A special thank you to friends of the swim

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The 12th Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon Hudson River Swim





     
    Newburgh Beacon Bridge Swim
    July 19th, 2015  
    Times by SuperRaceSystems.com
       
       
No. Wave Time  
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1 2 41:11:00  
4 1 58:13:00  
7 1 51:48:00  
8 1 44:16:00  
9 1 37:47:00  
12 2 41:07:00  
14 1 1:30:07  
15 1 48:09:00  
16 2 51:49:00  
17 1 43:50:00  
18 2 32:40:00  
19 1 51:56:00  
20 1 46:11:00  
23 1 45:59:00  
24 1 37:46:00  
29 2 1:02:49  
30 3 43:18:00  
32 1 44:19:00  
34 1 49:09:00  
35   49:41:00  
36 3 55:59:00  
37 2 56:39:00  
41 1 45:14:00  
44 1 1:00:27  
45 2 49:59:00  
46 1 1:33:37  
48 2 54:53:00  
50 2 36:41:00  
52 2 1:00:17  
53 3 49:33:00  
54 1 47:56:00  
55 3 1:02:20  
57 3 47:48:00  
58 2 47:11:00  
61 1 1:08:24  
62 1 35:32:00  
63 2 53:43:00  
65 3 43:45:00  
66 3 52:20:00  
67 1 42:28:00  
68 2 1:04:02  
69 2 41:10:00  
70 2 1:15:30  
71 2 1:06:54  
72 3 53:25:00  
73 2 44:08:00  
74 1 47:17:00  
76 1 55:07:00  
77 1 55:11:00  
81 1 44:46:00  
82 2 44:01:00  
84 1 39:15:00  
85 1 1:01:02  
86 1 54:33:00  
88 2 46:29:00  
89 1 34:37:00  
92 1 42:54:00  
93 1 40:24:00  
94 1 44:13:00  
95 2 1:03:34  
96 1 42:46:00  
97 1 47:26:00  
100 1 1:01:07  
101 1 38:58:00  
102 3 52:22:00  
103 2 1:00:21  
106 1 1:01:12  
107 1 53:34:00  
108 2 58:10:00  
109 1 1:00:12  
110 2 51:14:00  
111 1 1:09:47  
112 1 55:51:00  
113 1 50:40:00  
114 1 44:51:00  
116 3 52:31:00  
118 1 1:07:36  
119 2 41:28:00  
124 3 45:03:00  
125 3 49:40:00  
127   59:01:00  
128 1 1:01:55  
129 2 47:14:00  
130 2 1:04:56  
131 3 42:47:00  
132 2 54:27:00  
133 1 45:31:00  
134 3 1:06:04  
135 1 37:22:00  
136 3 32:00:00  
137 2 1:04:13  
138 3 39:58:00  
139 1 46:32:00  
140 1 37:35:00  
144 2 1:00:10  
145 1 43:01:00  
148 2 33:29:00  
149 1 37:25:00  
150 1 44:47:00  
152 1 39:21:00  
154 1 34:39:00  
155 1 47:37:00  
156 3 57:51:00  
157 1 1:08:47  
158 1 37:48:00  
159 2 1:07:13  
160 1 1:07:36  
161 1 43:48:00  
162 1 56:33:00  
163 1 43:41:00  
164 1 41:00:00  
165 1 1:25:43  
168 1 56:29:00  
169 1 1:17:53  
170 3 49:52:00  
171 3 1:08:45  
172 3 43:22:00  
173 1 42:42:00  
174 1 42:39:00  
175 1 1:13:09  
176 1 42:15:00  
177 2 41:12:00  
178 2 1:11:45  
179 1 51:43:00  
182 1 53:10:00  
183 1 56:22:00  
184 2 34:40:00  
185 1 35:43:00  
186 2 33:34:00  
187 3 53:43:00  
188 1 1:03:08  
190 2 58:06:00  
191 3 45:48:00  
192 1 1:11:07  
193 2 47:23:00  
195 3 38:35:00  
196 3 39:56:00  
197 2 54:29:00  
198 2 34:34:00  
199 2 45:40:00  
200 3 33:02:00  
201 2 50:52:00  
202 2 58:03:00  
203 2 51:11:00  
       

 

Benefiting the operation and maintenance of the River Pool at Beacon

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

Sunday July 19, 2015
Riverfront Marina Newburgh-Beacon Institute Dock

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
LOGIN OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT HERE 

We are unable to accommodate walk-ups on July 19.

Thank you swimmers, kayakers, volunteers and supporters during the previous 11 events. See your 2014 swim times here.

Fees

*NON-REFUNDABLE SWIMMER REGISTRATION FEES:

  • Adults: $60
  • Youth ages 10-17: $25 (MUST ADHERE TO ALL MINOR POLICIES)

NON-REFUNDABLE SWIMMER SPONSORSHIP FEES:

  • IN ADDITION TO THE REGISTRATION FEE, ALL SWIMMERS MUST RAISE A MANDATORY MINIMUM OF $100

NO REGISTRATION OR SPONSORSHIP FEES FOR KAYAK ESCORTS

 

Registering to Swim

If you pay by check, complete the online registration process, and your registration will become active when we have a cleared check payable to: River Pool at Beacon, PO Box 173, Beacon, NY 12508.

