Midwest Open Water Swims - 2021

Calendar of organized open-water swim races in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Confirmed 2021 dates.
DateSwimLocationTypeDistance
6/5/2021 Big Swell - Lake Monona Madison, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/5/2021 Swim-Off to Summer Minnetonka, MN lake 0.3, 0.9, 1.2 mi
6/19/2021 END-WET Grand Forks, ND river 36 mi
6/27/2021 Zoom Open Water Swim #1 Sprinfield, OH lake 1.5 km, 3 km, 5 km
7/10/2021 Big Swell - Devil's Lake Baraboo, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
7/11/2021 Poseidon Swim Challenge Indianapolis, IN river 2 km
7/17/2021 2021 Brogan Open Water Classic Cleveland, OH lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi
7/18/2021 Zoom Open Water Swim #2 Columbus, OH lake 3 km, 5 km
7/24/2021 Cornhusker State Games Raymond, NE lake 100 m, 1 mi., 5K, 10K
7/25/2021 Great Lake Plunge Evanston, IL lake 200m, 1km, 2km, 4km
8/1/2021 Harbor Springs Coastal Crawl Harbor Springs, MI lake 1, 2 & 3 miles
8/7/2021 Point to LaPointe Swim Bayfield, WI lake 2 mi
8/8/2021 Mighty Mac Swim St. Ignace, Michigan lake 4 mi
8/8/2021 Zoom Open Water Swim #3 Cincinnati, ON lake 3 km, 5 km
8/15/2021 Swim to the Moon Pinckney, MI lake 0.5 mi, 1.2 mi, 5K, 10 km
8/21/2021 Swim Across America - Chicago Chicago, IL lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 1.5 mi, 3 mi
9/11/2021 Big Shoulders Chicago, IL lake 2.5K, 5 km
9/12/2021 Tallchief Open Water Challenge Sand Springs, Oklahoma lake 0.25mi, 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi, 3 mi
9/12/2021 Zoom Open Water Swim #4 Oxford, OH lake 3 km, 5 km

2021 dates not yet known

DateSwimLocationTypeDistance
7/28/2018 Clean Lakes Alliance Shoreline Swim Madison, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
8/5/2018 Swim the Bridge Saylorville Lake, IA lake 500m, 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi, 5 km
8/11/2018 Friends Of Plaza Pool OW Swim Presque Isle, MI lake 1 mi, 0.5 mi
8/19/2018 Big Swell - McKinley Beach Milwaukee, WI lake 2.5 km, 5 km
8/25/2018 Park Point - Lake Superior Duluth, MN lake 1k, 2k, 3k, 4k and 5k
6/8/2019 Gull Lake Challenge Nisswa, MN lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/22/2019 The Wilmette Open Water Swim Race Wilmette, IL lake
6/29/2019 Minocqua Island Swim Challenge Minocqua, WI lake 1 mi
8/4/2019 Swim 4 Freedom Lake Geneva, WI lake 3 mi, 6 mi
8/10/2019 Swim for Grand Traverse Bay Traverse City, MI lake 2 mi
8/17/2019 Endless Summer Beach Swim Gary, IN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
8/17/2019 Madison Open Water Swim Madison, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
8/18/2019 Break A Wave Traverse City, MI lake 1 mi, 2 mi
8/15/2020 Fidler's Pond Swim Goshen, IN lake 1 mi
9/12/2020 JJ Hill Lake Minnetonka, MN lake 1 mi, 2 mi

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Calendar maintained by Mark Spratt