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Come celebrate the opening of the season!

Mark your calendars! The CIBBOWS season opener get-together will take place on Sunday June 4 from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Coney Island Brewery, located at 1904 Surf Avenue, at the minor league baseball stadium Maimonides Park. It’s a quick 20 minute walk from Grimaldo’s Chair. Stop by and see your beach buddies and meet new swim friends. We will be handing out this year’s membership swag to members, as well as selling items from previous years (while supplies last!). This is your best chance to complete your CIBBOWS merch collection. There will be discounted drinks ($2 off) and entertainment hosted by the Coney Island Siren Angeline DelValle – will it be bingo? Will it be karaoke? Come and find out! And the best part? You finally get to find out what your fellow CIBBOWS swimmers look like with …

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Grimaldo’s Mile will be held on July 15, 2023

Our fun, fast, favorite race is coming on July 15! This is a great first race if you’re new to open water, a straight one mile course down the Coney Island beach. Or try to beat your time from last year! Registration will open on March 31 so watch this space and put the date on your calendar so you don’t miss it!