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Rose Pitonof Swim Volunteers 2022

Rose Pitonof Swim Volunteers 2022

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East River at East 26th Street

Skyport Marina, Manhattan

Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island

New York, NY 10009

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Join us on Saturday, August 13th, 2022, for a tidal assisted 17 mile Swim from Manhattan to Coney Island.

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This annual event commemorates the historic swim of Rose Pitonof, World Champion Swimmer of the early 1900s, and the first person ever to successfully complete this swim at the young age of 17. 

The Swim will begin in the East River at East 26th Street. The Swimmers will proceed down the Manhattan side of the East River, crossing over to the Brooklyn side after crossing under the Williamsburg Bridge. The Swimmers will then continue along the Brooklyn shore line, under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, through Buttermilk Channel, under the Verrazano Bridge, around Norton’s Point, and on to Steeplechase Pier.

Date: August 13, 2022

Distance: 17M 

Start Time: 11:45 AM 

Backup Date: August 14, 2022

Start Location: East 26th Street, Manhattan

Finish Location: Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island 

Time Limit: 8 hrs

Covid Requirements: All Volunteerrs must provide proof of complete Covid 19 Vaccination and wear a mask when in proximity to others.

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East River at East 26th Street

Skyport Marina, Manhattan

Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island

New York, NY 10009

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