In order to promote safety, the New York City Triathlon requires each swim participant to have successfully completed an OPEN WATER (not in a pool) swim with a minimum distance of ½ mile within 18 months prior to the 2017 race date.
Download the swim requirement (PDF)
2017 Suggested Open Water Swims
Join Empire Tri Club at one of their upcoming Open Water Swim Clinics at Coney Island:
• Sunday, June 11th (8am–10am)
• Sunday, June 25th (8am–10am)
• Sunday, July 9th (8am–10am)
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