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12th Annual Bring on the Bay Open Water Swim Race

July 14, 2018

This is a swim race on the Ottawa River that involves over 600 swimmers racing a 3km or 1.5km distance from the Nepean Sailing Club to the Britannia Yacht Club!

All swimmers receive a finishers medal. Awards are given in the 3km swimmer in wet-suit and non-wet-suit categories for overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers (male and female) as well as for placement by age category (male and female). Points are awarded to swim clubs for number of participants AND for number of event volunteers!

Proceeds go to Easter Seals to support kids with physical disabilities and their families. Easter Seals provides financial assistance for the purchase of costly mobility and communication equipment to help kids with disabilities be as independent as possible!

Come and join us in the swim as a participant or as a volunteer!! Race kit pick up is Friday July 13 from 4-7pm