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Brighton Beach

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Brighton Beach is an oceanside neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, along the Coney Island peninsula. Brighton Beach is bounded by Coney Island proper at Ocean Parkway to the west, Manhattan Beach at Corbin Place to the east, Sheepshead Bay at the Belt Parkway to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south along the beach and boardwalk.

CIBBOWS

Brighton Beach is the home of the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers (CIBBOWS), a 501(c)3 non-profit group dedicated to being a community resource for open water swimmers of all levels. As several members are experienced, long distance swimmers, CIBBOWS provides guidance and resources on training for swims across the English Channel, Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (MIMS), Long Island Sound, Catalina Channel and other challenging races. CIBBOWS offers three main activities: Group swims for the public, which are free; swim races for the public and club members; and water quality projects related to improving New York City's beaches, rivers and harbor.

Australia

Brighton Beach is a beach in Adelaide where the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships are held.

Brighton is a coastal suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, situated between Seacliff and Glenelg and aside Holdfast Bay. Some notable features of the area are the Brighton-Seacliff Yacht Club, the Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club, the Brighton Jetty, and its excellent beach. The Windsor Theatre constructed in 1925 is a long-standing institution, showing cinema to the locals usually two films per night.

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