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Join us at the Selby Aquatic Center as we 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 the Swim Across America Lab focusing on immunotherapy clinical trials and cancer research as well as the Adolescent & Young Adult Program addressing the unique concerns of young adults with cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center and pediatric cancer research at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.

EVENT INFO
ABOUT THE EVENT

WHO: This charity swim is open to the public. There is a limited number of spots so register and help meet our fundraising goal.

WHAT: This charity swim is ideal for open water beginners and those wanting to practice open water swimming. The lane lines will be removed and a buoy will be set in each corner simulating an open water course in the 50-meter tank!

One lap is approximately 125 yards. Every $50 raised allows you to swim four laps (approximately 500 yards).

The day of charity swim, we will host a clinic sharing tips on sighting, buoy turns and safety to help prepare or improve your open water swimming.

All proceeds from this charity swim benefit Swim Across America whose mission is to fund cancer research. There is a $25 tax deductible self-donation to participate in this activity. All participants will receive a t-shirt and other giveaways.

Swim Across America provides insurance and so no other memberships are required.

WHEN: April 10, 2021 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WHERE: Selby Aquatic Center
8501 Potter Park Drive,
Sarasota, FL 34238

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: Participants and swimmers receive a Swim Across America t-shirt, cap and other goodies.

  • $50 - SAA T-Shirt.
  • $100 - SAA Sunglasses + $50 fundraising incentive.
  • $300 - SAA Towel + $100 fundraising incentives.
  • $1000 - $50 Amazon gift card + $300 fundraising incentives.

QUESTIONS? Feel free to email julia@swimacrossamerica.org