Global Swim Series - Race Calendar

The Global Swim Series Season begins on May 1st and ends on April 30th the following year.

Throughout the season we will continue to add more races to the Global Swim Series… so check back often… and feel free to let us know of races you’d like to see added to the GSS!  (proper advance notice must be given to join in the current season, as per our Rules Section).  Use the “Search” feature to find races by: race, location, country, month, etc


07jan12:00 amNewport Pool to Peak Ocean SwimSydney, Australia

28janalldayNew Zealand Ocean Swim Series - Capital ClassicWellington, New Zealand

28janalldaySwim for HaitiPort-au-Prince, Haiti

28janalldayAustralian Beach Games - FrankstonFrankston, Australia


04feb7:30 amChelsea Sugar SwimAuckland, New Zealand

10feb(feb 10)12:00 am11(feb 11)11:59 pmThe aQuelle Midmar Mile - GSS African ChampionshipsDurban, South Africa

17feballdayNew Zealand Ocean Swim Series - Legend of the LakeRotorua, New Zealand

18feballdaySanlam Cape MileEikenhof Dam, South Africa

23feballday25alldayAustralian Beach Games - Lakes EntranceLakes Entrance, Australia

25feballdayWollongong Basin2Beach Ocean SwimWollongong Harbour, Australia


10maralldayNew Zealand Ocean Swim Series - Sand to SurfMt Maunganui, New Zealand

17mar12:00 amEurasia Swim Cup CyprusLarnaca, Cyprus

17maralldayHotel Rottnest Port to PubRottnest Island, Australia

18maralldayRangitoto Island SwimAuckland, New Zealand

25maralldayNevis to St Kitts Cross Channel SwimCockleshell Beach, St Kitts & Nevis

31maralldayNew Zealand Ocean Swim Series - The Big TahunaNelson, New Zealand


08apralldayCoffs Ocean SwimsCoffs Harbour, Australia

14apralldayNew Zealand Ocean Swim Series - King of Bays SwimAuckland, New Zealand

14apr7:30 amSwim Around Lido KeyLido Key, FL, USA

21apralldayThe Freedom SwimCape Town, South Africa

21apralldayRiviera Nayarit Aguas AbiertasPuerto Vallarta, Mexico

22apralldayAuckland Marathon SwimAuckland, New Zealand

Races for next season are added as the new dates are announced.


05mayalldayMarnaton eDreams BarcelonaBarcelona, Spain

06mayalldaySwimjunkie Challenge - VIP LoboLobo, Philippines

15mayallday15sepalldayKotlin RaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

26may(may 26)12:00 am27(may 27)11:59 pmGSS Global Championships/El CruceCancun, Mexico

26mayalldayTYR Champions CupMoscow, Russia

27mayalldayBattle of Carlingford Lough SwimCarlingford, Ireland


15mayallday15sepalldayKotlin RaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

02junalldayThe Bridge ExperiencePatras, Greece

02jun12:00 amSwim DefianceTacoma, WA, USA

09junalldayEscape the Cape Open Water ClassicCape May, NJ, USA

10junalldaySwimjunkie Challenge: El NidoEl Nido, Palawan, Philippines

15junallday17alldaySchwimmfestival Neusiedler SeeMorbisch, Austria

16junalldayFlowers Sea SwimSeven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

16jun9:15 amSwim Around Key WestKey West, FL, USA

23junalldayPeskara Swimming Marathon - Johnny Weissmuller TrophyZrenjanin, Serbia

24junalldaySWIM THE ISLAND - SirmioneSirmione, Italy

30jun8:30 amFKCC Swim Around Key WestKey West, FL, USA


15mayallday15sepalldayKotlin RaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

01jul12:00 amCanada Day ChallengePort Moody, BC, Canada

01julallday09alldayVansbrosimningen/GSS European ChampionshipsVansbro, Sweden

07julalldayRace for the Conch Eco Sea-SwimGrace Bay, Turks & Caicos

07jul12:00 amAda Medjica Swimming MarathonBelgrade, Serbia

14jul8:00 amBring on the BayNepean, ON, Canada

15julalldayNorth Shore Challenge for Camp TrilliumNorfolk, ON, Canada

15julalldayKitsilano ChallengeVancouver, BC, Canada

21julallday22alldaySan Clemente Ocean FestivalSan Clemente CA, USA

22julalldayGSS Canadian Championships - The Toronto MileToronto, ON, Canada


15mayallday15sepalldayKotlin RaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

04augalldayPoint to Lapointe SwimMadeline Island, WI, USA

04augalldayThe Dee MileChester, England

04augalldayBay ChallengeVancouver, BC, Canada

12augalldayX-Waters - Saint Petersburg SwimSt. Petersburg, Russia

18aug12:00 amSwim For KidsKingston, ON, Canada

18aug8:00 amThe LOST RaceOakville, ON, Canada

19augalldaySwimjunkie Challenge - Caramoan 10kCaramines Sur, Philippines

19augalldayRCP Tiburon MileTiburon, CA, USA

26augalldayToronto Island Lake SwimToronto, ON, Canada


15mayallday15sepalldayKotlin RaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

01sep12:00 amRoermond City SwimRoermond, Netherlands

09sepalldayLake Hopatcong Open Water Swim FestivalLake Hopatcong, NJ, USA

15sepalldayGSS North American Championships - Swim For Alligator LighthouseIslamorada, FL, USA

16sepalldayGSS American Championships - Swim Around CharlestonCharleston SC, USA

18sepallday22allday5 Islands ChallengeApia, Samoa

22sepallday23alldayFinger Lakes Open Water Swim FestivalWatkins Glen, NY, USA


06octalldayThe Great Fjord SwimKillary Fjord, Ireland

06octallday07alldaySWIM THE ISLAND - BergeggiBergeggi, Italy

07octalldaySantorini ExperienceSantorini, Greece


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08decallday09alldayMaratón Internacional AcapulcoAcapulco, Mexico


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