Saturday, September 3, 2016
Celebrate the end of the summer season with the annual Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Races and Family Fun Day at Bayley Beach on Monday, September 3rd. We’ll start with the Lighthouse Race (a one-mile swim from Green’s Ledge Lighthouse to shore). Following the Lighthouse Race is the Buoy Race (a swim from the buoy to the shore). Last are the Children’s Swim Races, which are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach. After the awards ceremony, all are invited to join in the traditional beach games, which include a tug-of-war, a pie-eating contest and an egg toss.
This is an event is comprised of three races: 1 mile Lighthouse Race, 1/4 mile Buoy Race, and the Children’s swim races.
No registration fee is required for the Children’s Races
1) The Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Race is roughly a 1-mile swim for advanced swimmers only.
2) The Buoy Race is a 1/4 mile swim from the buoy and back to shore and is for advanced swimmers only.
3) The Children’s swim races are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach.
NOTE: ALL 1 MILE SWIMMERS MUST HAVE A KAYAK ESCORT. NO EXCEPTIONS! SWIMMER & KAYAK ESCORT MUST BOTH FILL OUT WAIVER.