Activities

  • The Great Salt Pond Swim 4- 2018 - Estimated (1) Mile Pool Swim Time - 25 Minutes
  • The Great Salt Pond Swim 4- 2018 - Estimated (1) Mile Pool Swim Time - 35 Minutes
  • The Great Salt Pond Swim 4- 2018 - Estimated (1) Mile Pool Swim Time - 45 Minutes
  • The Great Salt Pond Swim 4- 2018 - Estimated (1) Mile Pool Swim Time - 55 Minutes
  • The Great Salt Pond Swim 4- 2018 - Estimated (1) Mile Pool Swim Time - 90 Minutes (Swimmers have the option in this category to use swim accessories such as fins, paddles, kichboards, snorkels, pull buoys, etc.)

Description

Great Swimming Opportunity for First-time Open Water Swimmers

The Committee for the Great Salt Pond’s fourth annual swim, known as The Great Salt Pond Swim 4-2018 will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 on Block Island, Rhode Island.  This will be a (1) one mile swim limited to 150 individuals, starting at Andy’s Way Beach, swimming out toward Beane Point, and returning to Andy’s Way Beach.  The swimmer registration fee for this event is $55.00, and registration will open on October 1, 2017.  This is a great opportunity for first-time open water swimmers and experienced swimmers.  The swim course is in a protected area with not much chop.  In addition, the swim will take place along a straight line, marked by buoys.  This swim is an annual fundraiser, serving to support our efforts to protect The Great Salt Pond, and provide funds for additional water testing in the recreational swim areas.  Go to www.CGSPBlockIsland.org, click the link 2018 Swim, and then click on the link"Swim Participant Packet" for more information, and be sure to visit our facebook page at facebook.com/cgspblockisland.  (Go to:  www.CGSPBlockIsland.org to view photos of all the past swims)

Event details and schedule

Visit our website at CGSPBlockIsland.org for all the event details, and click on the link 2018 Swim, and then click on the link "Swim Participant Packet".  On-Line Registration for the event will open on October 1, 2017 and close on July 27, 2018 at 12am.  On-Site Registration will close on July 28, 2018 at 10:15 am. 

Please be sure to read the "Swim Participant Packet", which contains all the swim information, including the waiver form, start and packet pick-up times and other important information.

Organised by

The Committee for the Great Salt Pond

P.O. Box 1092, Block Island

Phone: 804-337-4036

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