All donations go directly to fund swim lessons. donations are tax deductable.

Funds generated by the swim are directed to the Manson Parks Department Aquatics program. Each year we send hundreds of kids for FREE swimming lessons. .

Welcome to the

Lake Chelan Swim


       Welcome to 
The Lake Chelan Swim!

The 10th annual Lake Chelan Swim takes place on Saturday, September 11,  2021, always the first Saturday after Labor Day!

This is a FUN event held at beautiful Lake Chelan, Washington. We welcome adults and children (over 12) of any fitness level. You don't have to be a competitive swimmer to participate, this is a fun event suitable for the whole family! 

The Lake Chelan Swim is an event to raise funds and awareness for swimming lessons on Lake Chelan to serve both residents and visitors.It takes place always the first Saturday after Labor Day.

This event also helps to highlight the beauty of Lake Chelan and heightens awareness on the importance of keeping it clean and blue. 

The swim is 1.5 miles long and starts at Willow Point Park and goes to Manson Bay Park on the north shore of Lake Chelan.
All proceeds go directly to subsidizing free swim lessons at Manson Bay Park.

Swim lessons not only teach kids how to swim but gives them important Water Safety instruction as well. Please help support this cause by registering or donating today.

Register online (preferred) or in person on the morning of the race at Manson Bay Park (cash or check only).

Online registration opens in April, 2021 

Supported by:

  • Don and Joan Pierce
  • Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards
  • Lake Chelan Rotary
  • Lake Chelan Lion's Club
  • Matthewson and Core
  • Succession Winery
  • Cairdeas Winery​
  • Manson Fire Department
  • Chelan County Marine Patrol
  • Manson Park Department
  • Manson Bay Lifeguard Association​
  • Shoreline Watercraft Rental
  • And numerous donors like you!