NYC SWIM

Events Great Hudson River Swim

Great Hudson River Swim

On May 23, 2009, NYC Swim will present the Great Hudson River Swim (formerly the Lady Liberty Swim). The swim starts at Christopher Street Pier (Pier 45), Hudson River Park and ends in the North Cove Yacht Harbor, Battery Park City.

After the swim, join the NYC Swim Staff for an informal, pay-as-you-go brunch at the nearby Steamer's Landing.

Date:05/23/2009 (Saturday) 
Distance:1.3 M 
Predicted Water Conditions:Approximately 55 to 60 degrees. Wetsuits/non-traditional swim attire 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. 

GREAT HUDSON RIVER SWIM 2012 PRESS COVERAGE