Sun September 17, 2023 Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520 US Directions
Events
Must Have a Dedicated Volunteer Paddle Next to You

Ages 17 and Under - 2 Mile Open Water Swim - Individual

$50 7:30AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT Price increases after July 18, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 13 - 17.

18 & Over - 2 Mile Open Water Swim - Individual

$50 7:30AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT Price increases after July 18, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 18 - 100.
The 2023 Swim Across the Bay Race will be Chip Timed!
Our biggest improvement, among many, for 2023 will be the transition from manual timing to chip timing. This upgrade will allow self-seeding at the start, more precise individual timing, and faster results!
Place
100 Jody Compretta Dr
Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor
Bay Saint Louis, MS US 39520
Description

Swim Across the Bay 2022


Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 7:30 AM 
 
START
Henderson Point Boat Launch
99 W Bayview St
Pass Christian, MS 39571 
 
FINISH
Beach North of the Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor
100 Jody Compretta Dr,
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
 
DESCRIPTION
Swim Across the Bay is a 2-mile, point-to-point swim founded in 2017 that starts at the Henderson Point Boat Launch in Pass Christian, MS. The swim route will be a straight line across the bay to the pier of the Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor. All participants and volunteers will receive a Swim Across the Bay shirt.

Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers. We will have a 2 hour cutoff for the race. Any swimmers that do not complete the race in 2 hours will be picked up by water support crews.  Any participant that is 17 and younger has to have a dedicated volunteer paddle next to them. All swimmers are welcome and encouraged to provide a kayak escort.
Participants can park at the finish line. Transportation will be provided to the start of the race or can be dropped off at the start by a friend or relative.
 
Event Details
Breakfast items and drinks will be available after the race for all swimmers and volunteers.
 
Volunteers are needed to kayak/paddleboard alongside the swimmers. A limited number of kayaks and paddleboards will be available for volunteers so we will also be looking for people to supply their own. All volunteers will receive a Swim Across the Bay race shirt.
 
Registration Fees (Early & Late Fees & Dates):
Early bird date and fees –  Until 7/18      $50
Regular registration –        7/19 - 8/31     $55
Late fees –                            9/1 -  9/17     $60
 
Packet Pickup (Location, Date & Time)
Packet pick up will take place on Saturday, September 16 in front of Buoy's Bar in Old Town Bay Saint Louis (115 S Beach Blvd, Bay St Louis, MS 39520).
 
Age Groups: Under 15, then every 5 years (15-19, 20-24, 25-29, etc.), and 75+
 
Awards:  Top 3 Overall Male & Female, & 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Male & Female in each age group
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