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Event Info:
The BIG SWIM is a 14-17 km swim across open water beginning in NB and finishing on the beach on PEI. The course generally follows the Confederation Bridge but each swimmers route will be unique due to tides, currents and swim pace.
Event Location:
Cape Tormentine, NB to Borden-Carleton, PE

Event Schedule:

Registration for Swimmers, Kayakers, Volunteers3/1/2017 8:00 am - 8/6/2017 2:00 pm
Orientation paddle for kayakers (optional)8/5/2017
Volunteers arrive at Cape Jourimain Nature Centre8/5/2017 11:00 am
MANDATORY Safety Meeting, East Botsford Recreation Centre (Swimmers, Kayakers, Volunteers, Boat Operators, Lifeguards only)8/5/2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Group Photo at Cape Jourimain Nature Centre8/5/2017 5:00 pm
Pasta Dinner at Cape Jourimain Nature Centre ** (Swimmers, Kayakers, Volunteers, Boat Operators, Lifeguards only - there is limited space so unfortunately we cannot accommodate friends and family during the Safety Meeting and Pasta Dinner portion8/5/2017 5:30 pm
Time: TBD Cape Jourimain Nature Centre open for coffee Safety Boats depart Cape Tormentine Wharf Prepare kayaks on the beach 8/6/2017
Time: TBD Opening Ceremonies 8/6/2017
Time: TBD Heat times will be determined closer to event due to tidal and weather conditions8/6/2017 6:00 am
Fees:
Swimmer: CAN$200.00
Registration

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