Announcing Open Water Group Swimming – 2015 Lake Michigan

Announcing Open Water Group Swimming – 2015 Lake Michigan

This page is for 2015.  CLICK HERE for information on our 2016 program!


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Have a race this season with a challenging open water swim? Want to get more experience swimming in a large body of water with the chance of choppy waves? What better place to practice your open water swim skills than in Lake Michigan at Ohio Street Beach in downtown Chicago!

We will be offering free group swims on several Saturdays at 10:30AM, with the first session on June 13th and the last on August 22nd.

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Please check the ET Calendar to confirm all dates and check for any last minute cancellations!

Tentative dates for 2015:

  • June 13
  • June 20
  • June 27
  • July 11
  • July 18
  • August 1
  • August 22

These swims also present a great opportunity to check out the ET Chicago Run Club beforehand and enjoy a run on the lakefront path!

Public paid parking is available near the beach at either Navy Pier or on Ohio Street.
No r.s.v.p. required. Just show up and look for the ET Coach hosting the session!

Contact us for any questions.

Please check the Ohio Street Beach website to ensure the beach is open on the day you’re coming.  Occasionally the beach is closed due to water quality readings.

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