Who: Adults & children of all ages! SYC members, family, & friends

What: Swim laps for a charitable cause and enjoy games, dunking booth, lunch & a parade of prizes.

When/Where: Saturday, August 1, 2020. Swim anytime between 7am and 1pm at the Southern Yacht Club pool located at 105 North Roadway, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124. Land activities will begin at 9am.

How to Participate:

  1. Swimmers register & pay $15 non-refundable registration fee below. Register by June 17, 2020 and receive a free limited edition t-shirt day of the event.
  2. Print out the sponsor form provided below (or pick one up at the receptionists desk) to secure sponsors for each swimmer.
  3. Swimmers arrive at SYC pool (105 North Roadway Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124) on Saturday, June 6, anytime between 7am-1pm to check in and swim.
  4. Volunteers count the number of laps you swim; once completed, the number will be posted on the Official Lap Counting Board.
  5. Swimmers collect tax deductible donations from sponsors based on the number of laps they swam.  Sponsors can pay via PayPal here or swimmers can bring checks payable to The Brooke Erin Posey Foundation to SYC receptionist (ATTN: Ernest Posey).  The checks can also be mailed to The Brooke Erin Posey Foundation, 6841 Wuerpel Street New Orleans, LA 70122. All donations are due no later than August 15, 2020, no exceptions.


If you are unable to participate in the event but would like to donate to support The Brooke E. Posey Swim-A-Thon, please donate here.

Questions and special circumstances:

Contact Elizabeth at

**Important information for determining maximum lap donation**

*The swimmer's level of ability may affect the sponsor's level of commitment. A less experienced swimmer may only be able to swim 1-4 laps without stopping; whereas high school/master swimmers can swim a mile or more (66 laps/mile).


The lap shall be a continuous swim from one side of the pool to the other, any speed, any stroke.

No touching the bottom of the pool or stopping while swimming laps.

Official Lap counters will be provided.

Our goal every year is for everyone to have a great time while raising money to support a local children's charity in the New Orleans Area.

Here's to wishing everyone a great day of fun, swimming, games and food.

To download the 2020 flyer and sponsor form, click below. 

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