the Dam 1 Mile at Beaver Lake: SWIM OZ

The Joys of Swimming

Sunday, September 26, 2021

USMS Sanction : 231-W001

The Joys of Swimming

Open Water Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Fri, Aug 13, 2021
12:00 AM
Fri, Sep 24, 2021
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 200 entrants.
Currently there are 52 entrants.

the Dam 1 Mile Race: SWIM OZ
Presented by:
OZark Outdoor Foundation

Sanctioned by United States Masters Swimming (19 & over) and USA Swimming (18 & under)

Beaver Lake Dam Site Park
Eureka Springs, AR 72631

6:30 AM packet pickup
7:40 AM mandatory participant meeting
8:00 AM start
10:15 AM for awards

About Beaver Dam 
Beaver Lake Dam
Camping information at Beaver Dam

This is the FIRST sanctioned Open Water Swim in Arkansas! USMS and USA Swimming. All winners will be setting records! Awards 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, male & female for 12 & under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over, AND overall! A LOT of AWARDS!!!

Must be a USMS or USA-S member. One-day membership to USMS is available for $15 when registering. 

Registration is limited to 200 participants. Sign up now to avoid missing out on this cool event! 

Online registration closes 11:59pm on September 24, 2021.  

Wetsuits and swim buoys will be permited, however those wearing wetsuits or swim buoys will not be eligible for sanctioned times or awards.

Entry fees are $80. Day-of (if not sold out) $100. You will see "The Joys Of Swimming" on your credit card statement for the event. 

What you get for your registration:
     Sanctioned event - eligible for record setting
     Microfiber beach towel from ECCOSOPHY
     Food & drink 
     coupons from area businesses
     Swag bag from area sponsors 

This event has a no refund policy. Weather delays may occur. Participants will swim in the rain, unless lightning or thunder is in the area. Race organizers will do everything within their control to hold the event. 

COVID Policy: State and park policies will be followed on the day of the race. 

Swag for every registrant will be AMAZING! Follow our social media for all the details! Facebook: SWIM OZ

Spectators: There will be so much fun to be had for participants and spectators alike! 
    FREE food, drink, DJ, games and watching the entire race from one spot!

Detailed site map:


Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "THE JOYS OF SWIMMING."

Online Registration closed on 9/24/2021.
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