New York state Open Water Swims - 2020

Note: Many 2020 swims have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click through to the organizers’ websites for current information.

Calendar of open water swims in New York state and New York City metro area. Confirmed 2020 dates.
DateSwimLocationTypeDistances
6/4/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 1 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
6/19/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 2 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
6/20/2020 20 Bridges Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
6/26/2020 8 Bridges Stage 1 Catskill, NY River 18.3 mi
6/27/2020 8 Bridges Stage 2 Kingston, NY River 19.8 mi
6/28/2020 8 Bridges Stage 3 Poughkeepsie, NY River 13.2 mi
6/28/2020 The BIG NYC Swim Brooklyn, NY Bay 0.5 mi, 1 mi
6/29/2020 8 Bridges Stage 4 Beacon, NY River 15 mi
7/1/2020 8 Bridges Stage 5 Ossining, NY River 19.8 mi
7/2/2020 8 Bridges Stage 6 Tarrytown, NY River 15.7 mi
7/3/2020 8 Bridges Stage 7 Inwood, NY River 18.6 mi
7/5/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 3 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
7/18/2020 Finger Lakes Open Water Swim Festival Watkins Glen, NY Lake 6 mi, 12 mi
7/19/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 4 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
7/24/2020 Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim Brightwaters, NY Bay 5.25 mi
7/25/2020 Montauk Swim Challenge Montauk, NY Ocean 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 5 km
7/25/2020 The Great Hudson River Swim Beacon, NY River 1 mi
7/25/2020 40 Bridges Manhattan, NY River 57 mi
8/1/2020 Swim Across the Sound Port Jefferson, NY/Bridgeport, CT Sound 15.5 mi
8/2/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 5 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
8/15/2020 Rose Pitonof Swim Manhattan, NY River/Bay 17 mi
8/15/2020 Betsy Owens and Terry Laughlin Memorial Cable Swim Lake Placid, NY Lake 1 mi, 2 mi
8/16/2020 Long Beach Lifeguard Memorial Swim Long Beach, NY Ocean 0.5 mi, 1 mi
8/17/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 6 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
8/21/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 7 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi
8/24/2020 40 Bridges Manhattan, NY River 57 mi
8/27/2020 40 Bridges Manhattan, NY River 57 mi
9/5/2020 Liberty to Freedom Swim Manhattan, NY River 2.2 mi
9/30/2020 20 Bridges - Swim Window 8 Manhattan, NY River 28.5 mi

2020 dates not yet known
DateSwimLocationTypeDistances
TBD Spuyten Duyvil Yonkers, NY River 10.5 km
TBD Finger Lakes Open Water Swim Festival Watkins Glen, NY Lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi
TBD Lake George Open Water Swim Hague, NY Lake 2.5 km, 5 km, 10 km
TBD New Rochelle Tour de Shore Open Water 2K in Memory of Art Figur New Rochelle, NY Ocean 2 km
TBD Governor's Island Swim Governor's Island, NY Bay 2 mi
TBD Triple Dip Brooklyn, NY Bay 1 mi, 2 mi, 3 mi
TBD Grimaldo's Mile Brooklyn, NY Bay 1 mi
TBD Governor's Island Swim Governor's Island, NY Bay 2 mi
TBD Breezy Point 5K Breezy Point, NY Bay 5 km
TBD Verrazano Bridge to Coney Island Pier Brooklyn, NY Bay 9 mi
TBD Brooklyn Bridge to Sandy Hook Brooklyn, NY Bay 12 mi
TBD Verrazano Bridge to Sandy Hook Swim Brooklyn, NY Bay 4.6 mi
TBD 2 Bridges Swim Under the Walkway Poughkeepsie, NY River 2.5 km, 5 km
TBD Ederle-Burke Swim New York, NY Bay 17.5 mi
TBD Terry Laughlin Celebration Swim Kerhonkson, NY Lake 1 mi
Virtual Swim Across America Long Island Sound Larchmont, NY Sound 2 km, 5 km, 10 km
Virtual Swim Across America Sound to Cove Glen Cove, NY Sound 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 5 km, 10 km

Calendar maintained by: Ingrid Bon