Chandos Lake Swim Challenge

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Swim Safely – Ensure boaters can see you.

 

Chandos Lake has a 75 kms* shoreline.  As a group how many times can we swim around it?

 

Summer 2022 is CLPOA’s 3rd Annual “Around Chandos Lake” Swim Challenge.

 

First year – 2019

Our group swam 928kms equal to 12 times around Chandos Lake

 

Second year – 2021

Our group swam 1,277kms equal to 16 times around Chandos Lake

 

Please join us if you:

  • Can swim or float with a noodle.
  • Can swim a little or a lot.
  • Can swim every day or just the week you are on vacation at the cottage.
  • Want to swim alone and track your own distance or create a team and work together.

 

One requirement – you must be swimming in Chandos Lake.

 

How to participate:

  1. Sign up as an individual or a team.
  2. Swim responsibly.
  3. Track your distances in metres.
  4. Submit your total on a weekly basis using the honour system.

 

All distances, no matter how small, will help us swim “around” Chandos Lake.

 

Start Date:   As soon as you are brave enough to jump in the lake.

End Date: Friday, September 2, 2022  at 7:00 pm.

 

 

To Register >> REGISTRATION LINK

 

SWIM RESPONSIBLY:

  • If you swim out from the shore, use a spotter.
  • Ensure you are visible to boaters.
  • Swim with a buddy, not alone.

 

What counts as participation?

  • If your arms and/or legs are moving, any style – Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, Dog-paddle – assisted by fins, swim noodles, flutter boards, life jackets, water wings.
  • Face in or out of the water, with or without goggles or swim mask.

 

What doesn’t count as participation?

  • Dipping your toe in the water
  • Floating on an air mattress
  • Swimming in a pool or another lake.

 

Any questions? Email info@clpoa.ca.

 

*Distance has been calculated using Geodistance.com measuring the shoreline including all bays.

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