You are reserving a spot for Open Water Swim Workouts at Lake Phalen
Group Workout
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

Lake Phalen
Open Water Swim Workouts
Summer 2018
Lake Phalen Beach, St. Paul, MN

  • Supervised Open Water Swim Workouts in Lake Phalen
    Saturday June 9, June 16, and June 30
  • 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Check in and instructions
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Swim workout
    Wednesday June 20 and July 11
  • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM Check in and instructions
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Swim workout

  • Two courses offered:  You can complete the courses multiple times within the scheduled hour. Courses are subject to change.
    1. 900 yard triangular course across lake
    2. 100–300 yard beach course
  • Course will be monitored by certified lifeguards
  • Courses will be marked with large orange buoys.
  • Coaching for beginner course will be offered by certified swim coaches and experienced open water swim volunteers
  • All participants will receive and be required to wear a free swim cap

*Swim may be cancelled due to inclement weather. No refunds available.

  • All abilities welcome from beginners, to triathletes, to experienced open water swimmers.
  • Must be over age 18 and a United States Masters Swimming (USMS) member or covered by a trial membership or one-day registration (see below for details).

  • Register at
  • A complimentary 30-day trial USMS membership will be offered to first time non USMS members.
    • Trial membership can be found here. Please turn in the trial membership paperwork to a volunteer prior to entering the water.
    • For any subsequent workouts after 30 days, you must become a registered USMS member or complete a one-event registration form ($15 fee in addition to registration cost).
  • Online registration will close three days before each workout.
  • Same-day registration will be based on availability.

  • $15 per workout:
    • June 9 Registration
    • June 16 Registration
    • June 20 Registration
    • June 30 Registration
    • July 11 Registration
  • $50 for all five swims
  • $40 for three swims
  • Volunteers swim free with USMS membership! Volunteer information can be found here.

What to bring with you:
  1. Upon arrival, please sign in with a volunteer with your USMS membership number.
  2. Swimsuit and/or wetsuit. (Wetsuits are optional. The water temperature will vary throughout the summer.)
  3. Goggles
  4. Towel
  5. Inflatable swim buddy if you have one
 After completing your swim:
  • You must check in with the Phalen Open Water Swim Practice volunteer(s) upon completing your swim, so we know you are safely OUT of the water.