Youth Race Details

All youth races will be out-and-back from the South Bay swim beach. The course will start on the beach, out to a buoy and return finishing out of the water, on the beach.


1000 Yard Swim: USA Swimming (USAS) registered swimmers between the ages of 9 and 18. United States Masters Swimming registered swimmers or those USAS swimmers older than 18 years of age are not elegible to swim this events.

250 Yard Swim: for USA Swimming (USAS) registered swimmers at least 8 years old and not older than 10 years old as race day.


No wetsuits are allowed for either the 1000 yard or 250 yard swims. Female suits may have shoulders with short sleeves. Male swimmers may not wear "tops" and their jammers may extend to just above the knee. USA Swimming suit details.


First, Second and Third place swimmers will receive a ribbon.


Sunday, August 10, 2014

8:00 am - All swimmers checked in

8:30 am - Swimmer Meeting

9:00 am (approx) - Race starts upon the conculsion of the 2.4 mile race.

Pledge Program

A portion of the The Team Fort Collins Horsetooth Open Water Swim registration fee is just one of the ways Team Fort Collins raises money to fund programming.

We need your help to raise even more funds. Please check the pldege option when you register online, and help us continue to the fight against drug and alcohol abuse. Learn more about the pledge program.






Registration & Fee Deadlines

2014 registration fees and deadlines to be announced by April 1, 2014

$12 - USAS One Day registration*

Fees cover safety (Dive Rescue, EMTs), t-shirt, awards, etc. A significant portion is a donation in support of TEAM Fort Collins.

*The USAS One Day registration is required if you are not a member of USA Swimming. This membership covers insurance requirements for the race. No one will be allowed to swim without proof of membership or have payed the one day fee