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Edgewater Park Labor Day Olympics Swim Races
Edgewater Park residents made waves celebrating their neighborhood’s annual Labor Day Olympics Beach Activites on Saturday, August 31 and Swim Races on Sunday, September
1 at Sandy Beach. The aquatic sporting event featured several races including the 50 Yard Backstroke, 20 Yard Swim, 100 Yard Swim, 30 Yard Swim, 40 Yard Swim, 50 Yard Swim, 50
Yard Tire and Tube Race, 100 Yard Dungaree Clothes Swim, Orange Gathering Contest, Pancaking Flipping Contest, Potato Peeling Contest, Egg Throwing Contest and Kayak Races
for various age groups.
(above) The Women 21 and Over 50 Yard Swim contestants
took to the water.
(right) (l-r) Skylar Powers, Jane Haney, Sydney and Maddie
Frieder, Emily Bernhard and Kylie Archambault were
eager to take the plunge at Sandy Beach.
(below) Keira McCabe made a sand cake with her cousins
Finn (l) and Seamus Featherstone.
(above) (l-r) Daniel, Nicholas, Avery, Brian Devlin, Michael
Roff and Brian Roff were ready for the 30 and 40 Yard
Swim Races to begin.
(below) (l-r) Edgewater Volunteer Fire Department’s Joe
Rainieri, Marcus Hicks, Matthew Kuhl, Joe Powers, Michael
Kuhl and Greg Peters enjoyed some summertime
fun in the sun.