By using or accessing this website or participating in any CIBBOWS activity you are accepting all of the terms of this disclaimer.  If you do not agree with anything in this notice you should not use or access this website or participate in any CIBBOWS activity.

Nothing on this website should be taken to constitute professional advice or a formal recommendation and CIBBOWS hereby excludes all representations and warranties whatsoever (whether implied by law or otherwise) relating to the content and use of this website.


In no event will CIBBOWS assume liability for any direct, incidental, indirect, consequential, punitive or special damages or any other damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any linked websites or participation in any CIBBOWS activities.

I acknowledge that CIBBOWS may take, use, and disseminate photographs and videos of me and of other participants, and I consent to such activities by CIBBOWS and hereby waive all rights to compensation in connection therewith.

Open Water Swim Clinic (“Clinic”)

I, the undersigned participant, intending to be legally bound, hereby certify that I am physically fit and have not been otherwise informed by a physician. I acknowledge that I am aware of the risks inherent in participating in open water swimming events and in training for and volunteering in connection with same, including permanent disability and death, and agree to assume all of those risks.AS A CONDITION OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE CLINIC AND ANY ACTIVITIES INCIDENT THERETO, I HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIMS FOR LOSS OR DAMAGES TO MY PERSON OR PROPERTY, INCLUDING ALL CLAIMS FOR LOSS OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTIVE OR PASSIVE, OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: CONEY ISLAND BRIGHTON BEACH OPEN WATER SWIMMERS, NYC PARKS AND RECREATION, THE CITY OF NEW YORK, ANY VOLUNTEER, ANY BOATER, AND ANY INDIVIDUAL OFFICIATING AT OR OTHERWISE SUPERVISING THE EVENT.

In addition, I agree to abide by and be governed by the rules of the Swim. Finally, I again acknowledge that I am aware of the risks inherent in open water swimming and agree to assume all of those risks.