Open Water 2009
Open Water Swimming at Chatfield State Park in the Gravel Pond
Saturday 7:30 am to 10:00 am
Monday and Weds 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
May 2, 2009 to October 3, 2009
Contact Jeff Magouirk
Swimming at the Gravel Pond at Chatfield State Park, begins on the far westside of the pond, on the north end. Cost to get a car into the park - $7.00.
Water temps May - low to mid 50s
June - low to mid 60s
July - low to mid 70s
August - mid 70s to high 60s
September - high 60s to high 50s
Approximate length 900 meters from westside, north end to eastside south end cove.
Approximate length to gravel bar 250 meters from the westside, north end.
Monitors are needed for every session. A session will be cancelled if no monitors are signed-up a week in advance. Contact Jeff Magouirk to monitor a session. All swimmers must sign a waiver (pdf).