Open Water Resources

We are currently compiling a list of the best open water swimming locations in New England and hope this page will become a resource for local and visiting swimmers. If you have a favorite swim spot or other open water resource, please tell us all about it!

Featuring The Daily News of Open Water Swimming, this site is a huge open water swimming resource. It includes an extensive race calendar, safety and training tips, coaching resources, equipment suggestions, rankings and records, a link to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, and more.

Marathon Swimmers Federation

The Official Marathon Swimmers Federation website with news, standard rules, documented swims, race calendars and trackers, awards, blogs, and a forum.

Wild Swimming New England

Blog site detailing various New England outdoor swimming sites.

Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Association

MOWSA works to promote interest in and the safety of swimming in Massachusetts waters, advises, observes, and saves data on sanctioned open water swims, and promotes the natural beauty of the islands and waters in Massachusetts.

Boston Open Water Swimming Facebook Group

A group for New England/Boston based open water swimmers. Local swim training spots include South Boston by Curly Community Center, Walden Pond, Nantasket Beach in Hull, and Nahant. Members often post when they will be swimming at different locations, upcoming races, and requests for swim partners.