WHEN: Saturday, September 23

  • Swimmer Check-in:  7:30- 9:15am
  • Pre-race Instructions: 9:30-9:45am
  • ½, 1 & 2 mi swims: 10am-12noon
  • Awards & refreshments: 12-1pm

WHERE: Keller Beach, Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline

WHAT: Join Richmond Swims at Keller Cove & Help Raise Funds for Richmond’s Sailfish program

  • Eighth annual open water Bay swim
  • Open water swim competitions for youth ages 6 to 18 and adult swimmers at ½-mile, 1-mile and 2-mile distances – wetsuit and non-wetsuit.
  • Fundraising event to benefit the youth USA swim team “Sailfish” program in the City of Richmond, which is based at the restored Richmond Municipal Natatorium, known as The Plunge.
  • Proceeds will be used to provide scholarships to inner-city and at risk youth throughout Richmond; pay for pool rental fees, training equipment and coaches’ salary.
  • East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) will provide water safety and lifeguard services for the event.
  • This is the final event of the Pacific Masters 2016 open water swim season
  • Presented by: Richmond Plunge Masters (RPM)/Richmond Sailfish
  • Sanctioned by: USMS/Pacific Masters and USA Swimming/Pacific Swimming  Lifeguard Services and East Bay Regional Park District
  • All participants must be 2017 USMS certified members. Non-USMS swimmers may register with USMS at the event on race day for a standard membership or for a single event membership at reduced cost
  • The swim is open to handicapped swimmers; contact Head Coach John Schonder regarding specific water assistance needs

Swim Events:

  • 18yrs. + over -1/2 mi, 1mi, 2mi – wetsuit, non-wetsuit
  • 6-17