URBANSWIM

TAKE THE PLUNGE.

Join us for an URBANSWIM, and make waves in support of water clean enough to swim in.

URBANSWIM EVENTS

URBANSWIM events are multi-distance open water swim experiences with a focus on raising awareness of water quality.

Join the movement to make our urban waterways swimmable for everyone, one swim stroke at a time.

PRIDE Swim Manhattan

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Hudson River, past West Village

Preliminary Date: June 21, 2025  

 

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Brooklyn Bridge Swim

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Brooklyn waterfront

Date: TBD 2025

Distance: .6 Miles | 1 Kilometer

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Statue of Liberty Swim

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Around Liberty Island

Date: TBD 2025

Distance: 1 Mile 

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Rose Ultra Marathon Swim

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Manhattan to Coney Island
Date: August 17, 2024
Distance: 17 Miles 

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Liberty to Freedom Swim

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Manhattan to Liberty Island
Date: September 14, 2024
Distance: 2.2 Miles

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Manhattan Ultra Marathon Swim

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Around Manhattan Island

Date: Various 

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NYC OYSTER SWIM

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Vicinity of Governors Island

Reschedule Date: TBD 2024

GET INVOLVED

URBANSWIM is dedicated to providing safe access to local waterways, and to making urban swimming possible for everyone.  Join us in our efforts by participating in URBANSWIM events.

OUR PARTNERS

We are proud to partner with organizations that share our mission to provide safe access to urban waterways for everyone.

    Hudson River Park Trust

    Access Stakeholder

    Working closely with us in providing the venue for safe Hudson River entry and egress.

      Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse

      Kayak Support

      Our partners on the water, providing safety support for swimmers and free kayaking opportunities for the community.

        NYPD Harbor Patrol

        On Water Safety Support

        An important part of all on water safety in NYC, NYPD Harbor Patrol is a key contributor to safe open water swimming in the area.

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