Become A Member


All Are Welcome!

There is no prerequisite marathon swimming experience required to become a member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.

Members come from nearly every profession, race, religion and creed – and include fans, parents, coaches, officials, swimmers and media representatives.

But they all share one common bond: their love and respect for the sport of marathon swimming and its athletes.

So whether you are a member of the worldwide open water swimming community or merely fascinated with what is estimated to be the fastest growing sport in the world, the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame welcomes you.

 

IMSHOF Membership Classifications

  • Swim Record: US$25 one-time fee

  • Individual Member: US$35 annual fee

  • Honorees Circle: US$50 one-time fee available to International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame honor swimmers, coaches, administrators and pilots only

  • Directors Circle: US$50 one-time fee available to members of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Board of Directors

  • Club Membership: US$100 one-time fee for any club, team or organization

  • Individual Gold Member: US$250 annual fee

  • Championship Club Sponsor: US$500 annual fee

  • Charter Member: US$2,500 one-time fee

  • Lifetime Member: US$5,000 one-time fee


 

Make A Donation

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame welcomes donations of all amounts.

Your financial contribution will help the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame fulfill its mission to promote, certify and celebrate the sport of marathon swimming.

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame is recognized by the United States Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, not-for-profit educational organization.

 


 

Member Benefits

 

IMSHOF Swim Record Member
Benefits for US$25 (1 Certificate)

  • Submit an Application to Record a Swim to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and receive a beautiful certificate commemorating your accomplishment.
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming

IMSHOF Individual Member
Benefits for US$35 Annual Fee

  • One complimentary International Swimming Hall of Fame Annual Yearbook
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming
  • 10% Discount in the International Swimming Hall of Fame Gift / Pro Shop and Online E-Store
  • 10% discount on products sold by The Swim Mall
  • 20% discount on products sold by Tri-Swim

 

 

You will also receive…

10% off the following books:

  • Wind, Waves and Sunburn: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming by Conrad Wennerberg
  • Open Water Swimming by Penny Dean
  • Achieving The Impossible by Lewis Pugh
  • Dangerous When Wet by Shelley Taylor-Smith
  • Nadando El Estrecho, Sus Orígenes Y Su Historia (Swimming the Strait, Its Origin and History) by Montserrat Treserras Deo
  • Swimming Without Lines by Steven Munatones

IMSHOF Honorees Circle & Directors Circle
Benefits for US$50 One-Time Fee


  • One complimentary International Swimming Hall of Fame Annual Yearbook
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming
  • Complimentary Museum Admission to the International Swimming Hall of Fame
  • 10% Discount in the International Swimming Hall of Fame Gift / Pro Shop and Online E-Store
  • 10% discount on products sold by The Swim Mall
  • 20% discount on products sold by Tri-Swim
  • 15% off the following books:
    • Wind, Waves and Sunburn: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming by Conrad Wennerberg
    • Open Water Swimming by Penny Dean
    • Achieving The Impossible by Lewis Pugh
    • Dangerous When Wet by Shelley Taylor-Smith
    • Nadando El Estrecho, Sus Orígenes Y Su Historia (Swimming the Strait, Its Origin and History) by Montserrat Treserras Deo
    • Swimming Without Lines by Steven Munatones

IMSHOF Club Membership
Benefits for US$100 One-Time Fee


  • 1 complimentary International Swimming Hall of Fame Annual Yearbook
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming
  • 1 complimentary PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP to Open Water Source (a US$49.99 value)
  • 1 eighth-page advertisement in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony brochure
  • 10% Discount in the International Swimming Hall of Fame Gift / Pro Shop and Online E-Store
  • 10% discount on products sold by The Swim Mall
  • 20% discount on products sold by Tri-Swim
  • One free book from this list:
    • Wind, Waves and Sunburn: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming by Conrad Wennerberg
    • Open Water Swimming by Penny Dean
    • Achieving The Impossible by Lewis Pugh
    • Dangerous When Wet by Shelley Taylor-Smith
    • Nadando El Estrecho, Sus Orígenes Y Su Historia (Swimming the Strait, Its Origin and History) by Montserrat Treserras Deo
    • Swimming Without Lines by Steven Munatones

