Buzzards Bay Swim

Saturday, June 30, 2018
6:30am - 10:30am
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Fort Phoenix State Reservation
Fort Phoenix State Reservation
Green Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719

Discover the beauty and spirit of Buzzards Bay at the Coalition’s 25th anniversary Buzzards Bay Swim in New Bedford and Fairhaven on Saturday, June 30!

The Buzzards Bay Swim features a one-of-a-kind scenic point-to-point course across outer New Bedford Harbor. Assisted by the U.S. Coast Guard and a local safety patrol, swimmers navigate 1.2 miles through the harbor and channel, passing by the iconic Butler Flats Lighthouse and the New Bedford Hurricane Barrier, one of the largest stone structures on the East Coast. At the thrilling finish at Fort Phoenix State Reservation, swimmers are welcomed with a beach party featuring a live steel drum band, pancakes cooked to order, gourmet coffee, free massages, and local beer!

$25 registration fee and $150 fundraising minimum (pay-or-raise) includes parking, shuttle service, bag check, swim cap, chip timing, snacks, breakfast, beverages, event t-shirt, water bottle, swag bag, live music, free massage, awards, prizes, and a hefty bronze finisher’s medal custom made by local artisans. Qualifications apply. Special rates available for youth teams.

Cost: $25 registration fee/$150 fundraising minimum

Register Online
Note: You will be taken to a separate website
For more information:
Phone: (508) 999-6363 x207
Category: Buzzards Bay Coalition
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition
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participants at finish line at 2017 Buzzards Bay Swim
Even though the on-the-water activities were called off, swimmers still gathered at Fort Phoenix State Reservation to celebrate their fundraising accomplishments.

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