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The town of Deep River hosts an annual Cross River Swim, a race where competitors swim almost 2km across the widest part of the Ottawa River. It has been running for 57 years, making the event almost as old as the town itself!   

After a brief hiatus, the Cross River Swim, makes its return as part of our Water and Dirt Festival activities. 

DATE: Saturday, August 19th
TIME: The race will start at 9 am.  Swimmers must report in at Indian Point by 8:45 am.
LOCATION: 2km Race Start: Indian Point Beach (Quebec Side)
COST: $45 plus HST Price includes participant meal, t-shirt and ,any event swag
Cross River Swim registerREGISTRATION:  2023 Deep River Cross River Swim
Christine Armstrong
(613) 584-2000 ext. 103