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Virtual Grimaldo’s Mile XVI 2020 – Extended!

EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13! We miss events, we miss the fun of racing, and we miss you, our swimming community! We didn’t want to go a whole season without our quintessential NYC open water 1 mile swim – Grimaldo’s Mile. So this year, we’re going virtual! This is the perfect distance to challenge your friends and have some fun! You can swim your mile anywhere you want and any time you want from August 15 – September 13 – as long as you swim your mile continuously. This event is FREE and open to all. You’ll get a certificate of completion and bragging rights to your friends. To find out more and register for the event, visit our web page. Use the hashtag #GMXVI2020 on social media or send us the photos at media@cibbows.org. You …

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Update to 2020 season – beaches are now open for swimming!

We are very excited the lifeguards are back as of July 1. Therefore we will be able to resume some of our activities – such as weekend meet-ups, group swims and free yoga on the beach.  We will be on the beach on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10:00 am usual. If you’re a CIBBOWS member, you can sign up for one of our group swims now. More dates will be added soon. Yoga is free to all. Check out our calendar for dates to be offered. We have made the decision not to have beginner clinics this year. Due to social distancing – we will not be able to give the close one-on-one attention that the beginner clinics require. We apologize to our new swimmers and hope to resume next season. If you are …