Swim Rules

* The swim will be done in accordance with the CLDSA’s rules:

1.1 You shall not be assisted by an artificial aid of any kind.

1.2 You are permitted to grease yourself

1.3 You may wear goggles and one cap

1.4 You may wear one swimming costume that conforms to the following specifications:

• Men: Lycra (or other approved) Speedo type briefs

• Women: Lycra (or other approved) Speedo type costume.

• No wetsuits are allowed

• No body suits are allowed

1.5 You must start and finish on land

1.6 During the swim no physical contact with the swimmer shall be made by any  person, and the swimmer may not touch the boat.

1.7 The minimum age for an official CLDSA swim is 12 years old on the day of the swim. Parental/Guardian approval is required for all swimmers under the age of 18 years on the day of the swim.  Please note no minors will be considered for Swim For Hope

1.8 The decision of the CLDSA Observer shall be binding.

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