UANA Pan American Championships Open Water Swimming

Volusia County Beach Safety to host 2018 Pan American Championships open water competition 

Volusia County Beach Safety will host the open water swim competition portion of the 2018 Pan American Championships Sunday, Aug. 5, on the beach behind the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort.

Aug. 5 - Race Schedule
7 am          Safety Meeting
7:15 a.m.   Warm up
7:45 a.m.   End Warm up
8 a.m.        First heat starts

The 10-day Pan American Championships are coordinated by Union Americana de Natacion (UANA) and hosted by the Central Florida YMCA. The international competition is expected to attract thousands of athletes from the Americas to the Central Florida area. In addition to the open water competition, the Central Florida YMCA is the headquarters for the championships, which also features swimming, water polo, diving and artistic swimming competitions at the pool in Orlando. For more information, visit

Volusia County Beach Safety is honored to be a part of the 2018 Pan American Championships and to host the open water swimming competition along Volusia County’s beautiful beaches. 

For more information about the competition, visit Local sponsorships of the open water swimming competition are available; email or call 386-299-4167 for details.

Questions and comments 

Call us at 386-239-7873