We’re expecting hundreds of visitors to watch the swim and of course to watch the performances of the artists at the finish festival. The number of swimmers is for safety reasons limited to approximately 500 (The NACS’s organization reserves the right to modify this number).
The Hudson River is unique amongst the New York’s rivers. The tremendous daily flow of fresh water coming out of the Hudson Valley, combined with the incoming salt water tide from the ocean makes this one of the most biologically rich waterways on the east coast of all of North America.
The registration fee for individual swimmers is $75 with a minimum fundraising requirement of $500. The registration for business teams is $2,000 with a minimum fundraising requirement of $2,000 (as a team) or $4,000 with NO fundraising commitment. The registration fee for student teams is $100 and the team must raise a minimum of $250.