Swim for Clean Water!

Apr 12, 2022

Event has passed

Registration is now open for the Buzzards Bay Swim, a one-of-a-kind scenic point-to-point open water swim across outer New Bedford Harbor. Assisted by a robust safety patrol, swimmers navigate 1.2 miles through the harbor and channel, passing by the iconic Butler Flats Lighthouse and the New Bedford Hurricane Barrier, one of the largest stone structures on the East Coast. At the thrilling finish, swimmers are welcomed with a beach party featuring a live steel drum band, pancakes cooked to order, gourmet coffee, and local beer!

The Buzzards Bay Swim is an open water swim benefiting the Buzzards Bay Coalition, a nonprofit that works to protect clean water in our region. $25 registration fee and $300 fundraising minimum ($150 for youth) includes parking, shuttle service, bag check, swim cap, chip timing, snacks, breakfast, beverages, event t-shirt, live music, awards, prizes, and a hefty bronze finisher's medal custom made by local artisans.

Whether you’re a serious swimmer or triathlete looking to train in open water, a recreational swimmer who wants to achieve a personal fitness goal, or you simply love the Bay and want to make a difference, you’ll have a blast at the Buzzards Bay Swim! If you love to swim and you want to make a difference for our local environment, then you should sign up today.

For more information, visit the event website or email us at events@savebuzzardsbay.org.

Event has passed

Event Date: 

Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 7:00am to 11:00am

Event Location: 

Fort Phoenix Beach State Reservation

Contact Name: 

Buzzards Bay Coalition

Contact phone: 

(508) 999-6363

Contact Email: