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.
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.
On September 5, 2012, “Big River Man” Martin Strel swam from the Statue of Liberty to the Freedom Tower in the inaugural Liberty to Freedom Swim. Join us on September 14, 2013 for the inaugural Liberty to Freedom Swim.
Structured as an introduction to open water swimming in the Hudson River, this Swim is a great tune up for triathlon season.
This annual event commemorates the historic swim of Rose Pitonof, World Champion Swimmer of the early 1900's.
On September 5th, 2012, the inaugural Liberty to Freedom Swim, featuring Big River Man Martin Strel, took place in New York Harbor.
This Swim takes place in the Hudson River in view of Palisades Park, NJ, and the iconic George Washington Bridge.
To celebrate the Verrazano Bridge, this Swim spans the Narrows in its shadow from Brooklyn to Staten Island.