Package Pickup

By peter | July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s time to pick up your packages! Package pickup is Thursday and Friday at the Capital News Centre, 4015 Gordon Drive.

Registration Closed

By peter | July 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

That’s it for 2016! Almost 1300 participants will be swimming across Okanagan Lake. A new record!

Social Evening Tickets On Sale

By peter | June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Come meet other swimmers, the organizers, enjoy some appetizers and sample Okanagan wines and cider. We have Summerhill Winery, Sperling Vineyards, The Hatch, Howlingmoon Craft Cider and Tree Brewing pouring you some fantastic Okanagan beverages. We’ll also have a selection of non-alcoholic drinks available. We have a spectacular location right on the Lake on the…

Jan Morrow Award Nominations Open

By peter | June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Know someone who demonstrates determination, inspiration and a positive attitude within the swimming community? Nominate them for this year’s Jan Morrow Award.

Price Increase March 1st

By peter | February 20, 2016 | 2 Comments

Get our best pricing by registering before they go up on March 1st! the swim is already 50% sold out so we encourage you to register soon. With 1500 swimmers, this year’s event is the largest swim ever and will once again be a highlight of the summer! Come join us on July 16th! You…

Registration for 2016

By peter | August 17, 2015 | 3 Comments

Registration for 2016 is open! Don’t miss out and register soon!

2015 Results

By peter | July 18, 2015 | 4 Comments

All results from 2015 are now posted online.

Tomorrow is the BIG DAY!

By peter | July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wow – here we are… already!! Looks like perfect conditions for a swim tomorrow! Here’s a few last minutes items…

New Process for Meeting Up With Your Support Paddler

By peter | July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

You gave us feedback, we listened and we are happy to announce some major improvements to make it easier for you to meet up with your Support Person.

Doctors of BC Award Recipient

By peter | June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

We are thrilled to be the recipient of the Doctors of BC’s Excellence in Health Promotion Award for funding the YMCA Okanagan Swims program.


  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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