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The Frogman Swim Series strives to build national awareness of the Naval Special Warfare community and support the Navy SEAL Foundation whose mission is to provide immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and their families.  The swims present a challenging endeavor to provide a small reminder of the hardships endured by our elite and silent warriors while encouraging others to support and donate to the cause.

The Boston Frogman Swim is a 5k open water swim and fundraiser that supports the Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF), a 501(c)(3) with a coveted four star rating by Charity Navigator.

100% of net proceeds go directly to support the mission of the NSF. While $2000 is the ideal fundraising goal per swimmer, the majority of swimmers raise over that amount, many raise much more. If you continue on with registration, we ask that you bring that same effort of fundraising commitment as you could be taking the slot of a swimmer who has every intention of meeting or vastly exceeding that goal. If you’re registering just to set a PR or check off a bucket list item, this may not be the swim for you.


Event Schedule


0400-0500 Stage start area
0600 Race start area/parking open at Piers Park (95 Marginal Street, East Boston 02128)
0600 Swimmer/Kayaker check in open
0715 Check in closes
0715-0740 Swimmer & Kayaker Brief with Q&A
*Swimmer group photo immediately following briefs
0745 Navy ROTC Post/Opening Ceremony (reading of names of KIA/KIT)
0800 National Anthem/Colors
0815 Comms check/all support staff on station
0820 Wave 1 start (Kayaks already in water)
0835 Wave 2 start (Kayaks staged on dock)
1045 Swim Course closes
1100 After Race Party & Awards Ceremony at Reel House (6 New Street, East Boston MA 02128)


North America

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