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Swim Across Carolina

Swim Across Carolina

5,103 square miles of North Carolina are covered by water. We challenge you to swim a personal goal of 100 miles and work together as a Carolina team to swim the entire distance of the bodies of water in NC!

Register for free beginning October 1, 2019 until August 17, 2020 on Bowman Gray Memorial Pool deck. Fill out your own log sheet (stored on the shelves by the swim workouts,) track your distances, and receive free prizes for each milestone you reach!

Milestones and Prizes*:

  • Sign-up: SAC sticker
  • 50 miles: SAC swim cap
  • 100 miles: SAC t-shirt

*Find a lifeguard on the pool deck to redeem your prize!


Lap = swimming from one end of the pool to the other end and back

  • 25yd (short course): 1 mile = 1,760 yards = 35.2 laps
  • 25m (short course): 1 mile = 1,610 meters = 32.2 laps
  • 50m (long course): 1 mile = 1,610 meters = 16.1 laps

As of March 9, 2020, our Carolina team has reached 1,548.39 miles!

Swim Across Carolina Leader Board

Name Miles
Oscar S. 147.89
Young T. 122.28
Liz  B. 88.79
Luke J. 76.24
Mike F. 74.94
Laura M. 68.45
Brian R 65.8
Kate P. 63.77
Rosa C. 56.76
Celeste C. 54.03
Neil B 52.94
RE B. 45.67
Bill S. 41.7

Last updated: March 9, 2020