Swim Across America - Chicago, is an open water swimming event that takes off from Ohio Street Beach and raises money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment. Each summer, swimmers have the option of swimming 1/2 mile, 1 mile, 1.5 miles or 3 miles in Lake Michigan to raise money for the Rush University Cancer Center. Learn more about each of our events below:
Chicago Open Water Swim July 23, 2016 This swim leaves from Ohio Street Beach and takes you out into beautiful Lake Michigan for a distance of your choice (1/2 mile, 1 mile, 1.5 mile or 3 miles). All ages and skill levels are welcome! Click here to register!
Swim Across Lake Michigan While we aren't doing SALM in 2016, we are already preparing for 2017! To be added to the list of swimmers or volunteers eager to participate in SALM III, contact Sean Russell.
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