The results are in for our 33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim. Thanks to everyone who participated and we hope to see you again next year!
2017 Swim Results
Andrews Bay, at Seward Park
Join us for the 33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim. This event includes half mile out-and-back and one-mile open water swims in Andrews Bay at Seward Park. Lifeguards will be stationed along the course. Check in and day of race registration are available beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Register for the race online at seattle.gov/parks or over the phone/in-person at Medgar Evers Pool (206) 684-4776. Registration Barcodes are:
- 1/2 Mile 165668
- 1 Mile 165669
- Both Races 165670
|One Race||Early Bird
|Youth (under 18)
*Early bird registration ends 8/12/17. Registration Fee is Non-Refundable.
Past Race Results
Want to know how you stack up to past participants? View the race results from past years.
Toxic algae has been found in accumulated scum along the shores of Green Lake; however the lake is not closed and remains open to many activities.
King County Department of Natural Resources has been conducting weekly testing of water collected at the east and west swimming beaches at Green Lake as well as scum samples submitted through the State Toxic Algae Program. After each test, the information is reviewed by Public Health – Seattle & King County. Tests have revealed that the toxins are currently found in the scummy algae that accumulate and drift in some places along the lakeshore. Due to toxicity levels and algae movement, Public Health does not recommend closure at this time. [Read more…]