5th Annual Slam The Dam Open Water Swim in Las Vegas

Event Date

Sat, Sep 20, 2014


Boulder City, NV

About This Activity

Slam The Dam is listed as a top 35 MUST DO Swim in the United States and the perfect excuse to come to Vegas.  Join us for a festive dip in the magnificient Lake Mead and see what hundereds of others have experienced.

Just a short drive from Las Vegas and your senses will be overtaken by the majestic beauty of wild Nevada. No slot machines or table games at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, but you will be able to "double down" and swim two events back to back! Choose a 1.2 mile swim, a 2.4 mile swim or do both events back to back and register for the Super Slam!

Time limits do apply, so please review our website prior to registration.

Event details and schedule

Participants must plan to pick up all race day materials on Friday Setpember 19 from 4-7 p.m. There are no exceptions to this rule, you must be present for packet pick up or you may not race. Please visit our website for more information.

Lake Mead NRA is 21 miles outside of Las Vegas. Take Nevada Hwy/US-93 south to Lake Mead NRA. Turn west at Lakeshore Rd/NV-147 W/NV-166 N. Boulder Beach Special Events Beach will be 3 miles from the toll booth entry.

7:20 am: Mandatory Safety Meeting
7:30 am 2.4 mile race begins
After completing the 2.4 mile event, swimmers must check in with the timers to continue on with the 1.2 mile event.
9:20 am Safety Meeting
9:30 am 1.2 mile race begins.
Course closes at 10:30 a.m. for all participants.

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