2018 Emerald City Open Water Swim

Saturday, August 18th
Andrews Bay, at Seward Park
9:00 a.m.

It’s time once again for the 34th Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim! Swimmers 10 to 110 years old can participate in this popular event at Andrews Bay in Seward Park, which includes half mile out-and-back and one-mile open water races. This year there will be a new Open category (no wetsuit, no age, no gender scoring) as well.

Lifeguards will be stationed along the course. Check in and day of race registration are available beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Register for the race online at seattle.gov/parks (SPARC) or over the phone/in-person at Medgar Evers Pool (206) 684-4776. Registration barcodes are:

  • ½ mile (10 and older) – 182856
  • 1 mile (10 and older) – 182857
  • BOTH RACES (10 and older) – 182858

 

Single Race Fees:– Early Bird Fee- Adult $30.00
– Early Bird Fee – Youth $25.00
– Regular Adult Fee $45.00
– Regular Youth Fee $40.00

Early bird registration ends 8/10/18. Registration Fee is Non-Refundable.

Fee for participating in BOTH races:
– Early Bird Fee- Adult $40.00
– Early Bird Fee – Youth $35.00
– Regular Adult Fee $55.00
– Regular Youth Fee $50.00

Early bird registration ends 8/10/18. Registration Fee is Non-Refundable.

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33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim Results

The results are in for our 33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim. Thanks to everyone who participated and we hope to see you again next year!

2017 Emerald City Open Water Swim Results Excel Spreadsheet

2017 Emerald City Open Water Swim Results PDF

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33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim

Age Group Winners with Mugs from the 2015 event

Download the poster

August 19th
Andrews Bay, at Seward Park
9:00 a.m.

Join us for the 33rd Annual Emerald City Open Water Swim. This event includes half mile out-and-back and one-mile open water swims in Andrews Bay at Seward Park. Lifeguards will be stationed along the course. Check in and day of race registration are available beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Register for the race online at seattle.gov/parks or over the phone/in-person at Medgar Evers Pool (206) 684-4776. Registration Barcodes are:

  • 1/2 Mile 165668
  • 1 Mile 165669
  • Both Races 165670
Early Bird
One Race*
One Race Early Bird
Both Races*
Both Races
Adult (18-64) $45 $60 $55 $70
Youth (under 18)
Special Populations
$40 $55 $50 $65
Senior (+65) $40 $55 $50 $65


*Early bird registration ends 8/12/17
. Registration Fee is Non-Refundable.

Past Race Results

Want to know how you stack up to past participants? View the race results from past years.

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Join Seattle Parks and Recreation for the Emerald City Open Water Swim Aug. 15

When you live in a city surrounded by water, sometimes you need to think bigger than a swimming pool. Join Seattle Parks for the annual Emerald City Open Water Swim at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Andrew’s Bay in Lake Washington (Seward Park, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S).

There will be a half-mile triangle course and a one-mile triangle course with 30-minute and one-hour time limits. Able swimmers ages 10+ can register for either the half-mile straight course or one-mile triangle course. Participants who want the ultimate challenge and register for both races at a discounted price.

Certified lifeguards will be on duty. Awards will be given to the top overall male and female swimmers, and every registered swimmer will receive a specially designed commemorative swim cap and shirt.

Register before Aug. 8 to received early bird discounts:
Half-mile: $30 Adult, $25 Youth/Senior/Special populations
One-mile: $30 Adult, $25 Youth/Senior/Special populations
Both races: $40 Adult, $35 Youth/Senior/Special populations

All registration prices increase by $15 after Aug. 6. Swimmers under 17 need parent approval to register. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Register online at https://class.seattle.gov/parks/Start/Start.asp, by calling Medgar Evers Pool at 206-684-4766, or download, print and mail your registration to:

Medgar Evers Pool
Attn: OWS
500 23rd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
Entry Form: http://www.seattle.gov/Parks/aquatics/docs/2015OpenWaterSwimEntryForm.pdf