Individual Swimmer Qualifications

All swimmers in this level must be 18 years or older and in good physical condition, as specified in the Waiver of Responsibility.

In addition, you must have completed the Save The Bay Swim in one hour and 20 minutes or less in the past three years; OR You must provide either: Written documentation on official stationery that you have completed another long-distance, open-water swim in the past three years or less (mail, fax or email a copy of your results with the name of the event, contact person, date and distance); OR A letter signed by a witness (a coach, lifeguard or staff member who works at the pool in which you perform your swim test), who has witnessed you swimming two miles in a pool in an hour or less. This letter must be written or typed on official letterhead of the organization where the pool is located. It must also include the time in which you completed the two miles, along with the date the test was performed. All qualifications are subject to approval by Save The Bay.

Kayak Escort Option: If you do not submit one of these qualifications, you can register as a Swimmer with Kayaker to escort you. Kayak registration ends Monday, June 19. 

2020 or 2021 VIRTUAL SWIM PROOF: Please note that a virtual swim time from 2020 or 2021 will not qualify a swimmer who has NOT done the Save The Bay Swim previously. All swimmers must submit the qualifications above or register with a kayaker.