NYC SWIM

    Start the holiday weekend--and your summer--with NYC Swim's season opener, a beginner-friendly 1.6-Mile swim down the Hudson from Christopher Street Pier (Pier 45) in the West Village to the North Cove Yacht Harbor, Battery Park City. Finish in the top 85% and you'll be eligible for the Liberty Island Swim in June.

    Date:05/28/2011 (Saturday) 
    Distance:1.6 M 
    Predicted Water Conditions:Approximately 57 to 64 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