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Swim the Canal 2019: Far from Ordinary…. Be Extraordinary.


Our fifth annual “Swim the Canal” event has become an extraordinary community tradition of fun, festivities and celebration. There are two swim options, enter in the world-famous Bras d’Or Lake through the St. Peter’s Canal National Historic Site, ending at Battery Provincial Park beach on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.  You can swim the length, 800 meters or the width, 100 meters from Battery Park to the canal wall and back All swimmers receive a t-shirt to acknowledge their accomplishment. Swimmer info available here. Spectators welcome. Come cheer us on.

Be one of the growing list of extraordinary individuals that can say…… they swam the length of a historic canal!

To register: Call Ann Marie Kerr – (902) 535-3759 or sign up at Marsha’s Custom Cuts in St. Peter’s (902) 535-3135, or register online at 

Hosted by The Village on the Canal Association and sponsored by the MacBouch Restaurant and Grill

Location: On site registration at Battery Provincial Park beach, St. Peter’s, 1:00 pm
Cost: $15 per person, $16.50 online or $20 if paying on the day of the Swim.

Register and pay before July 16th to reserve your t-shirt size.
Time: 1pm-5pm

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