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Charity Swims

Charity swim is an open water swimming event, relay, stage swim or race with the primary goal of raising money, media attention and awareness for a cause, individual or non-profit organization, especially among individuals and non-traditional donors.

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May – December 2015

Catlin End-To-End Bermuda @ Fairmont Hilton Princess Hotel
May 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Catlin End-To-End Bermuda @ Fairmont Hilton Princess Hotel | Pembroke | Bermuda
‘Join the Catlin End to End 2015 charity swim event in Bermuda. A 4.5K non-competitive swim, starting from the beautiful Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel and [...]
Cap 2k Open Water Race & Pledge Swim @ Lady Bird Lake
May 3, 2015 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Cap 2k Open Water Race & Pledge Swim.  Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX — A 2,000+ meter open-water straight-away course. The only downhill swimming race in Texas [...]
Howdy Honda Cap 2k 11th Annual Open Water Race & Pledge Swim @ Lady Bird Lake / Tx. Rowing Center / Eiler's Park
May 4, 2015 all-day
Description — Austin’s signature open water swimming event — A 2,000+ meter open-water course — the only downhill swimming race in Texas. Join us for [...]
Ben Hair Memorial Open Water Meet @ Lake Anna - Christopher's Run Campground
May 17, 2015 all-day
The Ben Hair Open Water Race meet features a range of opportunities with race distances from 500m up to 5k, a large block of camping area [...]
2nd Annual Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman Swim @ 2nd ANNUAL AARON VAUGHN MEMORIAL FROGMAN SWIM
June 1, 2015 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am
This 5K & 1K open water swim (fixed buoy course) will honor one of America’s finest. Aaron Vaughn, a member of DEVGRU (SEAL Team VI), [...]
Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival @ Santa Monica Pier
June 6, 2015 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival @ Santa Monica Pier | Santa Monica | California | United States
The event is a benefit for Heal the Bay and its public marine education facility, the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Heal the Bay will receive [...]
Swim Across America Olympians Swim Clinic @ Town North YMCS
June 7, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – June 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Swim Across America (SAA), a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for cancer research, prevention and treatment is set to host its third annual Dallas [...]
Minocqua Island Swim Challenge @ Torpy Park
June 22, 2015 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Minocqua Island Swim Challenge is a one-mile out and back open water swim in Lake Minocqua. The event is hosted by the Minocqua Area Chamber [...]
Turks & Caicos “Race for the Conch” Eco-SeaSwim @ Rickie's Flamingo Cafe, Grace Bay
July 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am
Join for what Open Water Source calls “One of the most gorgeous swims in the world.” 1/2 mile, 1 mile, and 2.4 mile distances. 1 [...]
Turks & Caicos “Race for the Conch” Eco-SeaSwim @ Ricky's Flamingo Cafe Beach
July 6, 2015 all-day
1 mile and 2.4 mile races in one the clear, calm, turquoise waters of Grace Bay in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Races can be [...]
Luss Loch Lomond Swim Festival @ Luss, Loch Lomond
July 6, 2015 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Set in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Loch Lomond is the largest  body of freshwater in mainland Britain.  The scenery is unrivalled [...]
22nd Annual Maryland Swim for Life @ Rolph's Wharf Marina
July 13, 2015 @ 4:30 am – 11:30 am
22nd Annual Maryland Swim for Life Swim for Life is an open water swim competition and fundraising event to benefit Washington, DC-area HIV/AIDS non-profit organizations, [...]
Loch Venacher Swim Festival @ Loch Venacher
July 27, 2015 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Loch Venechar is a fresh water loch in Stirlingshire, located between Callander and Brig o’Turk. The Loch is 3.7 miles long  with its deepest point [...]
Loch Eck Swim Festival @ Lock Eck
August 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Set amidst the stunning scenery of Lock Eck, we offer you a series of open water swims to challenge all ability levels.   This event [...]
Bardowie Loch Swim Festival @ Bardowie Loch
August 4, 2015 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Set amidst the picturesque scenery of Bardowie Castle at Bardowie Sailing Club, Bardowie, Milngavie.   We have a choice of 1km, 2km and 5km distance [...]
Lake Washington Crossing @ Lake Washington. 1.4 mile lake crossing from Matthews Beach, Seattle to Denny Park, Kirkland, WA.
August 25, 2015 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
ISLESBORO CROSSING FOR LIFEFLIGHT 2015 @ Lincolnville, Me
August 29, 2015 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
This swim is a fundraiser for LifeFlight of Maine LifeFlight of Maine is a non-profit charity organization that provides critical care transport throughout Maine. We [...]
Loch Ard Swim Festival @ Loch Ard
September 7, 2015 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Loch Ard is one of the smallest fresh water lochs in Scotland. It is situated in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park  near [...]
C3 – Cape Circumnavigation Challenge @ C3 - Cape Circumnavigation Challenge
September 13, 2015 all-day
C3-Cape Circumnavigation Challenge is a 15.1 mile (24.3km) Ocean and Bay Marathon Swim that will take participants and their support craft around Cape Island (Cape [...]
The Ecover Blue Mile @ The Barbican & Waterfront, Plymouth, UK
September 14, 2015 – September 15, 2015 all-day
The Ecover Blue Mile is the UK’s mass-participation watersports event for our blue environment.  This is your chance to join thousands of people across the [...]
Swim The Island @ Isola di Bergeggi
October 6, 2015 all-day
The SwimTheIsland event is the ultimate sea water experience and is an annual open water swimming race held in the protected marine environment of Bergeggi, Italy. Organized byMatteo [...]
The 23rd Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swims @ Bermuda
October 13, 2015 all-day
Information and Entry Forms: http://www.aquamoonadventures.com Rich in history Bermuda lies in an astoundingly beautiful stretch of the Atlantic a mere 650 miles east of North [...]
The 23rd Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swims @ Bermuda
October 13, 2015 all-day
Information & the Entry Forms are posted here: http://www.aquamoonadventures.com/   Event Director: Randy Nutt info@randynutt.com  10K, 7.25K, 4K, 2K, 0.8K ~   Additional information:   Since [...]
Nanticoke River Swim and Triathlon @ Cedar Hill Marina
December 2, 2015 all-day
The Nanticoke River Swim and Triathlon is a 3 mile open water swim, a 2 mile open water swim or a sprint triathlon in scenic [...]
3rd Annual Sunset Crippen Mile @ Miromal Lakes ( Fort Myers Area)
December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am
The 3rd Annual Event honoring Fran Crippen.  Proceeds from the event go towards the Elevation Foundation set up in Frans memory. Held as part of [...]
Turks & Caicos “Race for the Conch” Eco-SeaSwim @ Rickey's Flamingo Cafe
December 3, 2015 @ 12:00 am
Join us a 1 mile and/or 2.4 mile event through the beautiful waters of the Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands. Designed for both [...]
Rei e Rainha do Mar – King and Queen of the Sea @ Copacabana Beach
December 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am – December 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
The King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar in Portuguese) is a three-stage professional and amateur open water swim series held [...]