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The Sixth Annual Kingdom Swim

Second Annual WOWSA 10 Mile World Championship
Saturday, July 12th, 2014
10 miles, 6 miles, 3 miles, 1 mile, 1/4 mile, 100 yard

Hosted by Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association
Sanctioned by WOWSA and NEKOWSA

Kingdom Swim Kingdom Swim is a true celebration of open water swimming held on Lake Memphremagog in the heart of the summer in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.  We are proud to host the 2014 WOWSA World 10 Mile Open Water Championship in a world class venue with world class accommodations. In addition to the World Championship, Kingdom Swim is a competitive and recreational swim for all open water skill levels, young and old alike, now offering distances of 10 miles, 6 miles, 3 miles, 1 mile, 1/4 mile and 100 yards.  With three divisions, Skins, Wet Suit, Assisted.

Check out our Kingdom Swim YouTube Slide Shows for 2013, 2010, and 2009.

NEKOWSA now hosts 13 days of swims throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall.  For a full schedule click here   In addition to individual registration fees for particular events, NEKOWSA offers a $500 Season’s Pass covering all swims including Kingdom Swim as well as its 8 Lake – 43 Mile – 4 Marathon Swim the Kingdom Week.  (Not included is In Search of Memphre and Georgeville or Bust).

Register Here for Kingdom Swim or any of NEKOWSA’s other swims.
All fees are non-refundable.  We expressly reserve the right to delay, reschedule, or even cancel any swim in the event of extremely adverse weather conditions, high winds, a substantial threat of lightening, or dense fog seriously limiting visibility.  We also reserve the right to pull any individual swimmer at any time.

For more information, please contact Phil White at For more information on youth swimming contact Charlotte Brynn,

Aerial photo of Newport, VT courtesy of Scott Wheeler