Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced swimmer, there is no substitute for training in open water. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to train in the same waters you will be racing. Life Time Tri is excited to host this event for the 2017 South Beach Triathlon, with 100% of proceeds going directly to featured charity partner, Save the Children.

Open Water Swim & Clinic Details:

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Check-In Begins: 8:00 a.m.
Swim Session: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Where: Miami Beach – Ocean Drive at the intersection of 5th St.
Instructed by: A variety of local Tri Coaches – with safety provided by Miami Beach Lifeguards

This event will feature both an open water swim course as well as a coached clinic portion. Participants may swim as much (or as little) as they chose. The swim clinic will cover these basics:

  • What to expect on race day
  • Open water swimming techniques
  • Swim starts and exits
  • Drafting and pacing
  • Breathing and sighting techniques
  • Strategy for rough and calm waters
  • Mental preparation and conditioning
  • Safety

There will be lifeguard support and buoys to create an actual race course. This is a great opportunity to pick up valuable open water swimming experience with coaches and other athletes to help make your race a better experience! After going through some basic drills, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy some swimming. All levels of swimmers are welcome.

The cost of the swim clinic is $10, with all proceeds benefiting Save the Children. Participants must register in advance using the link below, and will be required to attend a briefing prior to the start.


Plan to meet on the beach, near the event Finish Line structure (close to the water). A mandatory briefing will be held prior to entering the water. More details will be emailed prior to the event.  Should you have questions, please contact Samantha Bailey at sbailey2@lifetimefitness.com or 305-278-8668 with any questions or concerns.

We look forward to seeing you on the beach!