FitWell Swim Challenge

An event to motivate swimmers of all levels to swim and exercise regularly. Over the course of 8 weeks, we will swim our way “around the world.” All yardage is self-reported.

All levels are welcome!

There are 3 challenge levels depending on your swim preference:

  • Beginner pace
  • Intermediate pace
  • Advanced pace

Whether you water walk, aqua jog, or swim your way through the challenge, we want you to join us in this fun and engaging 8-week competition and
experience the many benefits of working out regularly!

The Benefits of Participating
  • Opportunity to win weekly prizes
  • Chance to win a grand prize $50 gift certificate to Sports Basement & 25 min massage
  • Membership discount to join the Cal Aquatic Masters team
  • Meet new people and enjoy FUN workouts with the Cal Aquatic Masters team!
  • Weekly workout incentives to stay motivated in the pool

Join the Challenge

Resources
Weekly Yardage Chart
Dates for each week
Calculating the yardage for each level

Download the log

FitWell Swim Challenge FAQs
How to Participate in the Challenge
Staying Motivated
How does the challenge meet my skill level?
How do I know how far to swim each week?
Do I have to swim the same level every week? Every day?
What if I don’t swim every day? Or if I joined the competition late? Can I still be eligible for the grand prize?
How do I calculate my yardage?
Want more information?

Tara Garside at tgarside@berkeley.edu or reach us at (510) 643-4397.