Friday, July 22, 2016

2016 Swim camp

2016 Salt Lake Open Water Swim Camp

This year Chad Starks is organizing this year's swim camp.  He will be hosting us at his family cabin, near Fruitland, UT (near Starvation Reservoir and Strawberry Reservoirs)

Location of camp:  Chad Starks cabin.  Here is the gps location.
Head to Heber Utah. Once you get there keep going on HWY 40 towards Duchesne Utah. You will go past Strawberry. Keep going on HWY 40. if you blink past Strawberry you will pass a town called Current Creek keep going. Then over the hill a little bit further is a town called Fruitland. Don't stop you are almost there.
Start watching the mile posts. When you get to mile post 68 you need to start looking to your right. The dirt road is directly across from the Taboina turnoff turn the opposite direction on the dirt road called bunkhouse road then turn an immediate left and follow that road and you will run into the cabin. Any questions call 801.201.8880 Total time from the Salt Lake area is about 1.5 hours
Cost: Free for 2016 SLOW club members, $15 for non-members.  Cost goes to help the SLOW club maintain supporting swimmers in Utah.

If you're not a 2016 club member, please consider full membership, otherwise pay for this one event online:


Please RSVP page using this page.


Friday, July 22nd
5 pm Camp setup
7 pm Potluck dinner
   while you eat...  Annual SLOW club meeting.  Financial review, event planning, club leadership organization and ratification.
9 pm - Optional night swim at Starvation State park.

Saturday, July 23rd

7am - 9am - breakfast (bring your own)
10am - swim at Starvation Reservoir.

Sunday, July 24th


Please RSVP here (please provide your planned arrival date/time) so we can plan for how much food to provide.  This is a camp, so you will need to bring your traditional outdoor camping gear.  There are indoor restroom facilities.  While the cabin will be open to everyone for various activities, the bedrooms will not be available.  There are too many people and too much work to cleanup if we open it up for sleeping inside overnight.


This event is an at your own risk activity.  No supplemental insurance is being purchased to cover any accidents that might occur while participating in this activity.  You are responsible for your own safety and by participating in this activity in any way, you assume this risk.  Salt Lake Open Water club, or its leadership will not be held liable for any incidents, damages that might occur, even if deemed negligent.  You assume your own responsibility much the same way you would if you were swimming/camping alone or in a group that is not officially organized.