Chris Greene Lake Swim

Sharper Turns in Open Water Swims

June 22nd, 2012

An overlooked aspect of open water swimming is turns. “Turns,” you say? “But there are no walls in the open water!” Well, keep reading….!

Jack King and Chris Greene are Coming!

May 31st, 2012

Entry deadlines for the two premiere open water swims in our LMSC — the Jack King 1-mile Ocean Swim and the Chris Greene Cable Swims — are approaching. Enter both today!

Open Water Season Kicks Off

May 5th, 2012

With warmer weather upon us, it is time to think about leaving the confines of the pool behind and venturing out into the open water. There are plenty of open water events within driving distance on our calendar.

Chris Greene and Jack King Open Water Swims

April 4th, 2012

Entry forms for the 2012 Chris Greene Lake Cable Swim and the Jack King Ocean Swim are now available.

The annual Chris Greene Lake cable swim is one of the longest-running open water events in the country. Masters swimmers of all ages, backgrounds, and corners of the globe have been flocking to Charlottesville, VA, to compete in the 2-mile race every summer since 1977. Beginning in 1980, Chris Greene Lake has also been a frequent site for USMS Open Water National Championships.