Registration before swim day is mandatory. We cannot register walkups on July 19.

Set Up Your Donation Page

Swimmers: Set up a personal donation page to track online contributions.

  • Mail pledge checks to: River Pool at Beacon PO Box 173, Beacon NY 12508, and/or
  • Bring sponsor contributions to swim check-in on July 19
  • Make checks payable to River Pool at Beacon
  • Indicate the sponsored swimmer's name on the check

Set up your personal swim page here.
Click here for a sample fundraising letter to get you started.
Check your account and user dashboard here.

Check-in / Splash-in Times

REQUIRED CHECK-IN FOR SWIMMERS:

  • 7:45 am - 9:45 am
  • At the Newburgh Waterfront. Water St, Between 3rd St and 4thSt. (Plaza between UNICO park and Newburgh Landing).
  • Come early enough to park and complete the check-in process. Expect Check-in to take up to 30 minutes.
  • Minimum $100 required donation must be complete to check-in.
  • Download the general swim waiver here.

REQUIRED CHECK-IN FOR KAYAK ESCORT VOLUNTEERS:

  • 8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • At the Beacon Waterfront, Long Dock Park.
  • Kayakers will cross to Newburgh for a 10:30 am in-water swimmer/kayaker safety demonstration.
  • From Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, 1.8 miles south on Route 9D, right on Beekman St., right on Red Flynn Drive, then immediate left on Long Dock Road.
  • Kayak escorts should register on-line before swim day Come early enough to park and complete the check-in process.
  • Kayakers are encouraged to attend a 1-hour safety presentation at: Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries (199 Main St. Beacon, NY)

*Estimated Splash-In: July 19, 10:50 am

 

  • Determination of the Splash-In time estimate is according to Slack Before Flood predictions.

Minor Policy

For Kayak Escorts Under Age 18:

  • Youth, age 13-17, are permitted to participate provided they register and a parent or guardian signs a waiver.
  • Minors aged 10-12 may only participate in a two-person kayak, provided a parent or guardian signs a waiver and there is an adult in the kayak.
  • No kayakers under the age of 10.

For Swimmers Under Age 18:

  • All Minors and their parent or guardian are required to sign a waiver.
  • Swimmers, age 10-17, must have CERTIFICATION OF ABILITY SIGNED BY A COACH OR ATHLETIC DIRECTOR. Download a certification of ability form here Certification of Ability.
  • Swimmers, age 10-12, must have CERTIFICATION AND ADULT ESCORT WHO REMAINS IN WATER WITH MINOR until minor is out of water in Beacon.
  • We cannot register any swimmers under the age of 10.

Learn more.

More Things to Know

  • We will have permission from the US Coast Guard to cross the river.
  • All swimmers and kayakers should regularly check the swim status on the web site, riverpool.org, for updates, especially the day before the swim. You can also find us on Facebook.
  • The River Pool is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization and has federal and state permits in place. The prototype floating pool will be open to the public again this summer. Our collected dollars are making a difference. Thanks for your dedication!
  • If you have friends and family dropping you off, they can watch the splash-in and then drive across the bridge to Beacon to watch you come out of the water.
  • Celebrate afterwards! We provide a light snack and water at the Beacon Waterfront. Other food and beverages available for purchase at the waterfront and in Beacon.
  • Have a question? Check our Frequently Asked Questions page. Didn’t find your answer on our FAQ page? Need further information? Send an email to: info@riverpool.org

Preparing for the Day of the Swim

  • Practice and train for the swim now!
  • Swimmers are urged to bring kayaker escorts if possible. Have your escort register on-line before swim day.
  • Don't forget to bring a towel and sunscreen.
  • The water temperature is expected to be between 75 and 80 degrees.
  • Check the swim route here.

Transportation

From NYC and points between NYC and Beacon:

Metro-North Hudson line trains:

  • Leaving Grand Central Station 6:43 am; 7:43 am, arriving in Beacon 8:11; 9:16 am

From Poughkeepsie:

Metr-North Hudson line trains:

  • Leaving Poughkeepsie 7:50 am; 8:50, am arriving in Beacon 8:08 am; 9:08 am

A shuttle, located across from the train station on the river side, will make 1-2 trips to Newburgh check-in between 8:30 am and 9:30 am

A shuttle will take swimmers from Beacon to Newburgh post-swim between 12:15 pm and 1:15 pm

Need Driving Directions?

Enter your start address here

Entry Requirements, Special Rules, and Procedures

Visit the Entry Requirements, Special Rules, and Procedures page for more detailed information on:

  • Minors Age 13-17
  • Entry Requirements for Kayakers
  • Procedures for Participating Marine Vessels
  • Precedures for Kayakers
  • Procedures for Swimmers
  • Proactive Procedures to Prevent an Emergency Situation
  • Emergency Response Procedures

Have a question? Check our Frequently Asked Questions page. Didn’t find your answer on our page? Need further information? Send an email to: info@riverpool.org.

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