Swim for Hospice

6th Annual Swim for Hospice

Sunday August 27, 2017


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Do you want to get wet for a good cause?

If you can swim 1 km, 2 km or 3 km Swim for Hospice is the perfect opportunity for you to swim for a good cause

Swim for Hospice is a vital component to providing free end-of-life care, services and programs to residents of our community.  Hospice Huntsville is responsible for raising 50% of our operating budget.  Our event fundraising goal is $25,000.
Help us make a Big Splash by swimming for us!

Make a Splash by becoming a SWIM DAY PARTICIPANT!
On Sunday August 27 Joy Jarvis, a local long distance swimmer, will complete a 12 km Swim for Hospice.  She will be swimming the waters of the Muskoka River the morning of Swim Day, leaving the Huntsville Town Docks, out and around Centreview Island in Lake Vernon and back.  SWIM DAY PARTICIPANTS will join Joy Jarvis along the route for 3 km, 2 km or 1 km.

Choose your method of registration:

One-step Online Registration & Fundraising:  Register and create online fundraising pages using CanadaHelps  Online Fundraising system.
If you have any difficulties entering information on the CanadaHelps system, please contact CanadaHelps at 1-877-755-1595)


Download Registration Form and Liability and Photo Consent Form and return the documents to Hospice Huntsville

  • There is a $50.00 registration fee which will be waived if you raise a minimum of $100.00 or more in donations
  • You must register by Friday August 18th at 4:00 pm; pre-registration for the swim is mandatory
  • Swimmer’s manual will be provided once you have completed the registration documents

Not able to join us on Swim Day?

You have all summer to do your favourite swim in a lake, river or pool.  Must be completed by September 4, 2017

  • Choose the distance or challenge you are going to swim and name your swim. Have fun naming your Swim (e.g. Susan’s Shoreline Swim).  Please complete and submit the Create Your Own Swim Registration Form to Hospice Huntsville.  It will be listed on the Hospice website under Swim for Hospice.

Fundraising for your “Create a Swim ”
is easy:

  • One-step Online Registration & Fundraising:  Create your own personal giving pages by using CanadaHelps Online Fundraising system.
    (If you have any difficulties entering information on the CanadaHelps system, please contact CanadaHelps at 1-877-755-1595)
  • Or you can download a Paper Pledge Form to collect donations of cash or cheques.  Additional forms available at Hospice Huntsville, 100 Frank Miller Drive, Huntsville, Ontario
  • All “Create a Swim” online donations and pledges must be submitted by Friday September 29, 2017


Donate to Swim for Hospice 2017 and help us reach our $25,000 goal!

Tax Receipts

Donations made through CanadaHelps will be receipted by CanadaHelps electronically.

All cash or cheque donations of $20.00 or more will receive an income tax receipt issued by Hospice Huntsville.


If you have a question about Hospice Huntsville or the Swim for Hospice, please call (705) 789-6878 or email vparker.hospiceh@vianet.ca


Hike for Hospice and Swim for Hospice Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you to our generous sponsors for making the 2017 Hike for Hospice & Swim for Hospice possible.  Our sponsors proudly demonstrate their commitment to our local communities and to end-of- life-care!

We have many excellent opportunities for your business to support the Hike for Hospice and Swim for Hospice.  If you are interested in receiving a Sponsorship Package or becoming a 2018 Hike for Hospice Huntsville/Swim for Hospice sponsor please contact Hospice Huntsville at (705) 789-6878 ext. 236 or email: vparker.hospiceh@vianet.ca.


Visit our Sponsorship Page for further information and to support our 2017 Hike for Hospice and Swim for Hospice Sponsors


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