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RCA Ladrigan Swim Races – CANCELLED

Bayley Beach Rowayton

RCA Swim Races CANCELLED Sunday, September 13th, 2020     Bayley Beach Race Start Time: TBD (approx. 1 hour prior to high tide) Check-in: 1 hour prior to start time No online registration available. Please plan to register and sign waiver form on race day. Celebrate the end of the summer season with the annual Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Races and Family Fun Day at Bayley Beach on Sunday, September 13th. We’ll start with the Lighthouse Race (a one-mile swim from Green’s Ledge Lighthouse to shore). Check-in for Lighthouse Race swimmers and their kayak escorts will start one hour prior to start. 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! Please check this page in mid-summer for updated race information and online registration. For more information please contact Heather Drstvensek. Race Details This is an event is comprised of three races: 1 mile Lighthouse Race • 1/4 mile Buoy Race • Children’s Swim Races   The Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Race is roughly a 1-mile swim for advanced swimmers only. $20 registration fee. The Buoy Race is a 1/4 mile swim from the buoy back to shore and is for advanced swimmers only. $20 registration fee. The Children’s Swim Races are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach. Free of charge. NOTE: ALL 1 MILE SWIMMERS MUST HAVE A KAYAK ESCORT (NO STAND UP PADDLES). ESCORTS MUST BE 12+ Y/O. NO EXCEPTIONS! SWIMMER & KAYAK ESCORT MUST BOTH FILL OUT WAIVER.