Information for CT Open Water Championship

Important Information for the Open Water Championships at Lake Quassey in Middlebury This Saturday June 28th.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: closure of I-84 eastbound and westbound at Exit 30 and Marion Avenue will be closed for a maximum of 56 hours from Friday, June 27 until Monday, June 30. The rain date is July 11.  The closure will begin Friday, June 27 at 9 p.m. and will end Monday, June 30 at 5 a.m. Marion Avenue will be closed June 27 at 5 p.m. through June 30 at 5 a.m. The Southington Rest Area will remain close from June 27, 9 a.m. through June 30 at 5 a.m.  During the project, travelers will be directed through regional and local detours. Regional detours include alternate routes for I-84 such as I-691, I-91, Route 9 and Route 72. Exit 30 ramps will be used to move one lane of I-84 east and westbound traffic through the closure area. There will be no access to Marion Avenue from Exit 30.


If anyone has a kyak to borrow the meet staff during the race or any officials who would like to volunteer, please contact meet director Jen Lyman at [email protected].

Check in and Warm ups begin at 7:45am, and the races will begin at 9:00 with the Mini Mile


Mini Mile Start: 9:00 am (all Swimmers)


Championship Race Start:

Wave 1 – 9:20 USA Male Swimmers Ages 15+

Wave 2 - 9:25 USA Female Swimmers Ages 15+

Wave 3 - 9:30 USA Male Swimmers Ages 11-14

Wave 4 - 9:35 USA Female Swimmers Ages 11-14