8th Annual Brigantine Open Water Swim

Sun August 8, 2021 Brigantine, NJ 08203 US Directions

Where can I view the full Race Announcement?

Click here to download a copy of the complete Race Announcement.

When does pre-registration end?

Pre-registration ends on July 1st. Starting July 2nd, race day prices begin. 

What's included in the registration fee for participants?

The registration fee includes entrance to the event, a cap, a t-shirt (while supplies last), award (if qualified), and light refreshments. 

What are the age limits of each event?

  • 400M: 7 to 14
  • 2K: 11 & Over

If I wear a wetsuit, am I eligible for awards/prizes?

No.  Any individual wearing a wetsuit will not be eligible for awards/prizes.  A wetsuit is defined as either a full or partial wetsuit (i.e. neoprene or similar shirt and/or shorts).

What will the temperature of the water be during the swim?

The water temperature is predicted to be 70°F - 79°F.

Is wearing a swim cap required?

Yes, each participant will be provided a cap to wear during the race. This helps with safety of the event to ensure every participant can be seen. 

During the race, what kind of support is available to me as a swimmer?

The Brigantine Beach Patrol will be patrolling the waters along the course as well as on standby. 

Are there safety plans in place as a response to the COVID pandemic?

Yes.  In cooperation with the State of New Jersey and Atlantic County Board of Health.

What is Green Whales, Inc.?

Green Whales, Inc., is a NJ Non Profit 501(c)(3) that encompasses all that we do for the swim community! Green Whales Inc. funds Whelan’s Whales, the Greenheads Swimming age group swim team, and Stanley's Special Friends, a program for special needs children.  All proceeds from the 8th Annual Brigantine Open Water Swim will benefit Green Whales, Inc.

My question is not listed here, and I cannot find an answer on this website.  Who can I contact for help?

Email greenwhalesinc@gmail.com and a member of our staff will be happy to help!


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