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Thursday Evening Stress Relief Swims

June 5, 1:30 am - 3:30 am
$125
Two swimmers, Thursday evening 2019
June 4th and June 11th
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$125

This event has been canceled. Please stay home if you can, and stay safe!

This two-event series offers a supportive, fun introduction to those transitioning to open water swimming. Choose either the .5 mile or the 1 mile route each time.

SAVE $25 with a Swim Animal Package.

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NEW! Special Solstice Swim

June 20, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$65
June 20th
9:00 am - 11:00 am
1.2 miles $65
2.4 miles $75

Registration opens June 10th!

Celebrate summer with this joyful swim. Pre-register for either a 1.2 mile or a 2.4 mile route.

Are you a 2020 Thursday Evening Swims alumnus? Receive your Solstice gift, (a crisp, new $10 bill), when you arrive.

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Tubby Trout 5k Open Water Swim

June 27, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$80
June 27th
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$80

Celebrate The Trout’s eighth anniversary! Test your endurance while enjoying beautiful Lake Washington. All swimmers receive a "Tubby Trout 5k OWS” sticker for their car, laptop, or mug.

If you are planning to swim endurance events this year, the Tubby Trout will provide the training you need.

SAVE $30 with The Intrepid Double Swim Package.

SAVE $40 with The Vanquisher Triple Swim Package.

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The Amazing Octochallenge 8k

July 25, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$150
July 25th
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$150

This 8k (approximately 5 miles) adventure swim features one of the most beautiful routes in Lake Washington. Build your open water skills while challenging yourself to a near-marathon distance. All swimmers receive an OctoPrize.

SAVE $30 with The Intrepid Double Swim Package.

SAVE $40 with The Vanquisher Triple Swim Package.

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NEW! Deception Pass Adventure Swim

August 15, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$95
Deception Pass
August 15th
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$95

1.5 miles in beautiful Bowman Bay. Bonfire and gourmet picnic included. Explore fantastic hiking trails after you swim. Bring the family!

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Seattle’s Annual 10K Invitational Open Water Swim

September 19, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$175
10K Invitational
September 19th
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$175

Celebrate Seattle 10k’s fourth year! This non-competitive endurance event in Lake Washington is for experienced distance swimmers, and registration is limited to twenty qualified participants. Many swimmers describe this event as one of the best open water swims they’ve ever had.

SAVE $40 with The Vanquisher Triple Swim Package.

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9th Annual Awesome Alki Bash

September 26, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$75
September 26th
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 years, Awesome Alki is the pinnacle of the season. Many who swim this event go on to swim Alcatraz and other ocean challenges.

SAVE $25 with a Swim Animal Package.

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Choose a Swim Series Package and Save

September 29, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Choose a Swim Series Package and Save

Whether you are a novice or an elite open water swimmer — or somewhere in the middle — we offer a discounted swim package for YOU.

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Swim Animal

October 1, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$175
Swim Animal Badge
Package of 3 introductory events
$175

This package has been canceled. Please stay home if you can, and stay safe!

Are you transitioning into open water swimming? Would you like to swim in both fresh and salt water? Do you want to enjoy well-organized events with lots of safety support, while you save money?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, become a 2020 Swim Animal! Pay only $175 for these fantastic open water swim experiences, worth $200 if registered for separately:

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The Intrepid

October 2, 4:00 am - 5:00 am
$200
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Package of 2 sequenced endurance events
$200

If you’re serious about improving your long-distance stamina, The Intrepid Double Swim Package is for you.

Save $30 on these fantastic open water swim experiences:

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The Vanquisher

October 2, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$365
Package of 3 spectacular events, culminating in a marathon swim
$365

Reach your long-distance swim goals this summer! This swim series provides a graduated, step-by-step approach to successful marathon swimming. Certificate awarded upon completion of all three events.

Pay only $365 for these fantastic open water swim experiences worth $405:

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