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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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Jun
1
Wed
2016
2nd Annual Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman Swim @ 2nd ANNUAL AARON VAUGHN MEMORIAL FROGMAN SWIM
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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), was KIA on Aug. 6th, 2011 when a Chinook helicopter crashed in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan. All 30 American warriors on board lost their lives that day. This crash represented the single largest loss of life in Naval Special Warfare history.

The Annual Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman Swim is the primary fundraiser for Operation 300 Camp. www.operation300.com - an extreme adventure camp for children of fallen soldiers.

All registrants will receive free breakfast, juice, coffee, and fruit as well as a free lunch for our awards celebration! The first 200 registrants will be guaranteed an event sports bag full of goodies, including a specially designed, one-of-a-kind T-shirt from "Forged Clothing~ An American Brand" (A San Diego company founded by 2 Navy SEALs)

This will be a family-fun day. Events will be planned throughout the morning to entertain your children, including a 50 yard Tadpole Swim, so be sure to bring them along!

Jun
7
Tue
2016
Swim Across America Olympians Swim Clinic @ Town North YMCS
Jun 7 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 2:00 am

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 events June 7-8, 2013. The much anticipated fundraisers will benefit the InnovativeClinicalTrialsCenter at the BaylorCharlesA.SammonsCancerCenter in Dallas, the largest outpatient cancer center in North Texas dedicated to cancer care, research and education.

We invite all age group swimmers to join us on June 7th for technique tips from some of the best swimmers in the world including gold medalists Josh Davis and Neil Walker.

Jun
8
Wed
2016
Swim Across America Open Water Swim Event @ The Harbor on Lake Ray Hubbard
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jun
22
Wed
2016
Minocqua Island Swim Challenge @ Torpy Park
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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 of Commerce and the Oneida County Dive Team and is a fund raiser for the Dive Team.  Overall and Age Group awards will be presented. Wetsuits will be allowed.  Information and registration available at www.minocquaislandswimchallenge.com.

Jul
5
Tue
2016
Turks & Caicos “Race for the Conch” Eco-SeaSwim @ Rickie's Flamingo Cafe, Grace Bay
Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm

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 mile and 2.4 mile can be done back to back to get two races in one day. Grace Bay is consistently rated the best or one of the best beaches in the world. Swimmers swim through clear, turquoise water and see marine life along the way. Perfect for swimmers new to open water racing as well as experienced pros looking to take home a conch trophy. www.ecoseaswim.com

Jul
6
Wed
2016
Turks & Caicos “Race for the Conch” Eco-SeaSwim @ Ricky's Flamingo Cafe Beach
Jul 6 – Jul 7 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 done back-to-back. Well organized. Top competition. Carved conch trophy prizes. Great for swimmers new to the sport.

Luss Loch Lomond Swim Festival @ Luss, Loch Lomond
Jul 6 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 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 and an excellent location to enjoy Open Water Swimming.

 

This event will be swum from Luss Beach and will now be part of the Luss Highland Games.
This event will include 1k, 2k & 5k swims.​

 

Registration will take place from 6am with events starting from 8am. Full competitor details will be send out prior to the event.
Registration will take place from the Luss Beach.

Jul
13
Wed
2016
22nd Annual Maryland Swim for Life @ Rolph's Wharf Marina
Jul 13 @ 11:30 am – 6:30 pm

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, as well as local watershed organizations that advocate for clean, local waters.

Sanctioned each year by United States Masters Swimming, Swim for Life begins and ends at Rolph's Wharf on the Chester River, which is one of the Chesapeake Bay's most beautiful tributaries. Athletes have the choice of swimming 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 miles. New for 2013: The 2.4-mile Triathlon Challenge Swim!

The District of Columbia Aquatics Club (DCAC) will host the 22nd Annual Maryland Swim for Life on July 13th in Chestertown, Maryland. For more information and registration for this year’s event, please go to http://swimforlife.swimdcac.org

 

Jul
16
Sat
2016
SWIM OCEAN CITY presented by Ocean Games @ Swim Ocean City
Jul 16 all-day

The Ocean Games is an annual event held along the beautiful shoreline of Ocean City, Maryland. Conducted in cooperation with the Town of Ocean City, the Ocean City Beach Patrol, and the United States Coast Guard, the Ocean Games features seven competitions. “Swim Ocean City”, a WOWSA-sanctioned ocean race, features 1, 3 and 9-mile ocean swims, the “East Coast SUP CUP”, a unique ocean paddleboard event, offers 4 and 2-mile elite and open paddle board races as well as an up and back sprint race, and “Beach Flight Ultimate”, a beach ultimate frisbee competition.

In addition to providing you with an incredible open water experience, the Ocean Games’ mission is to raise funds for the Johns Hopkins Brain and Stroke Rehabilitation Program and help local charities and families, while simultaneously increasing awareness of brain injuries and recovery and promoting the positive effects that sports have on the mind and the body.

 

Jul
27
Wed
2016
Loch Venacher Swim Festival @ Loch Venacher
Jul 27 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 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 being  33 meters.

 

This event will include 1k, 2k and 5k swims.

 

The event will be sum from the Venacher Lochside cafe where full facilities will be available.

 

​Registration will take place from 6am with events starting from 8am. Full competitor details will be send out prior to the event.
Registration will take place from the Venacher Lochside Cafe, Loch Venacher, Callander, FK17 8HP.