Swim Across America

What

The 4th Annual Swim Across America Dallas Event to raise money to benefit the Baylor Cancer Center here in Dallas, Texas.  Whether you are a returning swimmer, or looking to do your first open water swim, we welcome you to the Swim Across America family!  Go to www.swimacrossamerica.org for more details about Swim Across America and the Dallas Swim.

When

Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 8:15 am. Race day packet pick-up starts at 6:30 am.*

*Any registration changes MUST be made by June 7th - no exceptions!

2 mile swim start - 8:15 am

1/2 mile swim start - 8:20 am

1 mile swim start - 8:35 am

Breakfast and awards ceremony - 10:00 am

Where

The event will be held at The Harbor in Rockwall, TX on Lake Ray Hubbard - a popular venue with local endurance athletes, with an upscale setting for post-swim festivities.

Directions from downtown Dallas: Take I-30 East to Rockwall and exit Horizon Road. Turn right on Horizon Road and right on Summer Lee Drive. Follow Summer Lee Drive to the lakefront.

From DFW Airport: Exit the north entrance of the airport to I-635 approximately to I-30 East. Take I-30 East to Rockwall and exit Horizon Road. Turn right on Horizon Road and right on Summer Lee Drive. Follow Summer Lee Drive to the lakefront.

From Love Field: Exit left out of the airport and follow Mockingbird Lane to the Dallas North Tollway. Head North on the Toll Way to I-635 approximately to I-30 East.  Take I-30 East to Rockwall and exit Horizon Road. Turn right on Horizon Road and right on Summer Lee Drive. Follow Summer Lee Drive to the lakefront.

Course

1/2 mile, 1 mile, and 2 mile events - Click here for course map.

Requirements

Each swimmer 18 years or older will be required to rasie a minimum of $500 by the day of the event.

Each swimmer 12-17 years old will be required to raise a minimum of $100 by the day of the event.

The $50 registration fee counts towards each swimmer's individual fundraising goal.

Swimmers & Teams

Swimmers may participate individually or with a team.  Many colleagues will form corporate teams, or teams may be formed in honor or memory of a loved one.  All teams are inspirational and rewarding for all us involved with Swim Across America.  Through swimming events such as ours, teams clearly demonstrate their commitment to find a cure.

Join the Playtri Team!

This year, Playtri will be swimming and fundraising in memory of Race Director Staci Brode's father, Norman Brode. Click Here to visit our team page and join us in fighting cancer at the 2012 Dallas Event!

Giving

All donations are tax-deductible, and proceeds will go to the Innovative Clinical Trials Center at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center.

You may support the swimmer of your choice by making an online donation, or you may send a check payable to Swim Across America, to One International Place, Suite 4600, Boston, MA 02110.  Make sure to include a note with the name of the swimmer you are donating to.

Click on the link below to learn more about our beneficiary:

Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center

Benefiting Charity

Innovative Clinical Trials Center at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center in Dallas, TX.

Host Hotel

Hilton Bella Harbour Hotel
Rockwall, TX

Swim Across America has establisehd a $135 a night rate with the Hilton Bella Harbor Hotel on Lake Ray Hubbard for those traveling to Dallas for the swim.  This rate is guaranteed only for a limited number of rooms, and can be claimed on a first come, first served basis.  Please visit the below link and book now as rooms will go fast.

Hilton Bella Harbor Hotel

Dollar Rent-A-Car

Get a 5% Playtri Discount when renting a car Click Here

Support

Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to making sure your event is a safe and memorable experience.

Volunteers

If you are interested in being a volunteer for this event, please contact us at info@playtri.com.

Race Contact

If you have any questions, or require additional event information, please email us at info@playtri.com, or call us at (214) 697-6922.

Photography

By Registering for this event, Ali Zaher Enterprises LLC, has consent to all Race photography and videos from the event to use in any advertising, marketing & promotional materials