Aug. 10 — 18, 2019
NEK Swim week.
August 10, 2019 – Crystal Swim – Swimmers gather at Crystal Lake State Park, 96 Bellwater Ave, Barton, VT 05822. They swim east to the cliffs, hang a right, swim south to Moose Rock, cross the lake westerly to the railroad tracks, head north back to Crystal State Beach. 5 miles +/- in a spring-fed marvel. Kingdom Games also offer shorter distances (swim to the cliffs and back to the beach)
August 11, 2019 – Island Pond Swim – Swimmers gather at Lakeside Park, 32 Mill Street, in Island Pond (Brighton) and leave from the Public Boat Dock, swim around the island, across the lake and back. Last year swimmers saw a pair of bald eagles fishing. 4 miles +/- Lunch sandwiches are offered on the beach with BYOB.
August 12, 2019 – Lac Massawippi, Ayre’s Cliff, Quebec. 3, 6, 9, and 18 Mile Swims. Shorter distance swimmers will be ferried out in a patrol boat and dropped in the lake to swim their chosen distance to shore. 18 milers leave at 5 am from the bridge in North Hatley 56-68 Rue Main, North Hatley, QC J0B, Canada. 3, 6, and 9 milers leave from the Massawippi Public Beach just across Route 141 from College Servite, 470 Main Rue, (Route 141) Ayer’s Cliff, QC J0B 1C0, Canada Here’s The Map to the lake. For the chart of the swim course click here Marathon Swim #1. After party at Auberge Ayer’s Cliff.
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