Liberty to Freedom Swim

Join us  for an iconic 2.2 mile swim from the Statue Liberty to the Freedom Tower.


Get Involved

URBANSWIM is dedicated to providing safe access to local waterways, and to supporting the cause of clean water.   Join us in our efforts by volunteering to participate in URBANSWIM events.    


Welcome to URBANSWIM

Urban Swim events are multi-distance open water swim challenges and clinics designed to get you out into the open water where you live.

Whether you are a seasoned endurance athlete looking for the next adventure, or a beginner interested in learning more, we’ve got the event for you.

Urban Swim Events

    Rose Pitonof Swim

    This annual event commemorates the historic swim of Rose Pitonof, World Champion Swimmer of the early 1900's.

    Liberty to Freedom Swim

    On September 5th, 2012, the inaugural Liberty to Freedom Swim, featuring Big River Man Martin Strel, took place in New York Harbor.

    Brooklyn Bridge Swim

    This quick but challenging swim along the Brooklyn waterfront features stunning views of Lower Manhattan and a unique perspective on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.

    Dock Share Program

    Our modular docks have provided Wounded Warriors and the New York City Tri with safe access to local waterways.        .