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14th Annual Beach to Beach Power Swim May 28, 2017

Author: Windspree Vacation Homes 

On Sunday, May 28, 2017 Friends of Virgin Islands National Park will host the 14th Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Checkout race results from prior years here!052beach2beach_start1

Beach to Beach Swim St. John USVI The annual race consists of three courses: the short course from Maho Bay to Cinnamon Bay, about 1 mile; an intermediate course from Maho Bay to Trunk Bay, about 2¼ miles; and, the long course from Maho to Hawksnest, about 3½ miles. Swimmers compete in the long course as an individual or as part of a 3-person team. Swimmers also compete assisted by snorkel and/or fins in an "assisted swimmer" category.

This popular annual event fills up quickly, so swimmers are encouraged to register early on the Friends of the Park website .  All proceeds help VI National Park and Friends protect and preserve the natural and cultural resources of the park.  What better reason to go for a swim?!

Swim to Cinnamon Bay, swim to Trunk Bay, or go all the way to Hawksnest Bay - choose your course!

  • beach-to-beach-swim-mapShort Course from Maho Bay to Cinnamon Bay, about 1 mile
  • Intermediate Course from Maho Bay to Trunk Bay, about 2¼ miles
  • Long Course from Maho to Hawksnest, about 3½ miles. Swimmers can compete in the long course as an individual or as part of a 3-person team.

Click here for an Interactive Course Map 

Beach to Beach Practice Swims start at Maho Beach at 8:30 AM

Sunday April 16- Maho-Cinnamon Bay

Sunday April 30- Maho-Trunk Bay (or Maho-Cinnamon)

Sunday May 14- Maho-Hawksnest (or Maho-Cinnamon/Maho-Trunk)

Anyone coming from ST Thomas, please take the 7:30 AM Red Hook Ferry and look for the event shuttle taxi with the Beach to Beach practice swim sign

** NEW THIS YEAR: Join RACE FOR A REASON **

Support Your Park & the "Learn to Swim" Program!

Support the "Learn to Swim" Program in Virgin Islands National Park along with the other 24 projects and programs that Preserve, Protect and Educate in our Park.  A chance to swim for FREE, prizes for top fundraisers and a Limited Edition Beach-to-Beach Power Swim hat for all!

Visit the RACE FOR A REASON 2016 page here to find out how.

Only 350 racers allowed.

To register, visit this page or call (340) 779-4940. Swimmers may also compete assisted by snorkel and/or fins in an "assisted swimmer" category


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