Best Splash & Dash

Deep Eddy Mile

Austin lap-swimmers already know the joys of a workout in the cool waters of Deep Eddy Pool. But have you tested your fitness against your aquatic brethren? Every August, this multiheat race – now 9 years old and organized by former Olympic gold medalist Sandy Neilson-Bell and top U.S. Masters swimmer Keith Bell – lets everyone from novices to former champions battle one another and the clock over a full mile. It's challenging, rewarding, and benefits Friends of Deep Eddy Pool.

Deep Eddy Pool
401 Deep Eddy Ave., 512/472-8546
www.deepeddy.org

American Swimming Association
3101 Mistyglen Circle, 512/327-2260
www.americanswimmingassociation.com