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Are you a Mermaid or Merman or just want to enjoy an organized and safe open water swim? The Mermaid Open Water Swim 2021 will be offering four great distances again for their 5th annual event! The swim will be held at the pristine beaches of Boca Raton, Florida and will start at Spanish River Park. The event will be timed by Accuchip timing and participants will have a mass swim start and will do an out and back swim. There will be lifeguards overseeing the safety of all participants.

Four Distances Include:
Two Mile Swim
One Mile Swim
Half Mile Swim
Lil’ Mermaid Splash (200 yards OWS)

Race Costs are:
Two Mile Swim: $45 until 7/26, $50 RACE DAY
One Mile Swim: $35 until 7/26, $40 RACE DAY
Half Mile Swim: $25 until 7/26, $30 RACE DAY
Lil’mermaid splash: $15 until 7/26, $20 RACE DAY

COURSE MAP
The course map will be emailed to you the week of the event. Please email us if you have any specific questions.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION/PACKET PICKUP
Packet Pickup Time: Friday, August 14th 4:00-6:00 pm and Saturday, August 15th 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Packet Pickup Location: Mermaid Cove, 1645 SE 3rd Ct #102, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Race Day Packet pick up begins promptly at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
Race Day Registration: $50 for two-mile, $40 for one-mile, $30 for half-mile and $20 for lil’ mermaid splash
Swim Caps are not guaranteed to race day registrations.

EVENT: TWO MILE SWIM

There will be top 3 awards given out for each age group as well as top overall male/female. Participants will receive food and drinks following the event.

Registration/Packet Pickup Information:
– Pre-Registration till 7/26 at midnight: $45
– Race Day Registration: $50 starting at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Race Day Packet pick up begins promptly at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed a swim cap

Parking:
– Enter park and make a right into north parking lot
– Park anywhere in that area
– Check in at Pavilion 8
– Head under tunnel to swim start

Course Information: out and back
– Start at Tower 19
– Swim 50 yards east to first buoy
– Stay on right and head south
– Pass middle buoy, continue to stay on right
– Turn around at 3rd buoy, stay on right, continue back north
– Pass middle buoy again, stay on right
– Pass first buoy again, stay on right
– Make U-Turn around first buoy
– Repeat above
– Come out of water, jog, 25 yards to finish
Start Time: 8:15am EDT
End Time: 10:00am EDT
Price: $45.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends July 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

EVENT: MILE SWIM

There will be top 3 awards given out for each age group as well as top overall male/female. Participants will receive food and drinks following the event.

Registration/Packet Pickup Information:
– Pre-Registration till 7/26 at midnight: $35
– Race Day Registration: $40 starting at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Race Day Packet pick up begins promptly at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed a swim cap

Parking:
– Enter park and make a right into north parking lot
– Park anywhere in that area
– Check in at Pavillion 8
– Head under tunnel to swim start

Course Information: out and back
– Start at Tower 19
– Swim 50 yards east to first buoy
– Stay on right and head south
– Pass middle buoy, continue to stay on right
– Turn around at 3rd buoy, stay on right, continue back north
– Pass middle buoy again, stay on right
– Pass first buoy again, stay on right, turn west to head to finish
– Come out of water, jog, 25 yards to finish
Start Time: 8:20am EDT
End Time: 10:00am EDT
Price: $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends July 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

EVENT: HALF MILE SWIM

There will be top 3 awards given out for each age group as well as top overall male/female. Participants will receive food and drinks following the event.

Registration/Packet Pickup Information:
– Pre-Registration till 7/26 at midnight: $25
– Race Day Registration: $30 starting at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Race Day Packet pick up begins promptly at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed a swim cap

Parking:
– Enter park and make a right into north parking lot
– Park anywhere in that area
– Check in at Pavillion 8
– Head under tunnel to swim start
– Swim start at Tower 19

Course Information: out and back
– Start at Tower 19
– Swim 50 yards east to first buoy
– Stay on right and head south
– Turn around at middle buoy, stay on right, continue back north
– Pass first buoy again, stay on right, turn west to head to finish
– Come out of water, jog, 25 yards to finish
Start Time: 8:25am EDT
End Time: 10:00am EDT
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends July 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

EVENT: LIL’ MERMAID SPLASH

There will be top 3 overall male/female awards given out as well as finisher awards for all participants. Participants will receive food and drinks following the event.

Registration/Packet Pickup Information:
– Pre-Registration till 7/26 at midnight: $15
– Race Day Registration: $20 starting at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Race Day Packet pick up begins promptly at 6:45 AM at Pavillion 8.
– Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed a swim cap

Parking:
– Enter park and make a right into north parking lot
– Park anywhere in that area
– Check-in at Pavillion 8
– Head under tunnel to swim start
– Swim start at Tower 19

Course Information: out and back
– Start at Tower 19
– Swim 100 yards east to first buoy
– Go around the buoy
– Swim 100 yards west to finish
– Come out of water, jog, 25 yards to finish
Start Time: 9:00am EDT
End Time: 10:00am EDT
Price: $15.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends July 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT