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The BIG SWIM 2022

THE 2022 BIG SWIM WILL TAKE PLACE AUGUST 21st, 2022 IN THE BRAS D’OR LAKE BADDECK, NS.


 There will be two loop options – 8kms & 12kms.
The start and finish is on the beach of The Inverary Resort.

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Please note: As always, all GIVETOLIVE events will be designed with safety in mind & adhere to Public Health rules of the day.
For more information, contact: bigswimdirector@givetolive.ca 

What's included with your $275 registration fee:

  • Your choice of participation in the 8km OR 12km BIG SWIM routes
  • Event safety support in the form of multiple watercraft
  • A recommended training program
  • Access to a private Facebook forum to ask questions & share milestones
  • Event weekend t-shirt
  • BIG SWIM branded swimming cap for training
  • Event weekend swimming cap
  • Fundraising support

Fundraising:
Each swimmer must raise a minimum of $1,500 for either distance. Kayakers are also encouraged to fundraise for this extraordinary cause! All BIG SWIM funds raised will go to support Brigadoon Village. 
 
 
Safety Requirements: 
Every swimmer must be accompanied by a Paddle Canada Level 1 Certified kayaker*. It is the responsibility of the swimmer to acquire a qualified kayaker and without one, they will not be permitted to swim. Each kayaker is required to acquire the necessary safety gear, as recommended by Transport Canada. Without this safety gear, the kayaker will not be permitted to paddle leaving their swimmer without a paddler.  


Covid 19 - Important Information
As always, all GIVETOLIVE events will be designed with safety in mind & adhere to Public Health rules of the day. All participants must be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, as required by the Nova Scotia Government on event weekend. Please be prepared to present your proof of vaccinations and ID when you arrive at the event check-in on event weekend. Visit https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/proof-of-full-vaccination-policy/ for full details.

 

 Learn more about GIVETOLIVE’s incredible journey here

 

 Email: BIGSWIMDirector@givetolive.ca with any questions.

*Donations of $20 and above will receive tax receipts*

Thank you again for your interest in GIVETOLIVE!
We look forward to having you join our 2022 community.

 

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