Swim Across the Bay

Swim Across the Bay

Swim a 1/2 mile or mile on Irondequoit Bay for our Swim Across The Bay event and benefit Bay View YMCA’s Annual Campaign!

Join us on Wednesday, July 25
Time slots are available from 9:00am – 6:00pm in one and a half hour slot times.

Every swimmer who participates in this event, provides 5 weeks of swim
lessons to an individual or child in our community. At the Bay View Family
YMCA, our Aquatics Department staff is committed to teaching priceless water safety skills while  also helping members develop a lifelong love of water.


  • Minimum donation of $50 for a 1/2 mile swim, and $75 for a full mile swim. We are requiring registration at the welcome center.
  • Swimmers who raise $100 or more can invite one friend or family member to ride on our companion boats. Also, swimmers who raise $200 or more may invite three friends or family members.
  • Participants must also demonstrate they can swim 15 laps in the Bay View Pool prior to event.
  • The Bay is access by taking Smith Road until the end (off of Empire Blvd.)

Click here to download the registration form or you can visit the Welcome Center to register.