Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack announces the Town of Clarkstown will co-sponsor the fourth annual Swim Across America event at Germonds Pool, Germonds Road, West Nyack on Sunday, July 13, from 7-10 a.m. The event will benefit United Hospice of Rockland’s mission and the fight against cancer. Swimmers of all ages are welcome.
Swimmers may swim 1/2 mile, 1 mile or form relay teams. Teams of friends and family may participate as a group. Each swimmer receives a t-shirt and a towel. Shower and changing facilities are provided at Germonds Pool and light refreshments will be available. For more information please visit the following website: www.swimacrossamerica.org/long_island and then click on Clarkstown Germonds Pool Swim.
Swim Across America, Inc., (SAA) is dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming- related events. With the help of hundreds of volunteers nationwide and past and current Olympians, SAA is helping find a cure for cancer through athleticism, community outreach and direct service. Swim Across America began as a grassroots organization with events developing organically. Now, those events raise hundreds of thousands of dollars – and money raised is still given to local beneficiaries.