Due to the Covid19 pandemic Lucky’s daily Lake Swims are now in a limited opening.  You must sign up the evening before the swim at 6pm for your start and parking points . Most days we now have enough slots open for everyone, but not all days, so sign up early.
First time swimmers, only Saturday 7 AM.

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Goody Bags tomorrow! Weekday registrations ends, and more

Saturday, that’s tomorrow,  we will be handing out the goody bags and T-shirts for the 2020 Golden Mile® registrants, which was COVID 19 canceled. These are for those who did not transfer their entry to 2021 (Many Thanks). Please, show up to pick up your goody bags.  We don’t want to mail them as this is expensive, and the post office wants a blood donation as well. Please, pick up your swag even if you are not going to swim in the lake tomorrow, and by the way, the water is perfect. It is also the last chance to do the “Virtual Golden Mile®; Jay will be doing his virtual mile butterfly. Lucky was going to watch the movie 300, and join Jay, but then he decided watching Jay suffer would be more enjoyable.

We are stopping the check in system for the weekdays Mon-Friday. Yay!  The numbers are low enough now (dang gator sighting) we should not have any problems with swimmer volume and everyone has been respectful in following the social distancing rules.

Start times will remain at 6:30 am Monday thru Friday (yes it is dark, but that’s how we get our man card stamped) we will still require masks, social distancing, buoy sanitization etc.  The trickle start will also be maintained.  This means you don’t have to wait for Lucky to stagger down and mumble unintelligible words before starting.

Because we have a bigger volume of swimmers on Saturdays we will continue to keep the registration the night before and the start times will remain at 7:00 AM  7:45 AM and 8:30 AM.

First timers will only be allowed at 7:00 AM on Saturdays and need to register for a slot the night before. If the gator is visible they will be allowed in the water first.

Updates Lucky’s Lake Swim and Golden Mile plus comments on a Lake Cane Hippo sanctuary

In the attached video you will see updates on Lucky’s Lake Swim and the Golden mile.
-A conversation on making Lake Cane a Hippo sanctuary.
-Final words on the now cancelled 2020 Golden Mile®
-Dates for the virtual Golden Mile  Sept 19 and Oct 10th and how to get your swag bags.

Glenn Baker completes 2000 crossings, he had some champagne, and planned on doing another 2000 crossings that day, but changed his mind and went home.

Mary Hayes, age 87, set a new Lucky’s Lake Swim record (85-89) with a time of 40.53 She then dropped down to the deck and completed 1000 one-arm push-ups.

There is a hashtag for Luckys Lake Swim on Peloton. Hastag to the Peloton
Jacquie is seen here riding her peloton to the lake swim. She says she will swim again when she makes it to the shore line. 

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Welcome Open Water Swimmers…. Please when in town join Lucky in his daily open water swims.
When: Monday-Friday at 6:30 am and Sat. 7:45am …no early or late start times.
Where: 6645 Lake Cane Drive click here for directions and Map 
Distance: One Kilometer round trip over and back.

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