Water World Swim

Water World Swim has been offering open water swimming events and programs for over 15 years. They include weekly workouts and training, Alcatraz crossings and clinics, the New Waves program for young swimmers with open water swimming interest, and many others.

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On June 11, 1962, Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin chipped through their cement cell walls, squeezed through a ventilation shaft to get to the roof, climbed down a drain pipe, scaled a 15-foot fence, and entered the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay. They disappeared into the night, wearing only the meager life preservers they made from stolen rain coats, and were never found, seen, or heard from again.

39 years later, on June 11, 2001, Pedro Ordenes and Gary Emich became the first swimmers to successfully Escape from Alcatraz 100 times! Since then, becoming a member of the elite Alcatraz 100 Club has become THE ambition for many open water swimmers. On September 30th, youll have the chance to reach your own goals and share the waters with the experts of the Bay, the Centurions.

You don't need to be a Centurion yourself - in fact, this is a great race opportunity for first-time Alcatraz swimmers with adequate training! This swim is not for novices. This event is for experienced open-water swimmers only. You should be able to swim one mile comfortably in a pool in under 40 minutes. If you need advice, support, and coaching for this swim, Water World Swim can help.

Alcatraz Swim with the Centurions

San Francisco, California, US
1 race
$195$225
Alcatraz Swim with the Centurions

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