Welcome back to DC’s #1 Open Water Swimming organization, WaveOne Swimming of OWSA. Last summer, we helped over 2,000 new and seasoned swimmers to a more enjoyable and safe open water swimming experience. Join us this summer for more open water swimming.
MAY 23 Update for OWSA – WaveOne Swimming open water swim
at Sandy Point State Park, Md.
Water temp approx 64F
Weather forecast: TBD by swim time, wind from the NE 8mph. Tide
Entrance fee is $6 per person (out of state) and not included in swim/clinic fee.
Park info: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/southern/sandypoint.asp
Directions: Sandy Point State Park is located Anne Arundel County, at the western terminus of the Bay Bridge, off U.S. Routes 50/301 at exit 32. From DC: take Route 50 east to exit 32 to park entrance. Proceed into park toward the beach and park in the south lot (to the right). Look for a yellow “Body Glove”tent at the beach to check in.
Where: Sandy Point State Park, MD; (east on Rt. 50, just before the Bay Bridge.)
When: Sunday mornings from 9:00-10:30 a.m. The clinic dates are as follows:
May 16 & 23, June 6 & 27 **Note change**, and July 11 (if possible due to jelly fish). Please arrive early.
Cost: $25 less discounts, see below. Pay online (will be up soon).Payments are processed through USOWSA
Swim Course: 750 meters in a triangle or trapezoid marked by buoys, with kayak and swimmer support. Course determined by conditions.
Swimmers may choose to participate in a swim only around the marked course for the duration of the session.
The clinics will cover the basics in open water racing, water acclimation, sighting, race strategies and stroke techniques. Clinics will run approx 40 minutes with instruction on land and in the water. The balance of the session may be used to swim and practice techniques.
Contact Denis Crean at 301-455-4341 or Denis@usopenwater.org for more information.
Registration will be handled online through this website. (Links will be up soon). Payments are processed through USOWSA PayPal. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and requested swim date.
DISCOUNTS (will be included during the online registration):
OWSA members, DC Tri Club members and CUBU swimmers will receive partnership discounts.
Visit Bonzai to participate in our referral discount program.
Swimmers who sign up for the April 11th four week swim clinic at the Lab School, receive a $10 discount for the May 16th or June 6th open water swims.
Open water swimming is an experience that differs with each swim due to variable conditions. Please see our website for schedule and weather updates particularly prior to event date. Cancellations due to weather shall be determined in the best interest of the swimmers and no refunds will be given for weather cancellations.
Prices and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or transfers. Park and entrance fees are not included in the swim/clinic fee.