Open Water Swim to Madeline Island
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Swimming to Madeline Island has been a storied feat around the Bayfield area for decades.
Starting as a community swim for 24 people in 2006, Point to La Pointe has grown into a thriving community event hosting more than 500 swimmers last year.
We were recently selected as one of the top swims in the United States by Open Water Source! As a relatively new event, we’re honored by this distinction and will continue to improve and grow our event.
Whether you’re an open water racer or a casual swimmer, Point to La Pointe offers a swim event for you. Check out the full details:
Point to La Pointe is a fundraiser for the Bayfield Area Recreation Center and its classes and programs, including swimming lessons and a swim team. Register online or fundraise your entry fee and additional donations to support local area fitness programs.
Please visit our local business sponsors while you’re in town for the race! Thank you to all our sponsors who make this event possible.
Bayfield is small city of 530 on the shores of Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin. It’s the gateway to the pristine beauty of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, with camping, kayaking, trails, sea caves, and beaches.
Madeline Island has long been a vacation destination as the only one of 22 Apostle Islands that is inhabited year-round, serviced by the Madeline Island Ferry Line. August is the ideal time to experience the beautiful scenery, clean air and water, friendly people and waiting adventures of the region.
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Recreation and Fitness Resources is a non-profit organization rooted in Bayfield, WI. We provide and support affordable access to year-round recreation and fitness opportunities for youth, adults, seniors, and families.
140 S Broad St | PO Box 1146
Bayfield, WI 54814
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