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Chattanooga Swim Fest

June 5-6

The 2021 Chattanooga Swim Fest includes the Southern Zone Open Water Championships and the Chattanooga Rat Race. It will be held Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 at Chester Frost Park.

Come out for a Sunday swim at the 14th annual Chattanooga Rat Race open-water event, which takes place off Chester Frost Park in Hixson. Beginning at 11 a.m., swimmers will make several loops around Dallas Bay to complete the 5K course. Participants must be registered with either USMS or USA Swimming but can pay for an event-only membership if needed. All swimmers receive a cap and t-shirt, and awards will be given to top finishers. Registration deadline is May 25th.