Event Calendar

To view annual SwimRI team events, click here.

Below is an arbitrary list of events of potential interest to SwimRI members and others in Southern New England. It is not all-inclusive. Also see the New England LMSC Event Calendar, the USMS Event Calendar, the U.S. Open Water Swimming Connections Calendar, the WOWSA Open Water Events Calendar, and the Marathon Swimmers Federation New England Event Calendar.

2021 Swimming Events of Interest

TBD = To Be Determined
N/A = No Information Available
Bold = Rhode Island-based swim event
   USMS Sanctioned Event = Event is (or was in the previous year) sanctioned or recognized by USMS or another FINA member organization.

Approximate chronological order:

USMS Go the Distance (virtual event): January 1 – December 31.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS 1-Hour ePostal National Championship (virtual event): January 1 – March 31 (extended deadline).

  USMS Sanctioned EventYMCA Masters Swimming National Championships (Orlando, FL): Canceled assuming this announcement applies.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS 5K/10K ePostal National Championships (virtual event): May 15 – September 15.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS New England LMSC Short Course Yards Championship (Boston, MA): Canceled. Traditionally held in March.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Colonies Zone Short Course Yards Championship (location varies): Canceled. Traditionally held March/April.

Bay State Games Virtual Swimming Pentathlon: March 15 - April 19.

2021 TYR Last One Fast One (virtual event): April 16 - May 2. Benefits USMS Adult Learn-to-Swim grants.

  USMS Sanctioned EventPenguins & Friends Mini Meet (Salem, NH): May 22. 

  USMS Sanctioned EventConnecticut Masters Games (New Britain, CT): TBD.

  USMS Sanctioned EventCanadian Masters Swimming Championships (Quebec City): N/A. Canceled.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUANA Pan American Masters Championships (Medellin, Colombia): Rescheduled to next year, July 21-18, 2022.

  USMS Sanctioned EventCharles River One Mile Swim (Boston, MA): Cancelled.

Boston Frogman Swim (Boston Harbor): June 6.

Landshark Swim & Aquathon (Amesbury, MA): June 12.

Lake Teramuggus Open Water Swim (Marlborough, CT): June 13.

USMS Freestyle Clinic with Bill Meier (Goffstown, NH): June 13. Sponsored by the New England LMSC.

MBCC Against the Tide Swims (MA state beaches): In-person events canceled but offering virtual events.

Jim Doty Memorial Mile Swim (Boston): Canceled.

Narrow River Turnaround Swim (Saunderstown, RI): Canceled. Traditionally held in June.

Mashpee SuperSwim (Mashpee, MA): June 26.

Buzzards Bay Swim (New Bedford - Fairhaven, MA): June 26.

Rhode Island National Guard Air Show (Quonset Point, RI): Canceled.

Waterman EcoChallenge (Narragansett, RI): July 10.

Swim with a Mission (Alexandria, NH): July 10.

Save The Bay Swim (Newport - Jamestown, RI): July 17. Join our SwimRI STB fundraising team.

Mystic Sharkfest Swim (Mystic, CT): July 18.

Misery Challenge (Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA): N/A. Canceled. Traditionally held in July.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Short Course National Championship (Greensboro, NC): Rescheduled to July 21-25.

Kingdom Swim (Newport, VT): July 24. Multiple events.

Swim Across America Nantucket Open Water Swim (Nantucket, MA): July 24. In-person and virtual options.

Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids (Portland, ME): In-person event canceled but virtual event July 1-31.

  USMS Sanctioned EventBay State Masters Swimming Games (Weston, MA): July 31 - August 1.

Cross for LifeFlight iX2021 Isleboro Crossing (Northport, ME): In-person canceled but virtual event Aug. 1-31.

Boston Light Swim (Boston, MA): August 7.

Wild Fish Open Water Swim Festival (Salem, MA): August 7.

David’s Old Silver Swim (N. Falmouth, MA): August 7.

NEK Swim Week (Northeast Kingdom, VT): August 7-15

   USMS Sanctioned EventSummer LCM Meet & NELMSC Awards & Hall of Fame Ceremony: (Dover, NH): August 8. The post-meet social hour and ceremony is at 12:30 p.m. at Dover Brickhouse, includes appetizers and a cash bar, and costs $15 per person collected onsite, cash or check made out to NELMSC Hall of Fame. RSVP for the ceremony to tracyswims@mindspring.com by July 31; include the number of people in your party.

Odyssey SwimRun Casco Bay Islands (Long Island, ME): August 8.

Nubble Light Challenge (York, ME): Canceled.

Swim Across America Boston Open Water Swim (Pleasure Bay): August 14. In-person and virtual options.

  USMS Sanctioned EventGlen Lake Swim (Goffstown, NH): August 15.

  USMS Sanctioned EventLake George Swims (Hague, NY): August 21.

Marlborough Swim Festival (Marlborough, CT): August 22.

Clean Ocean Access Swim To Skim (Newport, RI): Canceled.

Quassapaug Open Water Swimming Festival (Middlebury, CT): TBD. September 5.

Swim Across America Rhode Island Open Water Swim (Narragansett, RI): September 11. In-person and virtual options. Benefits cancer research at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. Join our SwimRI SAA-RI fundraising team.

Provincetown Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla (Provincetown, MA): September 11.

Boston Sharkfest Swim (Boston Harbor): N/A

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Long Course National Championship (Geneva, OH): Rescheduled to October 6-10.

Rhode Island Senior Games - Swimming: Canceled.

Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet (North Kingstown, RI): Rescheduled from May 1 to November 6, 2021.

SwimRI Stuffies vs. Steamers Intra-Squad Dual Meet & Party (Providence, RI): TBD. Traditionally in November the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS New England LMSC Short Course Meters Championship (Worcester, MA): TBD. Traditionally in December.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Colonies Zone Short Course Meters Championship (location varies): TBD.

To view annual SwimRI team events, click here.