Urban Swim 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 Urban Swim 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 13th, 2014 we had 33 swimmers jump in the water outside the Statue of Liberty to make the challenging crossing. -.
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.
Join us for a paddle on New York City’s East River and be part of the movement to open up Manhattan’s ”east coast”..