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Welcome to the Swim Across America – Long Island Sound Open Water Swim! Established in 1992, SAA – Long Island Sound has raised millions of dollars for our beneficiaries: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian and Cancer Support Team. Thank you for your support of cancer care in New York.
Each year we are proud to host over 800 swimmers and volunteers, spectators and supporters, as well as Olympians near and far at our charity swim. We are so excited to have you join us for our 29th annual swim on July 31st at Larchmont Yacht Club and Larchmont Shore Club!
Whether you are a veteran swimmer or you’re looking to do your first open water swim, we welcome you to help us “Make Waves to Fight Cancer.”
Swim Across America is dedicated to providing a safe return to events in 2021.
SWIMMER INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS
***ALL swimmers between ages 10-12 must be accompanied by an adult.
***NO swimmers under the age of 10 are allowed.
Must be 18 years or older, have previously completed a LIS 5K swim, and have LIS committee approval.
A person may elect to swim alone, or be part of a team. Teams are friends and family that participate in a swim(s) together as a group, often times, in honor or in memory of an individual. Teams must have at least 5 swimmers and raise at least $5,000 – each additional member must raise $500. A swimmer may be part of a team, no matter in which venue they elect to swim. Online registration will close 48 hours prior to the swim! Event day registration may still be available if space permits.
Sound water temperatures can vary. Wetsuits are not mandatory, but strongly recommended. Please read our full wetsuit policy and tips on our Policies Page.
Online Rental: WetsuitRental.com is offering $15 off with code SAA15 on adult and youth wetsuit rentals. You can find more info here.
Online Purchase: Orca is offering a 15% discount on all Orca wetsuits with code SAAPARTICIPANT15.
All swimmers and volunteers must complete the waiver found here.