15th Annual Narrow River Turnaround Swim


Event Date

Sat, Jun 20, 2020


North Kingstown, RI


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Narrow River Turnaround Swim

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About This Activity

The Narrow River Preservation Association invites you to join in swimming on one of Rhode Island’s most scenic waterways in a one-mile open-water loop swim.

DETAILS: all details available at narrowriver.org/swim

When: Saturday, June 20, 2020, 9 a.m. (rain or shine)

Where: URI Boathouse - Campanella Rowing Center, 166 Walmsley Lane, North Kingstown, R.I.

Distance: One Mile (1/2 mile out and 1/2 mile back). Common start for wetsuit and non-wetsuit Divisions.

Limit: 150 participants.

Registration: Online at narrowriver.org or in person the morning of the swim

Entry Fee: $35 if by June 18, 2019; $40 the day of the swim. The first 125 entrants will receive a 2020 Turnaround Swim T-shirt.

Timing: Ankle chip timing by Timing Plus New England.

Awards: Four awards: best times for male and female swimmers in wetsuit and non-wetsuit divisions.

Check In: 7:45 to 8:40 a.m. No one will be admitted to the Turnaround Swim unless he or she has checked in and received a numbered swim cap by 8:40 a.m.

Maximum Time: Swimmers are given one hour to complete the swim.

Mandatory Safety Briefing: 8:55 a.m.

Safety: Because of the uncertainty of weather conditions such as fog or lightning, the lifeguards and event committee reserve the right to cancel the event to ensure the safety of the participants.

Swim Sponsors: For an additional $20, have your name printed on the Turnaround Swim T-shirt to show your support for Narrow River.

Please note that the swim area is a natural environment, so be aware of the presence of objects that may be sharp. Protective footwear is strongly encouraged.

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