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 WOWSA Open Water Events Calendar, the Marathon Swimmers Federation New England Event Calendar, and the Swim Across America Open Water Events Calendar.

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.
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. Canceled due to Nor'easter.

Nor'easters Masters Swim Meet (Bangor, ME): March 26.

  USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Colonies Zone & New England LMSC Short Course Yards Championship (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA): April 1-3. Entries close March 26. Friday-Saturday full days. Sunday afternoon Distance Day. Saturday night SwimRI team dinner.

  USMS Sanctioned EventThe Spring Fling Meet (Bangor, ME): April 2.

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

Workout writing clinic hosted by NELMSC Board Members Crystie McGrail and Bob Oullette, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Portsmouth Public Library (Portsmouth, NH): April 23.

  USMS Sanctioned EventThe GYM Spring Fling Meet (Goffstown, NH): April 23.

  USMS Sanctioned EventConnecticut Masters' Games Swim Meet (Middletown, CT): April 23.

  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

Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet (North Kingstown, RI): Next induction will be in May 2023.

FINA World Masters Championships (Japan): POSTPONED TO AUGUST 2023.

Mashpee SuperSwim (Mashpee, MA): June 11.

Landshark Swim & Aquathon (Amesbury, MA): June 11.

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

Boston Frogman Swim (Boston Harbor): June 12.

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

  USMS Sanctioned EventMBCC Against the Tide Swim - Hopkinton (Hopkinton, MA): June 18.

  USMS Sanctioned EventCharles River One Mile Swim (Boston, MA): June 18 (tentative).

Buzzards Bay Swim (New Bedford - Fairhaven, MA): June 18.

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

  USMS Sanctioned EventBay State Masters Swimming Games (Wellesley, MA): June 25-26.

Mystic Sharkfest Swim (Mystic, CT): July 10.

Misery Challenge (Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA): N/A.

Jim Doty Memorial Mile Swim (Boston): N/A.

Waterman EcoChallenge (Narragansett, RI): July 16.

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

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

   USMS Sanctioned EventSummer JT LCM Mini-Meet (Dover, NH): July 17.

New England LMSC Awards & Hall of Fame Induction Reception following LCM Meet (Dover, NH): July 17.

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

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

NEKOWSA Kingdom Swim (Newport, VT): July 23.

Swim Across America Nantucket Open Water Swim (Nantucket, MA): July 23.

Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids (Portland, ME): N/A.

  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. Join our SwimRI STB fundraising team.

Swim Across America Boston Open Water Swim (Pleasure Bay): August 6.

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.

  USMS Sanctioned EventMBCC Against The Tide - Cape Cod (Brewster, MA): August 13.

Boston Light Swim (Boston, MA): August 13.

Nubble Light Challenge (York, ME): August 13.

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

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

Wild Fish Open Water Swim Festival (Salem, MA): August 21.

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

Quassapaug Open Water Swimming Festival (Middlebury, CT): N/A.

Swim Across America Rhode Island Open Water Swim (Narragansett, RI): September 10. Benefits cancer research at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. Join our SwimRI fundraising team.

Southern New England's largest open water swim event. Important cause. Scenic venue. Olympians. Great music. Engaging emcees. Festive vibe. Nice swag. Free food. #MakingWavesToFightCancer

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): September 17.

Rhode Island Senior Olympics - 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.