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Sunday July 10 2022

Aquathon at Thornden Park

Hosted by: Thornden Park Association and Syracuse Parks & Rec

Aquathon combines swimming and running into a fun sporting event! Depending on age division, youth will swim a specified distance in the pool followed by a scenic run through the park. All who complete the challenge will earn great prizes. So, grab your swim gear and sneakers and sign up today! Register at https://bit.ly/3yK1vKr
The Long Course is 100 meter swim and 3/4 mile run.
The Short Course is 42 meter swim and 1/2 mile run.
The Jr. Aquathon Course is a 22 meter swim + approx. 1/4 mile run. (Lifeguards will be in the water to assist if needed).
The Mini Course is an assisted swim across the pool and short run to the finish line.
All participants need to be on site and registered by 9:30am.
Heat Order
– Long course (ages 12-15)
– Short course (ages 7-11)
– Jr. course (ages 5-7)
– Mini course (ages 3-4).
The Long course will begin at 9:30am remaining heats will proceed based on registration.
This is an outdoor program, and events may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Cancellations will be posted on the RecDesk cancellation page, as well as via the city parks Facebook page (Syracuse Parks and Rec)
The following health and safety precautions will be taken:
• If your child is not feeling well, please do not bring them to this event.
• Children need to wear appropriate swim wear for the swim portion, and bring appropriate sneakers for the run portion.