UPDATE: We are issuing an update in response to the recent article published in the St. Thomas Source.

There are NO Reef Bay Hikes scheduled at this point and at this moment we are unable to take reservations.    We are working with the National Park to return normal service soon.  "How Soon?"  At this point we can not say.  Please  check this website and our Facebook Page for future updates.  Thank you for being a Friend of Our Virgin Islands National Park. 

 

Due to the severe impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Reef Bay and L'Esperance Hikes are currently suspended.  At this point it has not been determined when the National Park Service will resume this service.

Please check back them.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause you.

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Online Registration is now closed.  

Registration will be available at the Friends of the Park Store up until NOON on Saturday and 3pm at the pre race meeting.

No Registration the day of the race.

 

Advance Registration, Feb 1-May 4.
Registration fees: Adults $50, Youth $30 (17 and under)


General Registration, May 5 - 25th.
Registration fees: Adults $65, Youth $30 (17 and under)

For Competition rules, a description or the course with a map and other information

 

“Assisted” swimmers are those competitors using fins, snorkels or exposure suits. Masks or goggles are permitted for all swimmers and swim caps (to be provided) are mandatory. 
Each member of a three-person relay must complete a separate registration form and list the names of their other team members in the space provided.
If any member of a relay team uses fins, snorkels or exposure suits, the entire team is considered an “assisted” relay team.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 200 SWIMMERS 

  • NO REGISTRATION ON THE DAY OF EVENT!

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 25th at 6pm

 

 

 

Pre-race meeting

At the RainTree Cafe at Cinnamon Bay Resort, Saturday, May 26TH.  All swimmers are strongly urged to attend this full briefing.

3:00 pm: Registration and pre-check in (complete paperwork and distribution of event t-shirts and goodie bags)

4:00 pm: Detailed briefing on the course and the event. This lasts about 45 minutes

 

 

Registration

On-line registration paying with Credit Card ( Visa or Mastercard only )  February 1 through 9:30pm on May 25, 2017 only

By phone - (340) 779-4940

All Participants must consent grant consent to the Waiver of Liability on registration form

Please note:  If the participant will be under 18 years of age on race day, the racer’s parent or legal guardian must complete a Parental Authorization and Waiver of Liability

Don't forget to check out Race for a Reason!  Donations made to the Friends of VINP during the Race for a Reason Fundraising Challenge will be used to support the “Learn to Swim” program in Virgin Islands National Park along with other projects and programs. All participants raising $250 or more for Friends receive a Limited Edition 2016 Beach-to-Beach Power Swim hat and the top 3 fundraisers receive special gifts following the race at the Beach Party/Awards Celebration at Oppenheimer Beach.

 

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