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Join us at the Fernley Swimming Pool for a Pool Swim 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.


WHAT: Join us at the Fernley Swimming Pool for a pool swim to support cancer research, prevention and treatment with Swim Across America. This event is open to all, swimmers and non-swimmers alike too! Alexis Hall is the leader who chose to start this swim. Read her personal story below.

In 2015 a dear friend of mine lost her battle to cancer. She had been treated in San Francisco at UCSF. While she was there, she had gone through chemo with a girl fighting the same cancer. After she had passed MJ Hayes messaged me to tell me her story and ask me to swim in the Swim Across America San Francisco Bay swim. Three years of communication and friendship through Facebook passed before I could finally tell her I was able to swim in the ocean September 22, 2018. As I was swimming in the ocean for the first time, my Nana was being admitted into the hospital for the last time. In October she lost her battle to cancer. After this swim I was so inspired and wanted to hold an event of my own. I have been a swimmer my whole life and the Fernley Swimming pool has been my second home for many years. After swimming close to two miles in the ocean I realized this was something I always wanted to be a part of.

WHEN: June 29, 2019 from 8:00 - 11:00 AM

WHERE: Fernley Pool
300 Cottonwood Lane
Fernley, NV 89408

HOW TO JOIN: Click the register button in the middle 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: Every swimmer who participates will receive a Swim Across America cap and tattoos! Raise the amounts below and receive great SAA items for your efforts!

This year we are offering more prizes at more levels! Check out all the great incentive levels below, and see how much money you can help raise in the fight against cancer!

  • $100 - SAA T-Shirt.
  • $200 - SAA Sunglasses + $100 fundraising incentive.
  • $500 - SAA Towel + $200 fundraising incentives.
  • $1000 - $50 Amazon gift card + $500 fundraising incentives.

QUESTIONS? Feel free to email us here.