Open Water Wednesdays
Storrs Pond will host a series of 6 open water swims in July and August, each beginning at 5:30pm.
A buoy course will be set up in the pond and swimmers will leave the point and swim around the predetermined course. Each swimmer will be hand timed with results recorded and tabulated at the end of the event. Swimmer results will be ranked according to their age group and maintained throughout the series.
A lifeguard will be on duty and will at their discretion ask any or all swimmers to pass a swim test before allowing participation. As well, the lifeguard, at their discretion may ask any swimmer to leave the water for the safety of themselves and other swimmers. The event organizers and lifeguards reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event without notice in case of inclement weather.
All swimmers must be known by the event organizers to have sufficient swimming ability to participate in the events and must sign a waiver of liability before entering the water.
All swimmers must wear a self-provided and brightly-colored bathing cap: Yellow, Red, Lime Green, Blaze Orange, Bright Pink
Entry fee: $5.00
Dates: July 7, 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11