Click here to join CIBBOWS

Membership features:

Group Swims:

  • Opportunities to meet new people
  • Swim Buddies and Pace Groups
  • Experienced swimmers
  • First-time swimmers


  • Potluck in Brooklyn — early June
  • Brooklyn Cyclones
  • Swim treasure hunt
  • First-time swimmers

Members only swims

Free Open Water Swim Clinics for Members

Prep for Grimaldo's Mile — beginner and intermediate
Led by Bonnie Schwartz and Patricia Sener

Sunday, June 2nd
Saturday, June 8th

Advanced Swim the loop clinic — dates to be announced, led by David Barra



Most of our members are active in other local swimming groups. We have occasional meetings, but do most of our communication via our online email list, which is also used to post group swim times and places.

Google Group Email List

You can subscribe and manage your own subscription (eg set how you prefer to receive messages) via our Google Group page.

  • Subscribe: You can subscribe to our Google Group via email or the web interface. Just send an email to Or you can visit our group page; then click the "Join this group" link on the right-hand side of the page under "About this group."


  • UNsubscribe: You can unsubscribe from our Google Group via email or the web interface. Just reply to an email from the group with "REMOVE ME" as the subject of your message. Or you could send an email to Or you could visit our group page, click "Edit my membership" and then click "Unsubscribe".



If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Cibbows Board.