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Kingdom Swim – Schedule of Events

Kingdom Swim 2017

Schedule of Events

Subject to Change at our Whim or Whimsy

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Tuesday – July 25, 2017

5:00 pm        Safety Meeting for Patrol Boats at The EastSide Restaurant.

Thursday – July 27, 2017

8:00 am to noon – Ceremonial Laying of The Buoys – Eastside Marina

1:00 pm to 6 pm – Shuttle Tour of local Micro-breweries

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm         Fourth Annual NEKOWSA Pizza Party and Sunset Cruise on the Northern Star

Leaving from the Gateway Center

Friday – July 28, 2017

Noon to 5:00 pm              Early sign in starts at The Gateway Center

Noon  to 1:30 pm             Cruise Tour on the Northern Star – Gateway Center

1:00 pm to 4:30 pm        Kingdom Kayak – Leaving from Prouty Beach

10 mile, 6 mile or 3 mile expeditions on the Kingdom Swim  Courses

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm         Second Cruise Tour on the Northern Star (see above)

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm         Third Cruise Tour on the Northern Star (see above)

5:30 pm to 6:30pm         Mandatory Safety Meeting at The Gateway Center

6:30 pm to 7:00 pm         Swimmers and Yackers Parade.  Kingdom Crazy costume theme.  Bring your flags.

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm         Swimmers and Yackers Pasta Dinner at The Gateway Center

 Saturday, July 29, 2017 (Please note that Sunday, July 30 is set aside as an alternate bad weather day)

Kingdom Swim – Prouty Beach

5:00 am                                Border Busters Sign In

5:30 am                                Border Busters depart

6:00 am                                Sign in and Kayak drop off begins for the other Long Courses (10, 6, and 3)

7:00 am                                Meeting and deployment of the Patrol Boats at the EastSide Docks

7:30 am                                Safety Meeting for all morning swimmers and kayakers

7:45 am                                Deployment of 10 mile WOWSA Championship yackers

8:00 am                               Start of the 10 mile WOWSA Championship race

8:15 am                                Deployment of the 6 mile yackers

8:30 am                                Start of the 6 mile race

8:45 am                                Deployment of the 3 mile yackers

9:00 am                                Start of the 3 mile race

11:00 am                              Kingdom Brewing Beer Tent and Picnic Lunch Open

12:30 pm                             Sign in for afternoon swims begins

1:30 pm                               Safety Meeting for afternoon swims

2:00 pm                               Start of 100 yard swim

2:10 pm                               Start of the 1 mile swim

2:15 pm                               Start of the ¼ mile swim

6:00 pm                               Award Ceremony All Events

6:30 pm                               Party at Prouty – Pig Roast, Kingdom Brewing Beer Tent, Band, and Bon Fire.

Sunday, July 30

10:00 am                              Informal, unsanctioned cool down swim at South Beach, Lake Willoughby

Noon                                     Farewell Lunch at Mike’s Tiki Bar in East Burke.

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