Point to La Pointe
Open Water Swim on Lake Superior - August 7, 2021
Open Water Swim to Madeline Island
Saturday, August 7, 2021
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, the Point to La Pointe has grown into a thriving race that sells out annually at 550 swimmers. Safety is our first priority and we are making many changes in 2021 to provide a quality experience for everyone involved. At the heart of our plan is a new route in order to ease congestion for both swimmers and spectators.
Registration for 2021 will open soon.
If the 2021 event has to be cancelled due to COVID-19, all registration fees, minus the online processing fee, will be refunded. RFR & the Bayfield Rec Center will not be keeping any of the registration dollars in this case.
In case of individual cancellation or event cancellation due to weather, there are no refunds, transfers, or credits. We recommend cancellation insurance.
Please support our sponsors with your business! Thank you, thank you, thank you to all our sponsors who make this event possible!
Bayfield is a small city of 475 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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