Why are we swimming?

How far will we be swimming?

The distance is about 1 mile (72 lengths of a standard 25 yard pool).

Click here for a Google map of the swim route.

What will the temperature of the water be?

Water temperature should be in the mid to high 70''s.

Do I need to wear a wetsuit?

No, you don't need to. Most people don't but you can if you want to.

If I know someone who wants to be my kayak escort, is that possible?

Sure. Ask them to register at www.riverpool.org.

How do I set up my personal swim page so I can raise sponsorships?

Setting up your page is pretty straight-forward.

Create your page here.

Click here for a sample letter to get you started.

How can I check my account and who donated to me on my swim page?

Check your personal dashboard here.

How can I get my belongings to the other side?

There will be a van to transport belongings from Newburgh to Beacon

How can I volunteer on the day of the swim?

River Pool needs volunteers to contribute the day of the swim. Please send us an email if you can help.