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.

Upcoming 2021-2022 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 Sanctioned EventUSMS 2021 Colonies Zone & New England LMSC Short Course Meters Championship (Worcester, MA): December 10-12, 2021.

USMS Go the Distance (virtual event): January 1 – December 31, 2022.

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

  USMS Sanctioned EventSwimRI Local 1-Hour ePostal Swim Heats & Party (Bristol, RI): January 30.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS New England LMSC Short Course Yards Championship (Boston, MA): TBD. Traditionally held at Harvard in March during Spring Break. Other sites are being investigated for 2022 in case Harvard is not available.

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

  USMS Sanctioned EventYMCA Masters Swimming National Championships (Orlando, FL): April 7-10.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Short Course National Championship (San Antonio, TX): April 28 - May 1.

  USMS Sanctioned EventNational Senior Games (Fort Lauderdale): Swimming, May 12-16.

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

  USMS Sanctioned EventCanadian Masters Swimming Championships (Quebec City): May 20-22

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

Boston Frogman Swim (Boston Harbor): TBD.

Landshark Swim & Aquathon (Amesbury, MA): TBD.

Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet (North Kingstown, RI): TBD.

FINA World Masters Championships (Japan): May 31 - June 9.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Long Distance Open Water National Championship (Del Valle, CA): June 11-12.

Lake Teramuggus Open Water Swim (Marlborough, CT): June 12.

Narrow River Turnaround Swim (Saunderstown, RI): June 25.

MBCC Against the Tide Swims (MA state beaches): TBD.

Jim Doty Memorial Mile Swim (Boston): TBD.

Mashpee SuperSwim (Mashpee, MA): June date TBD.

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

Waterman EcoChallenge (Narragansett, RI): TBD.

Swim with a Mission (Alexandria, NH): July 16.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship (Lake Erie, Brogan, OH): July 16.

Mystic Sharkfest Swim (Mystic, CT): TBD.

Misery Challenge (Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA): TBD.

Odyssey SwimRun Casco Bay Islands (Long Island, ME): July 17.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUANA Pan American Masters Championships (Medellin, Colombia): July 18-21.

Kingdom Swim (Newport, VT): July 23. Multiple events/distances.

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

Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids (Portland, ME): TBD.

  USMS Sanctioned EventBay State Masters Swimming Games (MA): TBD.

Cross for LifeFlight Isleboro Crossing (Northport, ME): TBD.

Boston Light Swim (Boston, MA): TBD.

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

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Middle Distance Open Water National Championship (Santa Cruz, CA): July 31.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Long Course National Championship (Richmond, VA): August 3-7.

 Save The Bay Swim (Newport - Jamestown, RI): August 6 (tentative date). Join our SwimRI STB fundraising team.

David’s Old Silver Swim (N. Falmouth, MA): August 6.

NEK Swim Week (Northeast Kingdom, VT): August 6-14.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS 2-Mile Cable Open Water National Championship (Lake Placid, NY): August 13.

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

  USMS Sanctioned EventGlen Lake Swim (Goffstown, NH): August 14.

   USMS Sanctioned EventSummer LCM Meet & NELMSC Hall of Fame Reception/Ceremony: (Dover, NH): TBD.

Nubble Light Challenge (York, ME): TBD.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Marathon Distance Open Water National Championship (Lake George, Hague, NY): August 20.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Ultra Marathon Distance Open Water National Championship: TBD.

Marlborough Swim Festival (Marlborough, CT): TBD or canceled?

Clean Ocean Access Swim To Skim (Newport, RI): N/A.

Quassapaug Open Water Swimming Festival (Middlebury, CT): TBD, September 3?

Swim Across America Rhode Island Open Water Swim (Narragansett, RI): September 10. 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 10.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS 3000/6000 ePostal National Championship (virtual event): September 15 - November 15.

Boston Sharkfest Swim (Boston Harbor): N/A

Rhode Island Senior Games - Swimming: N/A.

SwimRI "Stuffies vs. Steamers" Intra-Squad Dual Meet & Party (Providence area, RI): November 19.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS 2022 New England LMSC Short Course Meters Championship (Worcester, MA): TBD. Traditionally the second weekend in December.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS 2022 Colonies Zone Short Course Meters Championship (location varies): TBD.

To view annual SwimRI team events, click here.