Open Water Swim Championships

We welcome Colorado Swimming back to Nottingham Lake for the Open Water Swimming Championships! Harry A. Nottingham Lake and Beach will be closed on Saturday, August 12, 2023 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Athletes will participate in various events throughout the weekend including a 5K, 1 mile and .5 mile races. 

This USA Swimming and U.S. Masters sanctioned event can expect 100+ athletes throughout the weekend.

Dates: Saturday, August 12th, 2023
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Nottingham Lake & Beach

OW Swim Start 2020

2023 Event Schedule:

Saturday, August 12 | 5K Open Water Competition

Women’s and Men’s Combined Masters 15&Over Race* | 9:00-11:00am

Women’s (15-18 Age Group) Race* | 11:30-1:00pm

Men’s (15-18 Age Group) Race* | 1:30-3:00pm


Sunday, August 13 | 1 Mile Competition 

Women’s and Men’s 19&Over Masters Race | 9:30-10:30am

Women’s 15&Over Race* | 10:45-11:45am

Men’s 15&Over Race* | 12:00-1:00pm

Women’s and Men’s | 14&Under Race* 1:15-2:15pm

One-half Mile Competition

Men’s and Women’s 11-14* | 2:30-3:15pm