Join the Garden City Community Pool as they swim to Fight Cancer with Swim Across America. Swim Across America raises funds to help find a cure for cancer. The Garden City Pool Swim is a part of the Nassau / Suffolk Chapter of Swim Across America. Since their inception in 2001, the Nassau / Suffolk Chapter of Swim Across America has donated over $5,100,000 to cancer research, prevention and treatment.
Proceeds from the swim will support immunotherapy research at the Swim Across America Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, lung cancer clinical trials at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and pediatric brain cancer research at the Feinstein Institute of North Shore.
WHAT: A fundraising swim right here in Garden City at the beautiful Garden City Pool. Participants can swim as much or as little as they like and it's all for a great cause! Proceeds raised help fund cancer research at local hospitals and cancer centers.
WHEN: June 20th, 2017 at 4pm - 7pm
WHERE: Garden City Community Pool
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: We encourage swimmers to each raise at least $100. Many will raise more but if everyone raises $100, our swim could raise thousands to support cancer research, prevention and treatment.
FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES: Raise the amounts below and receive great SAA items for your efforts!
Be a WaveMaker Swimmer:
WaveMakers are elite SAA fundraisers. All swimmers raise at least $100, but WaveMakers (WM) go above and beyond the call of duty by pledging to raise at least $1000. WMs get an exclusive WM prize, earned by all SAA WaveMakers across the country.
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