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Annual Red Devil Swim

at Atlantic Avenue Beach

on Saturday, September 2, 2023

in support of

East Hampton Volunteer

Ocean Rescue

So many thanks to all who came out for this year's Red Devil Swim, whether you got in the water or cheered from shore. As always, the event had great community spirit.

We had close to 150 swimmers, which may just be a record! Conditions were challenging, but just about all who got in the water finished.

Results can be viewed here.


Our Annual Red Devil Swim is a fun swim offered in 3 distances - 1 mile, 1/2 mile and 1/4 mile - that honors the efforts of our lifeguards and raises funds to support EHVOR’s mission to make expedient and safe water rescues year-round in all East End waters.

EHVOR's certified ocean lifeguards will protect all swimmers at this event.

Races start at 5:30pm.

Online registration is open. Day of registration will be open from 4pm to 5pm.

  • $50 per person through July 31

  • $55 per person from August 1 to September 1

  • $60 per person day of registration

SAVE TIME: REGISTER ONLINE. Online registration closes at midnight on September 1.

What the heck is a Red Devil? The red “Speedo-type” bathing suit often associated with male lifeguards and the culture of lifeguarding has long been nicknamed the “Red Devil.” While not all rescue swimmers on East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue (EHVOR) wear the “Red Devil,” we are all certified ocean lifeguard, and we all embrace the lifeguarding culture and responsibility that comes with being a lifeguard. As Big John Ryan likes to say: “We are lifeguards for life!”

Our Sponsors

Please consider sponsoring the Red Devil Swim

Your sponsorship of this event will help us to further train and outfit our members to meet our mission. As a sponsor, your logo will be included at the appropriate sponsor level on event t-shirts, on event website and registration pages, in marketing materials, and on social media. Opportunities are as follows:

Title Sponsor: $5,000

Includes logo placement as the Title Sponsor and 10 event entries

Platinum Sponsor: $2,500

Includes logo placement at the Platinum level and 8 event entries

Gold Sponsor: $1,500

Includes logo placement at the Gold level and 6 event entries

Silver Sponsor: $500

Includes logo placement at the Silver level and 4 event entries

Patron: up to $250

Includes logo placement at the Patron level and 2 event entries

Sponsorship commitments can be made online or via check made out to Hampton Lifeguard Association and mailed to Hampton Lifeguard Association, c/o Maureen Rutkowski, 16 Old West Lake Drive, Montauk NY 11954.


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