WE ARE HEADING BACK TO THE STRAIT!
We’re excited to be heading back to the Northumberland Strait this year to cross the 14+kms between New Brunswick and PEI!
The BIG SWIM weekend will be July 22-23, 2023
Registration fee is $275. What’s included with your registration:
- Participation in The BIG SWIM
- Event safety support in the form of multiple boats
- Recommended training program
- Private Facebook forum to ask questions & share milestones
- Event weekend t-shirt
- BIG SWIM branded swimming cap for training
- Event weekend swimming cap
- Fundraising support
Fundraising Requirements: Each swimmer must raise a minimum of $1,500. Kayakers are encouraged to also fundraise. All funds go to support Brigadoon Village.
Safety Requirements: Every swimmer must be accompanied by a Paddle Canada Level 1 Certified kayaker. It is the responsibility of the swimmer to acquire a qualified kayaker and without one, they will not be permitted to swim. Each kayaker is required to acquire the necessary safety gear, as recommended by Transport Canada. Without this safety gear, the kayaker will not be permitted to paddle leaving their swimmer without a paddler.
Swimmers and kayakers will be required to attend a mandatory safety meeting on Saturday, July 22, 2023.