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WELCOME TO THE LONG BRIDGE SWIMLong Bridge Swim in Sandpoint, Idaho

We were completely pleased to stage our annual Long Bridge Swim on August 7, 2021 in the grand 26-year tradition of this swim ... one of the best open-water swims in the Northwest!

After the COVID-19 pandemic sank our 2020 Long Bridge Swim, we implemented extra health precautions for our 2021 swim - and will again in 2022, as necessitated.

And speaking of LBS 2022... you can register right now! Our annual Long Bridge Swim is set for Saturday, August 6, 2022. Be sure to save that date or better yet, go register right now. We invite all swimmers everywhere to come swim, share this special event crossing magnificent Lake Pend Oreille and enjoy the comraderie with all the other swimmers of all ages and abilities. Make your plans now!

HERE ARE THE RESULTS FOR OUR 2021 SWIM

After the break for the pandemic in 2020, it was great to be back in the water for 2021. And our 2021 swim on August 7 was just as fine as in previous years. Here are swim results:

We offer a huge THANK YOU to all those who support the swim, all our volunteers and sponsors ... and to the swimmers themselves.

For a good report on the 2021 swim, click to the story in our local Bonner County Daily Bee.

AND DID YOU KNOW ... MONEY RAISED GOES TO OUR SWIM LESSONS INITIATIVE!
Entry fees offset event expenses, with the balance going to support swim lessons for local children. Would you like to donate a bit extra? The mission of our initiative is to see that no child in Bonner County gets past third grade without learning to swim. Especially in these challenging times for all nonprofit organizations to say nothing of confused times for children in their schooling and extracurricular activities we hope for additional donations to support this life-saving and life-changing program. Please, if you can donate, do donate!


HERE'S MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SWIM

If you are not acquainted, our annual Long Bridge Swim is held the first Saturday in August. Located in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho, this 1.76-mile swim across Lake Pend Oreille is one of the Northwest's premier open-water events. Because it parallels the namesake Long Bridge into Sandpoint, it offers the unique chance for friends and family of swimmers to follow along the swim course from the bridge.

To see how other participants do, click here to see the results of the previous years' races.

    It's not too early to be thinking of 2022! Our annual swim is held on the first Saturday in August ... that means, circle August 6, 2022 right now. Or why wait? You can register right now. Click to register now.

The 2022 event will be our 27th annual swim! We hope to see you in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho.