Open water swimming
2018 Grant Ranch
5/21/2018: Water temp is ~60 degrees.
Grant Ranch will offer swimmers an opportunity to train for their upcoming events or to simply practice their open water skills. There will be two courses available, 1/2 mile triangle or a 1.2 mile loop. Grant Ranch is free of motorized boats, which allows for a very safe environment.
Grant Ranch Address:
7255 West Grant Ranch Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80123
Open Water Swim Days/Times:
May 19th - September 9th
- Tuesdays, May 22nd - Sept. 4th - 5:30AM - 7:00AM
(Must start swimming by 6:15. Must be out of water by 6:50 AM)
Thursdays, May 24th - Sept. 6th - 5:30AM - 7:00AM
(Must start swimming by 6:15 Must be out of water by 6:50 AM)
Saturdays, May 19th - Sept. 8th - 7:00AM - 9:30AM
(Must start swimming by 8:30. Must be out of water by 9:20 AM)
Sundays, May 20th - Sept. 9th - 7:00AM - 9:30AM
- (Must start swimming by 8:30. Must be out of water by 9:20 AM)
NO SWIMMING DATES (swim meets at Grant Ranch) – June 9th, July 7th and July 14th
Season Pass: $165 – BUY NOW
5-Punch Card: $50 – BUY NOW
Drop In Pass: $12 – BUY NOW
What Should You Bring?
- - Upon arrival, please sign in with a SwimLabs Staff member with a photo ID
- - Goggles
- - Light Colored Cap
- - Towel
- There are 100 parking spots available so we highly encourage carpooling when possible. If you park in the neighborhood please RESPECT our friends in the community by keeping your voices low, observing parking signs and not blocking any driveways.
ID Policy: All participants must bring a photo ID to each swim. Swimmers are responsible for picking up their ID when leaving the premises. SwimLabs will keep track of punch passes through our software. If you forget your ID at Grant Ranch, it is your responsibility to come to SwimLabs Highlands Ranch to pick it up.
Wetsuit Policy: No wetsuits allowed in the locker rooms or bathrooms. The association will provide a hose for you to rinse your wetsuit.
Shower/Bathroom Policy: Open Water Swimmers are allowed to use the restrooms at Grant Ranch. Due to association rules, SwimLabs will need to pay for use of the showers. If you wish to use the shower, you will need to pay a $5 drop in fee or $40 annual fee. All swimmers must be off premise by 6:55 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9:25 AM Saturdays and Sundays.
Swim times must remain within scheduled times. No swimmers will be allowed to enter the lake with less than 30 minutes remaining in posted hours. Swimming outside of posted hours will be considered trespassing and strictly prohibited.
2017 Punch Cards and Passes WILL NOT transfer over to 2018. No exceptions.
We are a swim at your own risk lake. A limited amount of safety swim aides will be made available during each class. There will be no lifeguard on duty.
Do not contact Grant Ranch for questions regarding water temperature, weather cancellations, etc. Please refer to our Facebook page or this web page for cancellations and updates.
NO REFUNDS will be issued for any reason. You do not have to be a member of any specific organization (COMSA/USAT) to swim at Grant Ranch.
No pets are allowed on the premise.