SNOW UPDATE: Our Tuesday, January 15th swim at NAAC at 3:15 PM is on! Our AOSC swim will be held on Tuesday 1/22 at 3:15 pm. Please note: fundraising will remain open through January 22nd. Thank you to our swimmers, donors, sponsors and supporters!
The Anne Arundel County High School Swim Teams are coming together to 'Make Waves to Fight Cancer' in January 2019. All AACPS high school swimmers are challenging themselves by swimming to raise funds to help fight cancer. All funds raised will support research, prevention and treatment at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.
Proceeds from the swim will support immunotherapy clinical trials and research at the Swim Across America Lab at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. Read about the groundbreaking trial with pembrolizumab, marketed as Keytruda, and the timeline of achievements thanks to the grants from SAA-Baltimore here.
Registrations: 13 Goal: 16500
WHAT: 12 AA County HS Swim Teams are coming together for pool swims to Fight Cancer with Swim Across America. There will be two pool swim events and each event will feature 6 teams. The team that raises the most money will receive a team party hosted by Chick-Fil-A.
WHEN: Rescheduled Snow date - Tuesday Jan. 22nd at AOSC at 3:15 PM
Tuesday, January 15th at NAAC at 3:15 PM | Snow date - Wednesday Jan. 23rd
WHERE: AOSC - Arundel Olympic Swim Center | 2690 Riva Rd | Annapolis, MD 21401
NAAC - North Arundel Aquatic Center | 7888 Crain Hwy S | Glen Burnie, MD 21061
PARTICIPATING TEAMS BREAKDOWN:
Swimming at AOSC:
Swimming at NAAC:
WAIVER: All swimmers and volunteers must complete the waiver found here and submit to your Coach not later than January 9th. All swimmers under 18 - please bring the waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
FUNDRAISING: Our event goal is $12,000 ($1000 per team) - All proceeds support cancer research, prevention and treatment.
FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES: All swimmers will receive a Swim Across America cap, chapstick and tattoos. And the team with the highest fundraising total will receive SAA t-shirts and a ChickFilA team party!
QUESTIONS? Feel free to email Cheryl Hickox