The 96th YMCA Goguac Lake Swim

Sat July 8, 2023 Battle Creek, MI 49015 US Directions


1.15 Mile

8:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT


8:40AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

200 Yard Short Course

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 16.


Capital Avenue SW at George "B" Place
Willard Beach
Battle Creek, MI US 49015

2023 Goguac Lake Swim Brochure




The Battle Creek YMCA proudly presents the 96th Goguac Lake Swim which will take place at Goguac Lake (Willard Beach).  Participants will swim 1.15 miles in open water, with times being recorded for overall and age bracket winners.  Proceeds from the event will go to help teach kids to swim in our local YMCA "Begin to Swim Program".

Goguac Lake: Capital Avenue SW at George “B”
Place Willard Beach, Battle Creek, MI US 49015


  • 200 Yd Short Course - 8:00 am  (Only for kids 16 years and under)
  • 1.15 Mile - 8:30 am
  • 750 M - 8:40 am


  • Early registration: By July 1, 2023 (shirt guaranteed)
  • Online registration closes July 06, 2023 (11:59 pm)
  • Late/Same Day Registrations will be allowed.  $5.00 INCREASE PRICING FOR EACH EVENT


    • The YMCA Goguac Lake Swim


    • 1.15 Mile Swim: $40
    • 750M Swim: $30
    • 200 Yard Short Course: $20

    Tee Shirts

    • To be guaranteed a Tee Shirt, participants must register by July 1st (11:59 pm).   Extra shirts will be ordered but will be given out on race day on a "First Come, First Serve" basis.

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