Discover the Northeast Kingdom at the 2019 USMS Open Water Championships



Join us August 16 & 17, 2019, at Lake Willoughby in Westmore, Vermont. This scenic venue is one of the most majestic and pristine glacially carved lakes in the Americas.

USMS Sprint Distance (1 Mile) Open Water National Championship.
Friday, August 16, 2019 – 1:00 PM @ South Beach on Lake Willoughby.

USMS Long Distance (5 Mile) Open Water National Championship.
Saturday, August 17, 2019. 100-swimmer cap.

On Saturday participants gather at 8 am at North Beach on Willoughby Lake Road (Route 16) in the Town of Westmore. The organizers determine the most likely wind direction so as to swim with the wind; the race starts at 9 am from either North Beach or South Beach. Shuttle Service available between beaches.

Both days include great competition, fun people, awards, music, food and more!

Registration closes on August 1, 2019, or when the cap is reached.