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
Bonzai Sports is a true specialty store and one of
the first multi-sport stores in the country. The
|Wonderful Open Water Swimming at National Harbor
|WETSUITS for WaveOne Swims:
Learn basics or train for safe open water
swimming with the experts. GROUPS ARE
WELCOME. Please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Sunset Swims every Wednesday, Sunrise
Swims every Sunday at National Harbor
from May 10 until September 20, 2017
Open Water Practice Swims
Our 7th year of conducting weekly open water
swims... Our one hour swim includes 300-400 meter
marked course, followed sometimes with happy hour
gathering 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
Start time varies as the season sunsets change.
Approximate start times are 1:20 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
Wednesday for the Sunset Swim or 8pm Saturday for
the Sunrise Swim, on site waterside registration is
available for $30.
We have 20 Sunset Swims and 17 Sunrise Swims
scheduled from May 10 - September 20. All swims are
at least one hour, weather permitting.
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
|Sunrise and Sunset Swims
at National Harbor
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|IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE:
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 transfers. Park, parking and entrance fees are not
included in the swim/clinic or event fee.
|Registration is available the day of
the swim. Waterside entry is $30.
Please register on line. On line
registration closes at 3pm
Wednesdays (day of swim) or 8pm
Saturdays for the Sunday swim.
Priority check in will be given to
season pass swimmers and
|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.
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First happy Hour
Swim, May 2011
|Final 2011 Swim Happy
National Harbor: L-R
James, Susan, Tom,
Sharon, Carolyn (and her
Mike, Matt, Kurt and Anne.
Thrive in the swim....just don't survive the swim!
Athletes that have joined us at our swims say:
"wow--that was fun!..."
"...had lots of fun at the happy hour swim last nite--signed up for the whole season and
tomorrows clinic...Jim McDonnell was my first open water swim last week!" - C.B.
"Thanks so much for a great workout. I'll definitely be back next week. Passing
the word to my buddies that do triathlons. How long will the swims last...end of
September?" - C.C. (Answer is yes, we are swimming until September 23)
"I had a great time tonight. Great opportunity to get in the water with good people.
Thank you." - R.S.
Become an athlete of a growing tribe of open water swimmers with WaveOne Swimming.
We don't just love to swim, we live to swim.