70-year-old Pam Ladds of Newport, Vermont and 70-year-old Sharon Purdy of Toronto, Ontario swim in the 2019 Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont.

74-year-old Ginny Peck returns to the 2020 Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival with 2 other septuagenarians.

Swimming Septuagenarians In The Snow

Photos courtesy of Patricia Pzybylinsk. Information by Phil White, Lake Memphremagog, Vermont.

The 6th Annual Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival will be held on February 28th, 29th, and March 1st 2020.

Ginny Peck will swim the 50m and 100m freestyle. 70-year-old Pam Ladds and 70-year-old Sharon Purdy will participate in the 25m hat competition.

15-year-old Vera Rivard, 13-year-old Margaret Rivard, and 13-year-old Esme Kinber will compete in multiple events throughout the 2-day competition.

41-year-old Margaret Gadzik, 40-year-old Ashley Weise, and 43-year-old Bridget Williams will join the 50 registered winter swimmers.

Phil White says, “There is room for another 50 swimmer to register here.”

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