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The 2nd Annual AACPS Swims for a Cure features the Anne Arundel County High School Swim Teams coming together to 'Make Waves to Fight Cancer' in January 2020. 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.

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EVENT INFO
ABOUT THE EVENT

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.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 28th at AOSC at 3:00-4:30 PM
Wednesday, January 29th at NAAC at 3:00-4:30 PM

TIMES: 3:15 - 3:45PM - 3 teams in the water
3:45 - 4:15PM - 3 teams in the water

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:

  • Annapolis Panthers
  • Arundel Wildcats
  • Broadneck Bruins
  • Severna Park Falcons
  • Southern Bulldogs
  • South River Seahawks

Swimming at NAAC:

  • Chesapeake Cougars
  • Glen Burnie Gophers
  • Meade Mustangs
  • Old Mill Patriots
  • North County Knights
  • North East Eagles

WAIVER: All swimmers and volunteers must complete the waiver found here and submit to your Coach not later than January 21st. All swimmers under 18 - please bring the waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

FUNDRAISING: Our event goal is $24,000 ($2,000 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.

WEATHER: In the event of adverse weather conditions and the unfortunate occurrence of a cancellation, all proceeds will still be granted to Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center in support of cutting edge cancer research and clinical trials.

QUESTIONS? Feel free to email Cheryl Hickox