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Events Little Red Lighthouse Swim

Little Red Lighthouse Swim

This 5.85-Mile swim from 165th Street, within view of the Little Red Lighthouse, to Clinton Cove (Pier 96, at 56th Street), is one of our oldest and most popular events and features views of upper Manhattan and the Palisades. Thanks to the expected tidal assist, this is a great way to get started with longer-distance swimming.

This year's event is being held in conjuction with Shakespeare on the Hudson. After the swim, everyone is invited to an informal, pay-as-you-go dinner at P. D. O'Hurleys Bar & Grill at Pier 84 (West 44th Street).

Date:09/13/2008 (Saturday) 
Distance:5.85 M 
Predicted Water Conditions:Approximately 70 to 75 degrees. Wetsuits may be worn but may affect a swimmer's eligibility for awards. The full wetsuit policy can be viewed here.

There can be a substantial amount of chop in the water from wind & tide action. The waterways are salt-water and there is shipping traffic. There may be random jetsam & flotsam in the waterways. For additional information on swimming and water quality in the Hudson River, please see our FAQ page.  

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