Maryland Swim for Life Charities


ShoreRivers is a clean water voice for Maryland’s Eastern Shore and an advocate for the health of the Chester River’s living resources. ShoreRivers strives to promote stewardship of the Chester River - its forests, marshes, fields, creeks, and streams - as well as an understanding of the river's place in the economic and cultural life of our communities. In its efforts to improve water quality, educate the public and facilitate resolution of river-related issues. The Chester RiverKeeper provides safety boats for the event and helps setup the course on race-day.

Quality of Life Retreats

Quality of Life Retreats offers a unique and holistic, participant-centered approach to educating, supporting and empowering people living with HIV. The Quality of Life Retreats program and its volunteers have conducted nearly a hundred life-changing, life-saving experiences, serving more than 3,400 participants. They offer spiritual, practical, educational and health resources to those whose lives have been or will be challenged by HIV.

District of Columbia Aquatics Club

District of Columbia Aquatics Club Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to promote swimming for fitness, health, wellness and competition for the LGBT-community and their allies in a team-oriented, coached setting. Along with offering scholarships, DCAC empowers and educates the D.C. metro community to reap the emotional and physical benefits of competitive and fitness swimming.