Early Registration for the Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Is Ending Tomorrow, Friday, May 2


The 11th annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim will be on Saturday, May 24. The event is set in the protected waters of Virgin Islands National Park along the north shore of St. John. It will consist of three simultaneous events:

• Short Course: Maho to Cinnamon (1 mile)
• Intermediate Course: Maho to Trunk (2¼ miles)
• Long Course: Maho to Hawksnest (3½ miles)

The long course may be swum solo or as part of a 3-person relay team. There is also an “Assisted” category for swimmers using masks, fins and snorkels.

Early registration will end on May 2nd. Until then registration fees are $40 for adults and $25 for youth 17 and under. Beginning May 3rd and until May 22nd, registration will be $50 for adults and $25 for youth. In the unlikely event that places are still available, late registration will be available at the pre-race meeting, which will be held at Cinnamon Bay Campground, at $75 and $50 for adults and children, respectively.

To Register:
On-line at: www.friendsvinp.org/swim
By phone: 340-779-4940
In person on St. John at: Friends of the Park Store, Mongoose Junction; Connections in Cruz Bay and Coral Bay

In person on St. Thomas at: Caribbean Surf Co in Red Hook and Havensight   

In person on St. Croix at: SCUBA, Christiansted

New this year is a Recovery Party Boat Trip to Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands, on Sunday, the day after the Power Swim! Climb aboard with Cruz Bay Watersports for a day of island adventures aboard their beautiful boats for snorkeling, libations and a day at White Bay on Jost Van Dyke. The trip is deeply discounted and is a donation to Friends.

Full information about the swim and Recovery Party is available at www.friendsvinp.org/swim.
All swimmers are strongly urged to review the course details and competition rules on this website. For further information or if you have questions, e-mail: swim@friendsvinp.org, or call: 340-779-4940.