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Join the Baltimore Pool Swim at the Coppermine Meadowbrook Club 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: 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 Coppermine 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 8, 2024

WHERE: Coppermine Meadowbrook Club
5700 Cottonworth Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209

Swimmers and Volunteers: Please fill the gated parking lot first and then proceed to the main parking lot.

New entrance and gathering area is past the main Meadowbrook entrance by the pickle ball courts.

8:30 AM - Registration Opens
9:15 AM - Opening Ceremony and Swim Photo
9:30 AM - Swim Begins
9:30 AM - Pancake Breakfast available for all swimmers and volunteers!
11:30 AM - Wrap Up

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.

You may support the swimmer of your choice by making an online donation. Or you may send a check, payable to Swim Across America, to the address below:

Swim Across America - Baltimore
PO Box 5384
Baltimore, MD 21209

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! Check out all the great incentive levels below, and see how much money you can help raise in the fight against cancer!

  • $50 - SAA T-Shirt
  • $300 - SAA Towel + $100 fundraising incentives
  • $1,000 - If you raise $1,000 you are acknowledged as a WaveMaker and receive WaveMaker benefits

WaveMakers: You may only pick up your own WaveMaker prize, and only if your fundraising has reached $1,000 on the day of the swim.

If you reach $1,000 after the swim, your prize will be shipped to you.

BALTIMORE "GET READY FOR A MILE" TRAINING: Starting June 4th, every Tuesday and Wednesday from 6-7 PM, we will be offering coaching for folks who have some swim experience who want to train for the mile. You must be registered for the Baltimore Open Water or Pool swim in order to attend. Email Annie Applegarth or Amy Nelson for questions or more information.

If you have participated in the training previously, we ask that you don’t join us until June 20 or 21, so that new swimmers can get their feet wet!

QUESTIONS? Feel free to email Annie

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