WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO DO ON RACE DAY
Parking: Parking is available throughout the downtown area. Parking is also available on Public Landing for a $5 fee.
Registration & Packet Pick Up: Located on the boat ramp at the Public Landing, beginning at 6:30 am. Registration closes at 7:45 am.
Open Water Swim Clinic (optional): 7:30 am on the Serpentine Wall adjacent to Registration.
Mandatory Pre-Swim Meeting: 8:00 am at the swim start line.
Swim Start: 8:15 am, starting in waves on the Ohio River at the upstream end of the Serpentine Wall.
Finish: Boat ramp at Public Landing.
Parking is available throughout the downtown area. The Cincinnati Park Board has opened up Public Landing for parking and will be charging $5 per car. Other lots are available at the base of the Purple People Bridge.
OPEN WATER SWIM CLINIC
Open Water Swim Clinic
September 22, 2019
Nervous about swimming in open water? Never done an open water swim before? The Great Ohio River Swim has added an open water swim clinic
The Open Water Swim Clinic will last approximately 30 minutes and begin at 7:30am. Topics to be covered will include open water freestyle stroke, sighting, drafting, currents, start and finish, lifeguards and strategy. You do not have to participate in the Great Ohio River Swim to attend the Open Water Swim Clinic. The Swim Clinic will be at Registration at Public Landing.