Swim the Suck is part of a larger week-long outdoor sports festival RiverRocks. RiverRocks is a 10-day festival filled with adventure sports, outdoor activity and entertainment events designed to celebrate the incomparable natural resources of the Chattanooga area and encourage everyone to Celebrate Chattanooga Outdoors.
With 10 days of adventure sports, healthy activities in a variety of outdoor settings, fresh food from local producers and the opportunity to participate in or watch over 100 events, RiverRocks can claim to have something for everyone. The ultimate purpose of RiverRocks continues to include support for local land trusts and the conservation of the magnificent, natural amenities of our city. Eight local land conservation organizations have been gifted with thousands of dollars since the inception of RiverRocks.
RiverRocks hosts competitions from rockclimbing to elite SUP racing to mountain biking to open water swimming. Go to www.riverrocks.com to check out the other sporting events. So while you are in town for Swim the Suck, there will be a plethora of other fun outdoors activiites, music festivals, etc. going on. Chattanooga was recently voted Outside Magazines “Best Town Ever” in terms of its convenience and diversity of outdoor recreational opportunities, and open water swimming is just a small part of that.
Go to www.riverrockschattanooga.com to check out the other sporting events.