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Thursday Evening Stress Relief Swims

May 30, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$95
May 30th and June 20th
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$95

This two-event series offers a supportive, fun introduction to those transitioning to open water swimming. It also gives swimmers an early "leg up" on 2019 swim races.

Includes a FREE Open Water Mini-Clinic on Thursday, May 30th. Learn tips and techniques to ensure your success for the rest of the season.

SAVE $35 on a package of four events: become a Swim Animal.

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Tubby Trout 5k Open Water Swim

June 29, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$80
June 29, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$80

Celebrate The Trout’s seventh anniversary! Test your endurance while enjoying beautiful Lake Washington. The camaraderie can’t be beat, and everyone leaves with a branded swim cap and a handmade chocolate Trout prize.

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

SAVE $40 with The Vanquisher Triple Swim Package.

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Pontiac Bay 1.2 Mile Challenge

July 14, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$60
July 14th, 9:00 - 11:00 am
$60

Practicing this half-Ironman distance gives triathletes a real advantage over the competition. A great swim in a great location, it’s a treat for non-triathletes as well.

Located in north Lake Washington, this swim is always fun for all. There may even be a guest speaker!

SAVE $35 on a package of four events: become a Swim Animal.

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Pontiac Bay 2.4 Mile Challenge

July 14, 9:00 am
$75
July 14th, 9:00 - 11:00 am
$75

Double your challenge with the Ironman distance of 2.4 miles. Be the best you can be on your race day!

If you are not a triathlete, but just want to try a longer, more challenging swim, this event is for you.

SAVE $35 on a package of four events: become a Swim Animal.

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New! The Octochallenge 8k

July 27, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$125
July 27th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$125

This inaugural adventure swim (approximately 5 miles) is a kick in itself, and is great training for other endurance swim events. Swimming a brand-new route in Lake Washington (don't worry, there are no real octopuses there!) you will pass luxurious homes and wooded areas while building your open water skills and strength.

SAVE $25 with The Intrepid Dual Swim Package.

SAVE $40 with The Vanquisher Triple Swim Package.

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Seattle’s Annual 10K Invitational

September 14, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$185
10k Invitational
September 14, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$185

This challenging endurance event in Lake Washington is for experienced distance swimmers only. Come celebrate its third year with a brand-new route!

Twenty-five swimmers completed the course in 2018, and many described it as one of the best swimming experience they’ve had.

Swimmers must provide their own paddlers to supplement our trained safety craft, which includes kayakers and at least one Zodiac.

SAVE $25 with The Intrepid Dual Swim Package.

SAVE $40 with The Vanquisher Triple Swim Package.

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8th Annual Awesome Alki

September 28, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$75
September 28th, 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 Alcatraz and to swim other ocean challenges.

SAVE $35 on a package of four events: become a Swim Animal.

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Choose a Swim Series Package and Save

September 29, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$195
Swim Animal Badge
Package of 4 events
$195

Are you transitioning into open water swimming? Do you want to enjoy well-organized events with lots of safety support, while you save money?

Pay only $195 for these fantastic open water swim experiences worth $230:

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The Vanquisher

October 2, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$350
Package of 3 events
$350

Reach your long-distance swim goals this summer! This swim series provides a graduated, step-by-step approach to successful marathon swimming.

Pay only $350 for these fantastic open water swim experiences worth $390:

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The Intrepid

October 3, 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$275
Package of 2 Endurance Events
$275

If you’re serious about improving your long-distance stamina, The Intrepid Dual Swim Package (total 15k) is for you.

Pay only $275 for these fantastic open water swim experiences worth $300:

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