12th Annual Green Lake Open Water Swim

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Green Lake Park

Green Lake Open Water Swim
The event includes the ½-mile straight course and the 1-mile oval course. All participants receive a commemorative t-shirt and cap. There will be prizes for the top male and female in age group categories.

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For more information, please call 206-684-4961

Past Race Results:

Registration is open for the 32nd annual Emerald City Open Water Swim

This year’s Emerald City Open Water Swim is on Saturday, August 20 at Andrew’s Bay in Seward Park. Please contact Medgar Evers Pool (206-684-4766) with questions or email Kelsey.Smith@seattle.gov.

Day of Race Registration is Still Available!

You can still sign up for the 32nd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim!

Registration for all races will open at 7:30am at Seward Beach.  Please allow enough time to park and register prior to the swim.  Exact cash or check are preferred.

The ½ Mile begins at 9:00am sharp, with the 1 Mile race beginning about 30 minutes later.

See you at the lake!


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Past Race Results

2015 Race Results

2014 Race Results

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation for the Emerald City Open Water Swim Aug. 15

Emerald City Open Water Swim event posterWhen you live in a city surrounded by water, sometimes you need to think bigger than a swimming pool. Join Seattle Parks for the annual Emerald City Open Water Swim at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Andrew’s Bay in Lake Washington (Seward Park, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S).

There will be a half-mile triangle course and a one-mile triangle course with 30-minute and one-hour time limits. Able swimmers ages 10+ can register for either the half-mile straight course or one-mile triangle course. Participants who want the ultimate challenge can register for both races at a discounted price.

Certified lifeguards will be on duty. Awards will be given to the top overall male and female swimmers, and every registered swimmer will receive a specially designed commemorative swim cap and shirt. [Read more…]