Saturday, July 11, 2020
3k Starts from Nepean Sailing Club, 3259 Carling Avenue at Dick Bell Park at 8:00 a.m.
1.5k Starts from Britannia Beach, 2805 Carling Avenue at 8:15 a.m.
Finish: Britannia Yacht Club, 2777 Cassels Street
14th Annual Bushtukah Bring on the Bay 1.5K & 3K Open Water Swim!
The Bushtukah Bring on the Bay event is a 1.5 km and 3km open water swims across beautiful Britannia Bay welcoming swimmers of all ages and abilities. Be part of one of the largest point-to-point open water swims in the country taking place in our Nation’s Capital – starting at the Nepean Sailing Club and finishing at the Britannia Yacht Club. You are invited to participate in our traditional 3km race or the 1.5km swim which will be offered once again. New this year the 1.5km swim will start at Britannia Beach. We are also very proud to offer our unique Swim Angel program for those who need a companion in the water
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The race is a point-to-point swim over Britannia Beach starting at the Nepean Sailing Club (3259 Carling Ave) for 3km swim and Britannia Beach (2805 Carling Ave) and finishing at Britannia Yacht Club (2777 Cassels St).
The 3k swim will start at the dock at the Nepean Sailing Club. The 1.5k swim will start from Britannia Beach. Swimmers will be shuttled from the Nepean Sailing Club to Britannia Beach prior to the w.5km swim start.
Complimentary shuttle service is provided for swimmers and spectators to and from the Nepean Sailing Club, Britannia Beach and the Britannia Yacht Club. Swimmers are asked to encourage their spectators to use the shuttle as parking at Britannia Yacht Club is extremely limited.
|Before May 31||$55|
|June 1 – June 30||$60|
|July 1 – July 10||$65|
|Friday July 10||$70 (late registration subject to availability at the Nepean Sailing Club)|
Entry fee includes our BOTB Swim bag, a race-day swim cap, finisher’s medal , transportation and a light post-swim snack.
Once you sign up, don’t forget to use your online fundraising profile (that is created when you register) to ask your family, friends, and colleagues for donations in support of your 1.5 km or 3.0 km open-water Bring on the Bay challenge! Not only will your online donors instantly receive their tax receipts to their inbox, but your online donations will go directly towards your individual participation in this great event, giving you some great chances to win some amazing incentive prizes, entries into early-bird draws, and day-of fundraising prizes… not to mention all funds will support kids with physical disabilities!
Fundraising Levels & Rewards
|$250 Level||Bring on the Bay microfiber sport towel|
|$500 Level||Bring on the Bay microfiber sport towel
Complimentary 2021 Race Entry
|$1,000 Level||Bring on the Bay microfiber sport towel
Complimentary 2021 Race Entry
$100 gift certificate to Bushtukah
Stay tuned for updates on Early-Bird Fundraising Draws and prizes for the Top Fundraisers!
Bring on the Bay Event Schedule
|Friday, July 9|
|4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.||Race kit pick-up and late registration at the Nepean Sailing club. (subject to availability)|
|Saturday, July 11|
|7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.||Final race kit pick-up at the Nepean Sailing Club.|
|7:30 a.m. – 7:55 a.m.||Swim information, preparation, chip timer pick-up, race day instructions and warm-up
Shuttle service for the 1.5km to Britannia Beach begins
|8:00 a.m.||3 km Route: Race begins
Transportation is available for spectators from the Nepean Sailing Club to the Britannia Yacht Club
|8:00 a.m.||Breakfast available for swimmers at Britannia Yacht Club.
Transportation is available for spectators from the Nepean Sailing Club to the Britannia Yacht Club.
|8:15 a.m.||1.5 km Route: Race begins|
|8:30 a.m.||Breakfast for Swimmers at the Britannia Yacht Club.|
|9:30 a.m.||Closing ceremonies and awards at Britannia Yacht Club.|
|10:00 a.m.||Shuttle Transportation available for swimmers & spectators from Britannia Yacht Club to the Nepean Sailing Club|