Swimming enthusiasts, including Olympians, kayakers and volunteers will take part in Swim Across America’s inaugural Kiawah Island Open Water Swim. The open water clinic and swim will feature participants that fundraise for cancer research. The money raised will benefit the eight named Swim Across America labs at world-renowned beneficiaries.
Swim Across America is a national non-profit that runs swimming-related events throughout the country to support cancer research at the most highly recognized hospitals and institutions. To date, more than $65 million has been raised nationwide over the last 30 years and more than 100 Olympians have participated in SAA events.
Saturday, July 22nd, 2017. Freshfields Village Shopping Center on Kiawah Island will host Swim Across America Day from 2-6 PM. The event will include live music, Olympian appearances, sponsor games, a raffle and participating discounts from stores and restaurants.
Sunday, July 23rd, 2017. The Open Water Swim will take place from 8 AM – 10:30 AM., followed by post-swim festivities from 11 AM to Noon.
LOCATION: Night Heron Park, Kiawah Island Pkwy, Kiawah Island, SC 29455