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The Cross Bay Swim Is Postponed

New Date: August 12 

Out of an abundance of caution, we plan to follow current COVID best practices for the safety of our participants and volunteers. Please refer to the documents available here to understand the original plan.     

Swimmers: please refer to your most recent email for guidance and instructions.  

CLICK HERE for the Swimmers' Manual, Timeline, and general information

Swim Logistics Document (Preliminary)

  Swimmer And Other Info is Available on RunSignup Here

Our Covid-19 statement is here.

Each swimmer/kayaker pair is required to raise at least $500 for our charities. We distributed $68,000 to Hospice in 2020.Thanks everyone! 

A very limited number of tee shirts, sweatshirts, and hats will be for sale at Gilbert Park.    Pre-ordered online sales are ready  for pickup.  Email  us.                        

   Our charities are the Hospice Care Network Children's Bereavement Fund, and the Maggie Fischer Scholarship Fund.

Your donation is more important this year than ever before! 


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2012 Results : Overall Results       Age Group Results---------2012 Photos Courtesy of John DeGarmo: Album 1            Album              A

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 Cross Bay Swim History       

Swim Training                         Useful Web Links             Special Thanks

Statistics, courtesy of Rob Roos:   Records  , Finishers  ,   Winners


Don't miss the excellent 2010 coverage from Cablevision News 12 :

News12 Chopper Coverage            News12 Ground Coverage 



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Each swimmer is required to raise $500 or more. Proceeds benefit the Hospice Care Network Children's and Family Bereavement Program, and a scholarship fund in Maggie's name.

Swimmers: set up your personal donation website on or by going to 

Personal and corporate sponsorships are also available. Contact us.

General donations can be made online by going to FirstGiving 

and through 'Network For Good'

 If you are donating by check, please make the check payable to:
Maggie Fischer Cross Bay Swim
PO Box 332, Brightwaters, NY 11718


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