Welcome to the 15th Annual       

Women Swimmin' for Hospicare!             

Join us on August 11, 2018

Women Swimmin' is a community swim (not a race!) for women ages 18 and over. Together we raise funds which go directly to support our patients and their families. Our swimmin' women will participate this year by swimming 1.2 miles across Cayuga Lake on August 11, or by swimming laps in a pool any time between March 15, 2018 and August 11.



Registration for the Lake Swim is now closed

Please accept our heartfelt apologies if you wanted to swim but were unable to sign up. We wish we could safely accommodate everyone who wants to swim across the lake and very much regret that we are unable to do so. Please know that we truly appreciate your support and hope you will consider participating in Women Swimmin' Laps, or joining us as a Volunteer.

Registration for Laps Swimmers opened on March 15, 2018 and will remain open until August 11. Click one of the registration buttons above to get started! Need more information on Women Swimmin' Laps? Click here.


Boaters for Women Swimmin' play a vital role in supporting all the swimmers on August 11. Please consider signing up to escort our swimmers, or provide skilled  safety oversight. 

Registration for Boaters opened on April 15, 2018 and remains open until August 4, 2018.


Women Swimmin' wouldn't be possible without the help of over 100 volunteers who ensure that things run smoothly for our swimmers and boaters.

Registration for Volunteers is now open and remains open until August 4, 2018. Visit our Volunteer page for more information, and to register.


Kayak Raffle

Puddledockers Kayak Photo 2018

Thank you Puddledockers for once again generously donating a brand new kayak package to benefit Women Swimmin' for Hospicare!

This year's raffle prize includes a Stellar S14 Sit on Top Kayak, life vest, paddle, and dry bag and is worth more than $2600! Raffle tickets are $5 each, or 5 for $20. You can purchase tickets at the Hospicare offices in both Ithaca and Cortland, at Puddledockers, and from Women Swimmin' committee members and Hospicare Board members.

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