WaveOne to develop open water swimming events in
National Harbor's Potomac River waters.  
Located less
than 15 minutes from the Washington Monument,
National Harbor is the premier open water swimming
venue for WaveOne Swimming, a member of OWSA
(US Open Water Swimming Association), and USA
clinics and swims. We will keep you up to date on any
future events from WaveOne Swimming at National
WaveOne teaches all swimming
abilities how to gain an advantage
in a mass race start.
Swimming for everyone!


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WaveOne Open Water Team
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Learn basics or train for safe open water
swimming with the experts. GROUPS ARE
WELCOME. Please contact us at to arrange details.
All swims are lifeguard supported with
on the spot coaching included.


Directions to National Harbor

PRIVATE/SEMI-PRIVATE Open Water Swimming Lessons Available

Check website for new dates and updates. You will be required to sign a
waiver prior to participating in any open water swimming event.
For discount swim gear, suits, clothing and
accessories click on the Swim Outlet logo
Happy Hour Swims every Thursday at
National Harbor until September
19, 2013

           Open Water Practice Swims

One hour swim includes 300-400 meter marked
course, followed with discounted happy hour pricing
at a local National Harbor restaurant/bar. These swims
are for practice and training and are NOT clinics or
learn to swim classes. You should be comfortable
swimming at least 500 meters nonstop in the pool.

Start time varies as the season sunsets change.
Approximate start times are 1:15 prior to sunset. See
website for updates.  Arrive early to check in and be
numbered. Purchased passes will not be refunded or
transferred. Online price is $25 and closes at 3pm swim
day, on site waterside registration is available for $30.

We have 20 swims scheduled from May 9 - September
19. Start times will change as the  summer progresses.
Check  back for specific start time. All swims are at
least one hour, weather permitting. Join us in the
North Cove adjacent to the Commercial/North Pier.

Look for us on the commercial pier (look
for the water taxis) in front of the Pier
House Restaurant. Check in begins 30
minutes before the swim. See
home page
for this week's start times.
Thursday Happy Hour Swims
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Open water swimming involves variable conditions. Every day is different. Every
swim is different.  Please see our website for schedule and weather updates
particularly prior to event date. Cancellations due to weather shall be determined
in the best interest of the swimmers and
no refunds will be given for weather
cancellations. All swimmers swim at their own risk. Risks may include potential
injury and death. Be safe.
Prices and event times subject to change without notice.  
No refunds or
. Park, parking and entrance fees are not included in the swim/clinic or
event fee.  
Online registration is $25 per swim.
Registration is available the day of
the swim. Waterside entry is $30.
Please register on line. On line
registration closes at 3pm day of

Priority check in will be given to
season pass swimmers and
pre-registered swimmers.
2013 Races

2nd Annual 2013 Washingtons Crossing: Swim Across the Potomac
June 2, 2013  
Web Site Here

3rd Annual HarborFest Tri Swims:  Sprint: 750m   Half: 1.2miles   Iron: 2.4 miles,
August 4, 2013
 Web Site Here

4th Annual Swim for the Potomac:  500M   3k   5k   10k
Sunday, September 15, 2013   Web Site Here

2014 Races

2nd Annual Aloha Splash Pool Open Water Swims
to benefit Special Olympics at the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center, Bethesda, MD
150m, 500m and 1,500m races, April TBD.   
More information here>>
The Standard for Open Water Swimming
Rain checks will be given for the
following week's swim ONLY, if
the current week is canceled due
to weather. This is not a credit and
only applies to online registration.