Join the Baltimore Pool Swim at Meadowbrook Aquatic Center to Fight Cancer with Swim Across America. Everyone's life has been impacted by cancer which is why we're swimming to help "Make Waves to Fight Cancer" and raise money for cancer research, prevention and treatment.
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.
Registrations: 19 Goal: 100000
WHAT: The Annual Baltimore Pool Swim has been one of the most successful pool swims each year since its inception in 2010. Join us at the Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center (5700 Cottonworth Avenue in Baltimore) to help make this year's pool swim to support Swim Across America Lab at Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center the best one yet!
WHEN: September 15, 2018 (2:00 - 5:30 PM)
WHERE: Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center
5700 Cottonworth Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209
2:00 PM - Registration Opens
3:00 PM - Swim begins
HOW TO JOIN: Click the register button on the home tab of this page and get your own fundraising page to send out to your friends and family. All swimmers and volunteers must complete the waiver found here and bring to the event check-in. If you are under 18, please bring the waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
FUNDRAISING: Participants age 18 and older are encouraged to raise $250. Participants under the age of 18 are encouraged to raise $125.
Participants can go above and beyond by registering as a WaveMaker and committing to raise at least $500. By pledging to raise this much in advance, we will award all WaveMakers who reach this goal with a special WaveMaker shirt, towel and Swim Across America wristband.
FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES: Participants will receive the following when reaching these fundraising goals:
Note: If a team raises $5,000, all members receive the full participation package above.
LEARN TO SWIM A MILE CLASS: Meadowbrook Athletic Club and Swim Across America are offering a FREE 15-week program to get you prepared for a 1-mile open water or pool swim. Classes start on Tuesday, June 5th and Wednesday, June 6th at 6:30-7:30PM and run Tuesdays and Wednesdays through the swim. The Open Water Practice will be on Sunday, September 9th, 2018.
The classes are free to join but you must sign up for the pool or open water swim and agree to raise the minimum required for your swimmer category. If you have any questions, please contact Annie at (410) 963-0569.
QUESTIONS? Feel free to email Annie