• Memphremagog Winter Swimming Festival by Kingdom Games

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Memphremagog Winter Swimming Festival by Kingdom Games

February 23, 24, and 25, 2018 

“We felt welcomed, celebrated, and safe.” – Louise Hyder-Darlington, first time winter swimmer from Elizabethtown, PA

“Best weekend of my life” – MJ Staples, first time winter swimmer from Clarksville, GA

We are FULL. 

Registrations are accepted for waiting list only.

We are looking for 15 hearty volunteers

– to escort swimmers to and from the pool,

– to carry their clothing from one end of the pool to the other,

– to help with timing AND keep the pool clear of ice,

– to drink our vodka.

 

 25 Meter Breast Stroke and Hat Competition

    • 25 Meter Freestyle
    • 25 Meter Butterfly
    • 50 Meter Freestyle
    • 100 Meter Freestyle
    • 200 Meter Freestyle
    • 200 Meter Four Person Relay
Fees: $150 minimum.  $25 for each additional event up to $225 maximum for the weekend.  Fee’s include Saturday’s Seafood Buffet and Award Ceremony at The Eastside Restaurant and more

 

Tentative Schedule of Events 2018

Friday, February 23rd 

10:00 am to 3:00 pm – Install Platforms, hoist flags             

4:00 pm Warm Up at Jasper’s

6:00 pm Rolling Welcome Dinner at the Tasting Center

Saturday, February 24th

10:00 am 25 meter Breast Stroke and Best in Hat Competition

11:15 am 25 meter Competitive Breast Stroke

12:15 am 25 meter Freestyle 

1:10 pm Lunch

1:45 pm 50 meter freestyle

2:55 pm 100 meter freestyle

4:00 pm Jammie Party

6:00 pm  Seafood-Buffet at The EastSide and Day One Award Ceremony – Covered by Registration Fee

Sunday, February 25th:

10:00 am 200 Meter Freestyle

11:00 am 25 Meter Butterfly

12:30 pm 200 Meter Relays

1:00 pm Lunch and Final Award ceremony.

 

Qualifications:  All swimmers in the 25 meter and 50 meter events must have swum at least 25 meters in water with a temperature of 41 F or less.   All swimmers in the 100 meter event must have swum 50 meters in water with a temperature of 41 F or less.  All 200 meter swimmers must have completed 100 meters in water with a temperature of 41 F or less.

 

    • Date:February 23, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    • Venue:Lake Memphremagog - Newport VT
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