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February 27, 2018 - February 27, 2019
  • Please make sure the contact information you provide upon registration is correct. Add guila@say-yes-to-life-swims.com to your contact list.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age to register for an Escorted Open Water Swim. There is no upper age limit.
  • We absorb all registration processing costs. Unlike other sport sites, we do not pass these on to you.
  • To register for an Escorted Open Water Swim, you should be able to swim a minimum of one mile (1650 yards) in the pool. We accept and celebrate all swim speeds.
  • You must be confident that you are able to swim your chosen event's distance. If you are not sure, please register for a shorter event or take open water swim lessons first.
  • We donate a portion of each registration fee to Puget Soundkeepers Alliance to help protect our local waters.
  • Sorry, we cannot refund registration fees. (Exception: We reserve the right to refund a portion of the 10k swim's registration cost when purchased as part of the Intrepid Dual Swim Package. We will do so by September 5th only if we find a swimmer unfit, unprepared, or unlikely to finish the 10k portion based on that swimmer's monthly reports.)
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The Fresh Water Frolic: Wilderness Adventure Swim #2

September 8, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$85
September 8, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$85

NEW! Another unforgettable open water swim adventure in a whole new lake. The Fresh Water Frolic is approximately 1.5 miles long, and takes place in a gorgeous, sparkling lake outside Seattle. The lake is super-fresh, closed to motorized boats, and surrounded by trees.

Limited to twenty swimmers, includes a picnic lunch, snacks, paddle support, changing cabana, Wilderness Pass (if driving), and additional treats. A licensed, on-site massage therapist will treat several lucky participants to a free massage. You may even win a voucher for…

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Seattle’s Annual 10K Invitational Open Water Swim

September 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$195
September 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$195

This challenging endurance event in Lake Washington is for experienced distance swimmers only. Eighteen swimmers completed the course in 2017, and many described it as the best swimming experience they’d had all year.

We supply trained safety kayakers and also encourage swimmers to recruit their own paddlers. Swimmers are provided with drinking water along the route and a feeding opportunity at the 5k mark; your own paddler can provide feeding opportunities whenever requested.

We accept participants based on their RECENT open water swim…

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Seventh Annual Awesome Alki Bash

October 6, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$75
October 6, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$75

Words can’t do justice to this exuberant Autumn swim in the Salish Sea. A favorite with swimmers for six years, Awesome Alki is the pinnacle of the season. Many who swim this event go on to Alcatraz and to swim other ocean challenges.

Swimmers who participate in Awesome Alki in 2018 will receive a Say Yes to Life Swims swim patch for their swim parkas. You’ll potentially see crab and starfish as you swim, and warm yourself by the bonfire as you enjoy…

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