Celebrate with us − Sept 6, 2014

Love the journey. *

When people gather with passion and vision great things are accomplished. For a quarter century, in one of the largest natural harbors in the world, thousands of swimmers braved its unpredictable waters − its chilly currents, surging tides, and their deep fears − raising narly $3M for AIDS, women’s health and the community.

Celebrating its 26th year, this quintessential Provincetown tradition symbolizes the heroic efforts of a community devastated by the pandemic and its unequivocal response to it. The Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla has become a catalyst for a nurturing community, offering connectedness, healthy exercise and continuity for those who return year after year.

* Written on one of 2500 Prayer Ribbons.


Wellesley High School Swim Team Lauded

Wellesley High School Swim Team has energized the Swim for Life for a decade and receives deserved recognition. Their cheers are emblamatic of the high energy at the event. Thanks you!!    

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Sunny Skies Greet 394 Swimmers at Provincetown Swim for Life

Under sunny skies and warm, choppy water last Saturday, 394 swimmers crossed the 1.4 mile Provincetown Harbor at the 26th annual Provincetown Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla. With about 100 kayaks and safety boats out in the water, all swimmers made it safely to the Boatslip beach where the Swim medical team, Provincetown Rescue […]

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“I’m not square dancing anymore!” Susan Roderick receives 2013 Volunteer Award

“I’m not square dancing anymore,” she told her parents. “It’s too square.” So began 16-year-old Susan Roderick’s life journey – an independent woman on a mission. Although she rode horses and enjoyed the now seemingly other-worldly family jaunts to square dancing weekends around New England with her dance-teaching mother, also an artist, and her step […]

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