Incentives and Prizes

We have some special incentive gifts for all participants who raise $500 or $1000 by August 10.   

        $500 Incentive Gift  


$1000 Incentive Gift    

A beautiful, hand-crafted Women Swimmin' bowl*.
The bowls are made locally by Mount Pleasant Pottery.

(*candy not included)


A snazzy Women Swimmin' jacket!

If you've already raised $1000 or you think you will raise at least $1000, let us know what size jacket we should order for you. We have sample sizes of the jackets at the Women Swimmin' headquarters in Hospicare's Ithaca office. You can stop by Mon-Fri between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm to try on a jacket.




Swimmer Drawing

Swimmer Drawing

You gave us feedback asking for more opportunities to win fundraising prizes and we listened!
Each swimmer will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for the prize(s) of her choosing.  Tickets will be included in swimmer packets.

$20 Gift Certificate from Bev & Co. paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book
Necklace and Earrings    Earrings from Connie Shipos Designs with a pendant from Fibers
 $100 Package from Busy Bee Market: $50 certificate for rental of a bike or boat, and $50 certificate for food
Two $20 Gift Certificates from Damiani Wine Cellars 
$25 Gift Certificate to Gimme Coffee paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book
$25 Gift Certificate to Sew Green paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book 
Kilim Pillow Covers   Kilim pillowcovers from Decorum Too and Local First Ithaca coupon book 
Gift Bag from Moosewood Restaurant with cookbooks and other assorted items
$25 Gift Certificate to Sew Green paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book 
$25 Gift Certificate to Six Mile Creek Vineyard paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book 
Kathy Kirby Wall Hanging    Wall hanging and towels from Kathy Kirby and a Local First Ithaca coupon book


Prizes for Top Fundraisers

Our top individual fundraisers, and top  fundrasing team will still be recognized for their notable achievements on swim day.

Top First Year Swimmer: Two season passes for Kitchen Theater Company
Top Fundraiser Boater: Cinemapolis 10 pack movie passes
Top Fundraising Team: Dinner for 30 people at Word of Mouth Catering
Prizes for the Top Ten Fundraisin' Swimmers
1. $100 Gift Certificate to Felicia's Atomic Brewhouse
2. $100 Gift Certificate to The Frame Shop
3. $100 Gift Certificate to Le Café Dix
4. $100 Gift Certificate to Mercato Bar and Kitchen
5. $100 Gift Certificate to Gola Osteria 
6. $100 Gift Certificate to Plenty of Posies
7. $50 Gift Certificate to Boatyard Grill 
8. $50 Gift Certificate to Ciao  
9. $50 Gift Certificate to The Rook
10. $25 Gift Certificate to Buffalo Street Books paired with a Café Dewitt $30 Gift Certificate