Congrats to the 2023 Lap Challenge Winners!

The Recreation and Special Events Department congratulates the swimmers who participated in the 2023 Lap Challenge, which was to swim from Greenland to Iceland—a total of 180 miles!

Pool 2

  • Barb Straw: 13,437 lengths
  • Christian Cruz: 8,784 lengths
  • Manfred K: 5,316 lengths
  • Jim Quigley: 5,249 lengths 
  • Marsha McCoskre: 20 lengths

Pool 5

  • Eng-Hong Lin: 14,062 lengths (winner)
  • Yin Soong: 4,916 lengths
  • Ram Ronen: 168 lengths

Swim From Maui to Kauai in 2024

Swimmers are invited to test their mettle by joining the 2024 Lap Challenge to discover whether they can swim the distance from Maui to Kauai. 

The total distance, 224 miles (7,840 laps/15,680 lengths), is cumulative over the course of the year. Chart your distance in lengths or laps, using the same measurement each swim session (35 laps/70 lengths are equal to 1 mile), and check in with the pool attendant each session to log your progress.

The challenge is open to all residents, runs now through December 23, 2024, and can be done at lap pools 2 and 5 only.  

For more information, call Recreation and Special Events Department staff at 949-597-4273 or email  

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