GREAT OHIO RIVER SWIM

 

Join us on September 24, 2017

for a swim across the Ohio River and back.

 

The Great Ohio River Swim is the only open water swim on the Ohio River to cross the river and back.  Start at the Serpentine Wall and swim across the Ohio River to Kentucky.  Once you have reached Kentucky come back across the Ohio River to Public Landing in the heart of Cincinnati!

 
 

When we started the Great Ohio River swim in 2007, Bill Keating Jr. was one of the first to sign up.  The first year of the swim Bill won the male swim, but lost the overall title to his daughter, Caroline .  Three of his kids and his father swam across the river with Bill over the years.  Bill was a big supporter of the swim and throughout the years talked others in joining him the swim across the river. In March of 2017, Bill lost his battle with brain cancer and now we dedicate the river swim to him.  

(Left to Right) Bill Keating Sr, Bill Keating Jr, Caroline Keating, Joseph Keating

(Left to Right) Bill Keating Sr, Bill Keating Jr, Caroline Keating, Joseph Keating

About

Bill Keating Jr.'s

Great Ohio River Swim

September 24, 2017

8:15am

Across the Ohio River to Kentucky and Back
900 meters
                          

                          

The Bill Keating Jr. Great Ohio River Swim is sponsored by and benefits Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (www.oacgc.org), a 501(c)3 non-profit that works in 21 inner city high schools in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to get urban teens out into nature year round to paddle, hike, cycle, camp, fish and swim at no cost to participants.