Say YES! to Life Swims Say Yes! to Life Swims: Discover the Joy of Swimming

Discover the joy of swimming

Paddle With Us

THANKS for your interest in volunteering

Do what you love while making swimmers safe! The role of Water Support, whether in a kayak, SUP, or motorized craft, is the backbone of our business. We pride ourselves in maintaining a stellar safety record for almost a decade in business. We couldn’t do it without you.

Why Be a Water Support Volunteer?

What We Expect from Volunteers

  • Participate in on-site safety meetings (1 per event).
  • Provide visibility for swimmers and help them stay on course.
  • Work collaboratively with other event personnel to keep swimmers safe.

We Provide:

Wearing the Say Yes to Life Swims Water Escort hat!

  • Loan of a personal walkie-talkie for each event.
  • Safety orientation and route maps.
  • Opportunity to build your self-rescue skills with a FREE 2-hour Wet Exit Clinic on June 23rd and/or September 7th
  • Say Yes to Life! hat when you volunteer for at least two events.
  • Excellent snacks and drinks at every event.
  • Lots and lots of appreciation.

With the exception of Awesome Alki, all events take place in Lake Washington.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR SUPPORTING THESE GREAT EVENTS!

How to Apply:

Please check the events you can commit to during the 2019 season below. Guila will contact you with further details.

Which events can you can commit to?

THURSDAY EVE STRESS RELIEF
TUBBY TROUT 5K
PONTIAC BAY OPEN WATER SWIM CHALLENGE
THE AMAZING OCTOCHALLENGE 8k
SEATTLE’S 10k INVITATIONAL
EIGHTH ANNUAL AWESOME ALKI
Waiver and Safety Plan

To paddle with us, you must agree to the terms of the LIABILITY WAIVER/SAFETY PLAN.


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