2, 4, 6 Km Fundraiser Swim

2, 4, 6 Km Fundraiser Swim

Following the success of our previous "Bay to the BBQ Swim" Athlone Sub-Aqua Club are delighted to announce the launch of 2, 4, 6 Km Fundraiser Swim. The swim this year will take a slightly different format to our previous swim with the event being hosted in the picturesque Inner Lakes of Lough Ree at Coosan Point  on Saturday 12th, August 2023 from 10:30am. (NOTE: Swimmers will need to be present at Coosan Point prior to swim start for registration and a safety briefing, more information will be provided in the swimmer pack after completing the entry form below)

Entrants to the swim can choose whether they would like to pay the entry fee of €70 or to fund raise the entry fee amount (Athlone Sub-Aqua Club will create a personal online fundraising page for swimmers who choose this option and can also provide fundraising cards for cash fundraising). Junior swimmers aged 16 and above will be permitted to take part with the consent of a parent or guardian. 

Each entrant will also receive

There will also be a 1st, 2nd & 3rd place trophy for male and female entrants to each swim distance.

The Lough Ree Inn Bar & Restaurant will be open from 11:30am on wards with hot food available in the bar from 12:00

The Swim Course

The swim course will be a 2 km circuit starting from  the Slipway in Coosan Point and extends eastwards out along the inner lakes of Lough Ree

Swimmers will pass through a timing gate and enter the water from the slipway on completion of the swim swimmers will exit the water at the same point and pass back through the timing gate to have their overall swim time recorded. (individual lap times will not be recorded).

Tow floats are mandatory for all swimmers regardless of if they are taking part in skin or wetsuit

Swim Distances

Swim 1 - 6 Km Swim - 3 Laps of the swim course

Swim 2 - 4 Km Swim - 2 Laps of the swim course

Swim 3 - 2 Km Swim - 1 Lap of the swim course