Big Swell Swim Madison
Big Swell Madison
Saturday, June 5th, 2021 – tentative date
Marked course set at Law Park and Lake Monona
If you aren’t in the Madison area, just choose your own course and swim anywhere. Or, grab a paddle board and stand up paddle your own course!
Race for our lakes
Jump into Lake Monona for Big Swell Swim Madison! If you are not in the Madison area, just choose your own course and swim anywhere! This is a great training opportunity for competitive and recreational swimmers alike.
Don’t want to swim? Grab a paddle board and stand up paddle your own course!
All swimming is AT YOUR OWN RISK. We highly suggest these safety precautions as you are swimming in open water:
1. Do not go alone
2. Swim with a buoy
3. Wear a bright colored swim cap
4. Recruit someone to kayak or SUP with you
5. Do not swim if you are ill or suffering any respiratory discomfort
Swim for clean lakes
When it comes to Madison’s lakes, it’s not only the fish that count on clean water for swimming. Hundreds of swimmers plunge into our lakes each year, especially as part of our vibrant triathlon scene.
Whether you are a competitive swimmer looking for a great training opportunity, or a recreational swimmer who cares about clean water, Big Swell Swim is the perfect opportunity to make a difference and help protect our lakes.
Big Swell Swim Series
Shoreline Swim is now a part of the Big Swell Swim Series! A portion of your registration will go directly to Clean Lakes Alliance. Your registration supports important lake improvement projects, educational programming, and water quality monitoring.
Big Swell Madison Distances
Choose from a 1.2 or 2.4-mile race in the same waters as Ironman Wisconsin.
Finishing Big Swell Madison
All swimmers will receive a an event tank.
See the Clean Lakes Alliance event calendar.