August 8 to August 12, 2018

20th Anniversary of the Skaha Lake Ultra Swim

Ultra Swim Info Below
Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 Skaha Lake
Registration opens Monday, Jan. 2, 2018
11.8km point-to-point open water swim
Canada's longest open water lake swim
Space is limited to 100 athletes

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Skaha Lake Ultra Swim Information

Do you enjoy the challenge of swimming long distances? The Skaha Lake Ultra Swim is an 11.8k point-to-point open water swim in the warm, fresh waters of Skaha Lake. Canada's longest open water lake swim. Ready to take the plunge?!


  • Opens Monday, Jan. 2, 2018
  • Space is limited to 100 athletes
  • Register here


  • 6.5 hour overall time limit with additional cut-off at 8K at 4hrs 25 minutes
  • Wetsuits optional, but advised
  • Personal flotation swim buoy recommended but not mandatory
  • Finishers medals
  • 10 Year Age Groups (14 – 19; 10 year groups to 70+)
  • Finish line awards and barbeque included
  • Affiliated with Canaqua Sports
  • Souvenir garments available during registration process


  • Skaha Lake
  • 11.8km point-to-point swim from Penticton to Okanagan Falls


  • $99 plus online registration fee and credit card fee

For more information visit Skaha Lake Ultra Swim's website.