Gyro Loop Time Trials

By peter | June 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

Starting Saturday June 13, 7-8 AM come to the Gyro Swim Loop for an all-out, 800m open water pursuit! Sign up on the beach at 6:45am. Cost is $3 for a timed loop, or two for $5. Race starts at 7 AM sharp, and swimmers leave every 10 or 15 sec depending on numbers, and…

The New Gyro Swim Loop is Complete!

By peter | June 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

It is now official: the new buoys for the Gyro swim loop are up! GPS’d at exactly 800m the loop will be instrumental in training for the Across the Lake Swim, triathlons and other open water swims. These hardy souls braved the frigid waters to christen the loop on May 30th, 2009. At 13.5 C…

New! Current Water Temperature

By peter | May 24, 2009 | 4 Comments

Yes! We will be posting the current water temperature on an “almost” daily basis. The lake water is iceberg cold right now, but soon enough you’ll be wanting to dive in and frolic about in the beautiful warm water. Who needs a trip to Maui? Just close your eyes and imagine… ah, the pineapples, the…

Win a Blue Seventy Wetsuit!

By peter | May 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

You could win one of two brand new Blue Seventy wetsuits courtesy of Fresh Air (www.freshair.ca). On race day we will randomly select two winners who will walk (or swim) away with a new wet suit. You can’t win unless you’ve signed up for the race, so be sure to register early as the race…

New Website Launched

By peter | May 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

As you can see, it is now official! A beautiful, functional and dynamic new website dedicated completely to the Across The Lake Swim. For almost 25 years, the Kelowna Masters Swim Club has overseen the annual organizing of this great event, and with its phenomenal growth in recent years, the executive felt it was time…


  1. Allan Kempton on June 11, 2018 at 10:48 am

    what days are the packadge pick ups? you have the 14th 3-7 pm,and thats the day of the swim? thanks

    • peter on July 6, 2018 at 3:08 pm

      The package pickup days are Thursday, July 12th and Friday, July 13th from 3-7pm

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