How to Participate


Your goal: Swim 1.5 miles to raise $500 to support GLAAD’s culture-changing work. By signing up, you get access to personal fundraising tools that will help you reach your goal. You can also sign up two fundraising team members to help you reach your target.

To participate, you must be capable of completing the 1.5-mile swim in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

All Swimmers must agree to comply with all rules and regulations of this event and instructions of officials, event co-chairs, directors and volunteers.

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You can be part of the action even if you don’t want to swim! Swimmers need support to help them reach their fundraising goals. By signing up as a team member, you can help a runner reach their $500 goal. You can choose to be paired with a Swimmer you know or one at random.

On the day of the event, you’ll be invited to the Finish Line Celebration.

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Corporate and Individual Sponsors:

Become a corporate or individual sponsor and help underwrite the cost of the Swim. Corporate Sponsorships start at $2,500 and will gain your organization or company significant visibility.

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For more information, contact Michael Holtz, at or 239.777.0878