September 21, 2024
Lake Meridian, Kent WA
7:30 AM Sign-In / 9:00 AM Start

Welcome to the Last Splash of Summer 2024

Meet Information

This year Last Splash of Summer includes the 1 Mile Wetsuit, 1 Mile No-Wetsuit, 1 Mile FIN Wetsuit (1 Mile), 1 Mile FIN No-Wetsuit (1 Mile), 2 Mile Wetsuit, 2 Mile No-Wetsuit and 500 Yards for 9 - 12 year olds. Last Splash of Summer will be held Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at Lake Meridian in Kent, WA.

This is the last open water swim of the season! The average temperature expected to be in the mid 60's in mid-September.

The first 100 swimmers to enter will receive a beach towel.


Adults Kids
  • 1 Mile wetsuit
  • 1 Mile no-wetsuit
  • 1 Mile FIN wetsuit(1 mile)
  • 1 Mile FIN no-wetsuit(1 mile)
  • 2 Mile wetsuit
  • 2 Mile no-wetsuit
  • 500 yard non-wetsuit [9 - 12 year olds]
  • 1 Mile wetsuit
  • 1 Mile no-wetsuit
  • 1 Mile FIN wetsuit(1 mile)
  • 1 Mile FIN no-wetsuit(1 mile)
  • 2 Mile wetsuit
  • 2 Mile no-wetsuit


The use of neoprene wetsuits or other nonporous attire is allowed in the wetsuit events. Fins are allowed in the 1 mile FIN event. Fins must be no longer than 12" and no mono fins allowed. Pull buoys, snorkels, mp3 players are examples of items NOT allowed. 500 Meter is a no-wetsuit event.

Last Splash of Summer is NOT a USMS sanctioned event. We will follow the open water rules of USMS. To view USMS complete rules for open water events please visit USMS Rules and Regulations at

Age Determination

AGE: Age will be determined by your age as of December 31st.


Registration is through

Registration closes 11:59 PM PST on Thursday, 09/19/2024 OR when the event is full. Maximum athletes for the event is 300.

Cancellation Policy

Open water registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Long sleeve cotton t-shirts are available for a limited time during registration. Unfortuntely, we will not be purchasing extra shirts for sale at the event. T-shirt sales will close Saturday, September 7th. T-shirts will be available for pickup at the check-in / registration table.

  • $32.00 - Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
  • $35.00 - 2X-Large, 3X-Large, 4X-Large

T-Shirt sales will close Saturday, September 7th.

Race Day Schedule

7:30 am Check-in and Registration Opens
8:30 am Mandatory Meeting for ALL swimmers
8:40 am Chip check-in and warmups
9:00 am START 2 Mile Events
9:10 am START 1 Mile Events (NOT FIN Events) *
9:20 am START 1 Mile FIN Events *
10:00 am START 500 yards when the course has been cleared
* The 1 Mile events MAY BE combined, depending on how many swimmers we have.

Safety Meeting Information


Lake Meridian
14800 SE 272nd
Kent, WA 98042

Lake Meridian is a fresh-water lake located in Kent. Lake Meridian features a large covered shelter, a playfield, restrooms, swimming beach, fishing and a boat launch.

DIRECTIONS FROM NORTH OF RENTON: Take 167 South to Kent. Take 84th Ave S Exit. Turn Left onto Central. Follow Central to E Smith St, turn Left. This is WA-516. At the top of the hill the road changes names to SE 256th St. At the intersection of SE 256th St and 104th Ave SE the road will Y, stay to the right. This road is SE Kent Kangley Road. Lake Meridian park will be on your left hand side.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-5 North to WA-18 East (Auburn), Exit WA-516 W / SE 272nd St Covington, at the exit take a left. Lake Meridian will be on your right hand side.

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