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Take the ferry from Bayfield, Wisconsin to Madeline Island where all can enjoy the scenery, shops and restaurants.   The Bayfield peninsula is known for it's natural beauty and outdoor activities.


Accepting registration for solo and teams from 2 to 6 team members.  No specific distances will be required.  An excellent opportunity for first time open water swimmers yet challenging for the advanced marathon swimmers.

The swim

Come swim around one of the famous Apostle Islands as a team or solo.  Approximately 20 miles of beautiful Lake Superior water and picturesque shoreline.

3rd Annual AIRS event info:

20 mile swim around Madeline Island - Solo or Team

Bayfield, Wisconsin

August 27th, 2016

Apostle Island Relay Swim

 Hosted by the friends of the rec center