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2016 NEOWSA Shark Swim
New England Open Water Swimming Association

New England Open Water Swimming Association

2016 Shark Swim

500 m, 1 mile, and 2 Mile Open Water Swims


1 mile Paddleboard event. SUP and prone paddleboarders encouraged to participate.

The 500m swim is for 12 and under age groups

The NEOWSA 3rd Annual Shark Swim is an open water swimming and paddleboard event to be held in Mackerel Cove off of Dane Street Beach in Beverly, MA

We cannot guarantee a t-shirt if you register after 8/31/2016.

The Paddle event will be  1 mile.  SUP and prone paddlers invited.  Contact Coast to Coast Paddle for rental reservations. (978) 969-0151


Registration fees

500 meter swim Closed

1 mile Swim Closed

    1. Registration closed

2 mile Closed

    1. Registration closed

1 mile SUP Closed

Race location change

Please be sure to note this year's venue change. We will not be at Lynch Park this year. Dane Street Beach is at the intersection of Dane Street and Lothrop Street in Beverly. There is a small parking lot, and there is plenty of on street parking on Lothrop Street  and in the neighborhood near the park. The newly renovated bathhouse will be available to event participants.

Event Schedule

  • September 10 2:30 PM EDT - Check-In/Registration

  • September 10 2:45 PM EDT - Lifeguard Kayak/Paddle Safety Meeting

  • September 10 3:00 PM EDT - Warm Up (on 500m course)

  • September 10 3:45 PM EDT - Swim and SUP Pre-Race Meeting (Mandatory)

  • September 10 4:00 PM EDT - 500 Meter Swim Race Start

  • September 10 4:30 PM EDT - 1 Mile Swim Race Start

  • September 10 4:30 PM EDT - 2 Mile Swim Race Start

  • September 10 5:20 PM EDT - 1/2 Mile Sup Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Beverly, MA, United States

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