Town of Avon
For Immediate Release | August 7, 2019

Open Water Championships Will Close Nottingham Lake and Beach on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11


Avon, CO – More than 50 swimmers will converge on Harry A. Nottingham Park on Saturday, August 10th and Sunday, August 11th for the Open Water Championships, a USA Swimming sanctioned event. Nottingham Lake and Beach area will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 10th and from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 11th to accommodate this event.

The Open Water Championships includes a 5K Open Water Competition for youth aged 15 – 18, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 10th and a Masters Open Race at 1:00 p.m. on the same day.

On Sunday, August 11th, there will be a 1 Mile Competition beginning with the Masters age category at 11:00 a.m. The same distance will be completed by youth 15 and up at 12:00 p.m., followed by youth 11 – 14 at 1:00 p.m.

For more information about this event or the lake and beach closure, please contact Recreation Director John Curutchet at (970) 748-4059.

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