SWIM FOR FREE support our troops who fight for our freedoms

9th Annual Swim for Freedom ~ Lake Geneva, WI

All proceeds will go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation to support America’s Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations personnel and their families by providing full college educations to surviving children of special operations personnel killed in combat or training and by providing immediate financial assistance to special operations personnel severely wounded in combat.

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Sunday August 6th, 2017
Meet at Gordy's Boat House
336 Lake Ave
Fontana, WI 53125


3 MILE SWIM (Main Event):
  • Sign-in begins at 5:30am at Gordy's Boat House
  • Sign-in ends at 6:15am
  • Swim begins at 7am from Williams Bay Beach
  • Finish is at Gordy's in Fontana
  • All swimmers must be out of the water by 10am
  • Individuals and Relays welcome


  • Sign-in begins at 4:30am at Gordy's Boat House
  • Sign-in ends at 5:15am
  • Swim begins at 5:30am from Gordy's Lighthouse pier
  • Swim is to buoy just off Williams Bay Beach, and then back to Gordy's in Fontana
  • All swimmers must be out of the water by 10am
  • This distance is for individuals only


*Registration deadline is Thursday August 3rd by 5pm. No day of registration


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The Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides support and assistance to the U. S. military’s special operations community, consisting of Army Special Forces (Green Berets), the Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Navy Small Boat Teams, Navy SEALs, Air Force Combat Controllers, Air Force rotary and fixed wing squadrons, and Marine Corps special operations personnel.

Event Photos

Special Thanks to our Sponsors/Supporters:
  • Gordy's Marine
  • Gordy's Boat House
  • WSP
  • Lake Geneva Sailing School
  • Fontana Paddle Co.
  • LGYC
  • SLG Creative
  • Convergence Energy
  • Kati Neuwirth
  • Stephanie Lallensack
  • Undercover Canvas
  • Tito's
  • Greco and Sons
  • Consumers Packing Company
  • Packaging and More
  • Fontana Fire and Rescue
  • Leibsle Services

    And to all of those that donated their boats for us to use as support for the event – thank you

  • SWIM FOR FREEDOM : sgwhowell@mac.com