Welcome to the Vancouver Open Water Swim Association

The Vancouver Open Water Swim Association (VOWSA) is a registered Society under the Societies Act of the Province of British Columbia. We create safe and enjoyable open water swim experiences for people of all ages and abilities through our practice swims and races. We have been a volunteer-led, non-profit organization for over three decades.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing

Practice Swims

Practice Swims start June 28 2021

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August 14 2021

Kits Challenge

Come for a swim race in our very own practice area.

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July 1 2022

Canada Day Challenge

Canada Day Challenge is at Sasamat Lake.

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2022

Bay Challenge

Qualified swimmers make their way across the English Bay. Back in 2022

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Ongoing

Practice Swims

August 14 2021

Kits Challenge

July 1 2022

Canada Day Challenge

2022

Bay Challenge

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