Canada's Top Open Water Swims

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One of the international professional marathon swimmers at the Traversée internationale du lac Mégantic, that is one of Canada's top open water swims and one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims
Swimmer finishing the Across The Lake Swim in British Columbia. Photo by Angelique Duffield of
noun - Canada's Top Open Water Swims include the longest running, most popular, most unique, and most difficult open water swimming competitions.

List of Top Open Water Swims

1. Traversée Internationale du lac St-Jean in lac St-Jean, Roberval, Québec
2. Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog in lac Memphrémagog, Magog, Québec
3. Across The Lake Swim in Kelowna, British Columbia
4. Traversée internationale du lac Mégantic in lac Mégantic, Mégantic, Québec
5. Rio Tinto Alcan Youth Marathon in lac St-Jean, Roberval, Québec
6. Lake Ontario solo crossing in Ontario
7. Lake Erie solo crossing in Ontario
8. Whitney Dolphins Open Water Swim in Tweed, Ontario
9. St Marys 5K in Lake Ontario, Ontario
10. Marathon de la Releve in lac St-Jean, Québec
11. Brights Grove Open Water Swim in Lake Huron, Ontario
12. Hamlin Beach Open Water in Lake Ontario, Hamlin, Ontario
13. Open Water Cable Swim in St. Lawrence River, Ontario
14. Havre Open Water Swim in Havre, Québec
15. Elma Couture Open Water Swim in Welland Recreational Waterway, Ontario
16. The Bay Challenge in Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver
17. Kelowna Apple Open Water Swim Invitational in Kalamlka Lake, British Columbia
18. Canada Games in Prince Edward Island
19. Canada Day Challenge in Sasamat Lake
20. Open Water Downhill Challenge in British Columbia
21. L.O.S.T. Race in Lake Ontario
22. In Search of Memphre across lac Memphrémagog, Québec
23. RattleSnake Island Swim in Peachland, British Columbia
24. Welland Canal Under the 4 Bridges Swim in Ontario, Canada
25. 4K Open Water Swim in Meech Lake
26. Skaha Lake Ultra Swim in Penticton, British Columbia
27. Keats to Armours Mile Swim in British Columbia
28. Sea Cavalcade in Gibson, British Columbia
29. HtO Thetis Lake Swim for MS in Victoria, British Columbia
30. Kitsilano Challenge in Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver
31. Ian McCloy Island Swim in Lake Nepahwin
32. Brockville Open Water Series in St. Lawrence Park
33. Across the Lake Swim in West Kelowna, British Columbia
34. Grand Cru / Velo Cafe in Lac Memphrémagog, Quebec
35. Massawippi at Ayres Cliff, Quebec, Canada
36. Georgeville or Bust between Vermont, USA and Georgeville, Quebec
37. Clarington Polar Bear Swim in Ontario
38. Frank Ney Polar Bear Swim in Nanaimo
39. Pemberton Winterfest Polar Bear Swim in Vancouver
40. Eskasoni Polar Bear Swim in Halifax, Nova Scotia
41. Polar Bear Swim in Qwanoes, Vancouver
42. Lawrence Desrosiers Polar Bear Swim in New Waterford, Nova Scotia
43. Saratoga Beach Polar Bear Swim in Campbell River, British Columbia
44. Vancouver Polar Bear Swim in English Bay in Vancouver
45. Sunnyside Beach Polar Bear Dip in Toronto
46. Polar Bear Swim Toronto in Sunnyside Park, Toronto
47. Courage Brother's Polar Bear Dip in Lake Ontario
48. Border Buster in Lake Memphremagog, Quebec

Grand Cru / Velo Cafe Video

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