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Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon Hudson River Swim
August 2, 2014 @ 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm$60
The Swim is a wonderful opportunity for experienced swimmers to swim about one mile (72 lengths of a standard 25 yard pool) across the Hudson River and raise funds to benefit the non-profit volunteer organization River Pool at Beacon. The organization uses these funds towards the operation and maintenance of the River Pool off the north shore of the Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park. The pool is free to the public, open Tuesday-Sunday, 12-6pm (weather permitting), July through Labor Day. Life Guards are always present when the pool is open.
- Splash-off time: approximately 12:10 pm (rain date-1:00 pm)
- Where: Riverfront Marina Newburgh, 40 Front Street, Newburgh, NY 12550
- Check-in: 8:50 am-11:15 am (All swimmers must be checked in by 11:15)
- You must complete your minimum $100 donation requirement to check-in.
- Transportation to Newburgh available 9:15 am-10:45 am, for participants using Metro North trains arriving in Beacon at 9:14 am, 10:14 am from points south, 9:16 am, 10:12 am from points north