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Green Lake Open Water Swim


10th Annual Green Lake Open Water Swim

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Green Lake Park
The event includes the ½-mile straight course and the 1-mile oval course. All participants receive a commemorative t-shirt and cap. There will be prizes for the top male and female in age group categories.
Click here for the registration form.

First Open Water Swim? Read up on some tips here.


  • Registration begins March 12 at noon.
  • Early-Bird Special (through June 12): $25 Youth/Special Pop, $30 Adult, Both Races: $35 Youth, Sr, Special Pops and $40 for Adults
  • After June 12: $40 Youth/Special Pops, $45 Adult, Both Races: $50 Youth, Sr, Special Pops and $55 for Adults
  • On-line and mail-in registration ends on Thursday, June 27.  All other registration must be done on the day of the race.
    The registration fee is non-refundable.
  • Day of Race Registration starts Sunday, June 29  in Evans Pool/Green Lake Community Center Lobby, between 7:30-8:30 a.m. ALL participants will then go to the gym to receive their race numbers, caps and t-shirts.
  • Evans Pool/Green Lake Community Center is located at 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N.,  Seattle, WA 98115.

Register on-line at SPARC

  • ½-mile course code #101071
  • 1-mile course code #101021
  • Both ½-mile and 1-mile #101075

Race Day Information

  • Check-in stations open at 7:30 a.m.
  • ½-Mile Swim begins at 9 a.m. from West Green Lake Beach
  • Mile Swim begins at approx. 9:30 a.m., after the ½-Mile Swim is finished. The Mile Swim begins and ends at East Green Lake Beach.
  • Awards program follows the Mile Swim.
  • Shuttle vans to Green Lake West Beach for ½-Mile Swim start at 7:45 a.m.
  • Lockers for storage available for $.25 in the pool locker rooms.

For more information, please call 206-684-4961


Thank you to our sponsors:

Click here to visit the Associated Recreation Council (ARC) web site          

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Updated April 17, 2014

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