Open Water - Sanctioned Swims

The following open-water swims are USMS sanctioned events that take place within the Midwest....for a listing of all USMS sanctioned open-water swims NATIONWIDE...look at the USMS long distance calendar

Event Date Location Distance Event Information Registration
Geoffrey Keller Memorial Open Water Swim June 10, 2017 Lincoln Trail State Park, Marshall, Illinois 62441 1.2 & 2.4 miles Information Registration
4th Annual Indy Open Water Challenge June 17, 2017 Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, IN 1 & 2 miles Information Registration
Chattanooga Swim Fest
National
Championship
Jun 2 - 4, 2017 Chattanooga, TN 1 mile, 2.4 Mile, 9.2 Mile Information Registration
Central Illinois
Open Water Swim
(CIOWS)
June 24 2017 Evergreen Lake, Comlara Park
(near Hudson), IL
1.2 & 2.4 miles Information Registration
28th Annual Lake Erie Open Water July 15, 2017 Lake Erie,
Edgewater Beach
Cleveland, OH
1/2 mile, 1 & 2 mile Information Registration
Madison Open Water Swim Aug 19, 2017 Lake Monona,
Madison, WI
1.2 or 2.4 miles Information Registration
Big Shoulders
Open Water Swim - National Championship
SOLD OUT!!
September 9, 2017
Ohio Street Beach, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL 3-6 mile Chris Sheehan
bigshoulders2013@yahoo.com
www.BigShoulders.org

 

Open Water - Non-Sanctioned Open Water Swimming Events

These events are not sanctioned by USMS, so they are not run or insured by Michigan Masters LMSC or any LMSC, but they are located in the midwest and should be driving distance for those located in Michigan

Event Date Location Distance Event Information Registration
Warsaw Aqua Mile June 10, 2017 Warsaw, IN 1 mile Information Registration
Huron Valley Penguins Plunge Open Water Meet June 24, 2017 Island Lake State Rec. Area, Kent Lake, Brighton, MI 1K, 3K or 5K Information Registration
Annual Motor City Mile Thursday, July 6, 2017 Belle Isle Beach, Detroit, Michigan 1/2 mile & 1 mile & 5 K Shannon Dunworth
248-477-0521
Information
Battle Creek YMCA Goguac Lake Swim July 15, 2017 Willard Beach, Goguac Lake, Battle Creek, Michigan 1.15 mile, 200 Yard, 750 Meter Battle Creek YMCA
269-963-9622
Information
Lucky Duck Open Water Swim July 15, 2017 Olander Park Sylvania, OH 1 mile & 5 K Information Registration
Poseidon Swim Challenge July 16, 2017 White River State Park Canal, Indianapolis, IN 2K Information Registration
Jon Logan Open Water Swim July 30, 2017 Wixom, Michigan (Island Lake of Novi Community) 1.5 Mile Information Registration
Harbor Springs Coastal Crawl August 13, 2017 Harbor Springs, Michigan 1, 2, and 3 Mile Swim and Kids 1/2 Mile Swim Information
Friends of Plaza Pool
August 12, 2017 Crystal Point on Presque Isle, MI
on Lake Huron
1, 1/2 mile (or open water short swim for young kids) Information Registration
Swim for Grand Traverse Bay
(to benefit The Watershed Center)
Aug 12, 2017 Grand Traverse Bay
on Lake Michigan
2 miles Information Registration
Swim to the Moon
Aug 20, 2017 Patterson Lake,
Pinckney Rec. Area,
Pinckney, Michigan
1.2 mile& 5K, 10 K Information Registration
Break a Wave
Aug 27, 2017 Old Mission Harbor,
Traverse City, Michigan
1 & 2 mile course Information Registration