The 2020 Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim                                Return






The 2020 Maggie Fischer Memorial Cross Bay Swim will be held on July 24.  The entrance fee is $125.

Please read the Master Instructions (under Swim Info) carefully before applying. We accept applications for a total field of 130 swimmers.

Applications will be available on March 28 at 1200 (12 Noon NY local time). 

Registration this year will be done ONLINE. Application instructions are posted under 'Swim Info'. The online application process will close when we reach 120 swimmers.

We will also accept some applications by mail, at Swim Committee discretion. The paper application will be found under 'Forms-Application' above. 

Once the offline registration is complete, the application process is closed. We place a closure notification on our website and on our FaceBook page. Subsequent submissions are returned. Acceptance  emails are sent to each registered swimmer once applications have been compiled, usually within a couple of weeks.

We will reserve a limited number of sponsor-level positions.  Sponsor-level entry is available for a fee of $5000. These will be available until June 15.


Tidal conditions on the day of the Swim:

The start time will be 0800. We expect to start at outgoing slack water.



The start is spectacular every year. We invite anyone who can get to the start to join us on the beach or on the dock to witness the event. The Fire Island Lighthouse is also available for any group who would like to watch from a spectacular vantage point overlooking the start line and the entire course. If you are interested, please call the Lighthouse at 631-661-4876 to reserve your position.