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August 29, 2021

Chain of Lakes Open Swim Classic

Bde Maka Ska • 1827 Lake St W MinneapolisMN  55408 Organized by Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Sunday, August 29, 2021.

Welcome to the 4th annual Chain of Lakes Open Swim Classic. Hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), we are proud to offer a beautiful swim across Bde Maka Ska (formerly named Lake Calhoun) in the heart of Uptown Minneapolis. This event will offer two distances; 1.5 mile and 2.4 mile swims will close the open swim season for some and tune up Ironman athletes for their end of season. In collaboration with the MPRB Open Swim Club, participants of the club will receive a registration discount fee for the event. Bde Maka Ska is located in the heart of the Uptown area, overlooking Minneapolis and a popular destination for swimmers, runners, cyclists, sailing, water recreation, and more. A part of the Chain of Lakes Regional Park system, Bde Maka Ska is a great place to enjoy the best of what Minneapolis has to offer.

$15 registration discount for Open Swim Club members.

Registration fees

January 01- July 31: $55 ($15 discount for club members)

August 01- 25: $65 ($15 discount for club members)

Upon registration for this program, participants agree to follow MPRB requirements related to face coverings and physical distancing. Face coverings are required indoors at all MPRB facilities, unless otherwise specified by MPRB as part of athletics protocol. Some youth programs, including childcare and preschool require participants to maintain physical distance.

Event will occur rain or shine; dangerous weather conditions may delay or cancel the event. No refunds are available.
Pre-race meeting at 7:40am!

Activity Category

Water Recreation


Bde Maka Ska - North Beach at Bde Maka Ska


August 29, 2021

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM


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Age and Gender

Ages 18-255 · Co-Ed


Bde Maka Ska

1827 Lake St W MinneapolisMN  55408

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