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. This year, we will also host our 2nd Swim Across Lake Michigan. Learn more about each of our events below:
Chicago Open Water Swim July 25, 2015 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 July 31-Aug 1, 2015 This year, join Swim Across America - Chicago for the 2nd Swim Across Lake Michigan! We are looking for 25 swimmers and top fundraisers to join us on the shores of Chicago and swim relay style until we reach the beaches of Michigan.Click here to learn more about this unique opportunity!
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