Midwest Open Water Swims

Now updated for 2017!

Calendar of organized open-water swim races in the Midwestern United States (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma).

2017 dates if available; otherwise 2016 dates are shown. To add an event to this list, please contact us.

Date Swim Location Type Distance
6/10/2017 Geoffrey Keller Memorial OW Swim Marshall, IL lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/10/2017 Warsaw Aqua Mile Warsaw, IN lake 1 mi
6/17/2017 Indy O.W. Challenge (USMS 2-mi Cable Champs) Indianapolis, IN lake 2 mi
6/17/2017 END-WET Grand Forks, ND river 36 mi
6/17/2017 Lake Harriet Lake Harriet, MN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
6/24/2017 Central Illinois OW Swim Hudson, IL lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/24/2017 Minocqua Island Swim Challenge Minocqua, WI lake 1 mi
7/2/2017 Zoom Open Water Swim #1 Wilmington, OH lake 3 km, 5 km
7/8/2017 Big Swell - Devil’s Lake Baraboo, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
7/14/2017 Flathead Lake Swim Series Flathead Lake, MT lake 5 km
7/15/2017 Lake Rebecca Lake Rebecca, MN lake 5 km
7/15/2017 Flathead Lake Swim Series Flathead Lake, MT lake 10 km
7/15/2017 Lucky Duck Open Water Swim Sylvania, OH lake 5 km, 1 mi
7/16/2017 Poseidon Swim Challenge Indianapolis, IN river 2 km
7/16/2017 Flathead Lake Swim Series Flathead Lake, MT lake 1 mi, 1/2 mi
7/19/2017 Point to LaPointe Swim Bayfield, WI lake 2 mi
7/29/2017 Swim Across America - Chicago Chicago, IL lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 1.5 mi, 3 mi
7/30/2017 Great Lake Plunge Evanston, IL lake 200m, 1km, 2km, 4km
8/5/2017 U. of Okoboji Swim West Lake Okoboji, IA lake 3.5 mi
8/6/2017 Zoom Open Water Swim #2 Springfield, OH lake 3 km, 5 km
8/6/2017 Swim 4 Freedom Lake Geneva, WI lake 3 mi, 6 mi
8/6/2017 Swim the Bridge Saylorville Lake, IA lake 500m, 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi, 5 km
8/12/2017 Minnetonka Challenge Minneapolis, MN lake 5 mi, 10 mi
8/12/2017 Swim for Grand Traverse Bay Traverse City, MI lake 2 mi
8/12/2017 Friends Of Plaza Pool OW Swim Presque Isle, MI lake 1 mi, 0.5 mi
8/19/2017 Fidler’s Pond Swim Goshen, IN lake 1 mi
8/19/2017 Endless Summer Beach Swim Gary, IN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
8/20/2017 Swim to the Moon Pinckney, MI lake 0.5 mi, 1.2 mi, 5K, 10 km
8/20/2017 Big Swell - McKinley Beach Milwaukee, WI lake 2.5 mi, 5 mi
8/27/2017 Zoom Open Water Swim #3 Oxford, OH lake 3 km, 5 km
9/9/2017 JJ Hill Lake Minnetonka, MN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
9/9/2017 Big Shoulders Chicago, IL lake 2.5K, 5 km
9/16/2017 Morse 5K Championship Noblesville, IN lake 5 km
9/17/2017 Zoom Open Water Swim #4 Delaware, OH lake 3 km, 5 km
8/6/2016 Wabeno Open Water Swim Wabeno, WI lake 1 km, 5 km
9/24/2016 Ohio River Swim Prospect, KY river 0.5 mi, 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi

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