IMSHOF Individual Gold Member
Benefits for US$250 Annual Fee

  • 1 complimentary ticket to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony (a US$75 value)
  • 1 complimentary International Swimming Hall of Fame Annual Yearbook
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming
  • 2 complimentary PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPS to Open Water Source (a US$99.98 value)
  • Complimentary Museum Admission to the International Swimming Hall of Fame
  • 10% Discount in the International Swimming Hall of Fame Gift / Pro Shop and Online E-Store
  • 10% discount on products sold by The Swim Mall
  • 20% discount on products sold by Tri-Swim
  • Logo and hyperlink on International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame website
  • Logo and hyperlink on The Daily News of Open Water Swimming
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony brochure
  • Any two of the following books:
    • Wind, Waves and Sunburn: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming by Conrad Wennerberg
    • Open Water Swimming by Penny Dean
    • Achieving The Impossible by Lewis Pugh
    • Dangerous When Wet by Shelley Taylor-Smith
    • Nadando El Estrecho, Sus Orígenes Y Su Historia (Swimming the Strait, Its Origin and History) by Montserrat Treserras Deo
    • Swimming Without Lines by Steven Munatones

IMSHOF Championship Club Member
Benefits for US$500 Annual Fee

  • 2 complimentary tickets to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony (a US$798 value)
  • 2 complimentary International Swimming Hall of Fame Annual Yearbook
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming
  • 2 complimentary PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPS to Open Water Source (a US$99.98 value)
  • Complimentary Museum Admission to the International Swimming Hall of Fame
  • 10% Discount in the International Swimming Hall of Fame Gift / Pro Shop and Online E-Store
  • 10% discount on products sold by The Swim Mall
  • 20% discount on products sold by Tri-Swim
  • Logo and hyperlink on International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame website
  • Logo and hyperlink on The Daily News of Open Water Swimming
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony brochure
  • Any three of the following books:
    • Wind, Waves and Sunburn: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming by Conrad Wennerberg
    • Open Water Swimming by Penny Dean
    • Achieving The Impossible by Lewis Pugh
    • Dangerous When Wet by Shelley Taylor-Smith
    • Nadando El Estrecho, Sus Orígenes Y Su Historia (Swimming the Strait, Its Origin and History) by Montserrat Treserras Deo
    • Swimming Without Lines by Steven Munatones

IMSHOF Charter Member
Benefits for US$2,500 One-Time Fee

Please Note: Due to the amount of this transaction, we do not process the transaction online.
Please contact Open Water Source to make arrangements for this membership option.
Payment by Cashier’s Check is preferred.  Wire transfers also accepted.

  • 4 complimentary tickets to the Global Open Water Swimming Conference, including 4 complimentary tickets to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony (a US$1,596 value)
  • 4 complimentary International Swimming Hall of Fame Annual Yearbooks
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming
  • 4 complimentary PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPS to Open Water Source (a US$199.96 value)
  • Complimentary Museum Admission to the International Swimming Hall of Fame
  • 10% Discount in the International Swimming Hall of Fame Gift / Pro Shop and Online E-Store
  • 10% discount on products sold by The Swim Mall
  • 20% discount on products sold by Tri-Swim
  • Half-page advertisement in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony brochure
  • Logos and hyperlinks on International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame website
  • Logos and hyperlinks of The Daily News of Open Water Swimming
  • The following complimentary books and DVD:
    • Wind, Waves and Sunburn: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming by Conrad Wennerberg
    • Open Water Swimming by Penny Dean
    • Achieving The Impossible by Lewis Pugh
    • Dangerous When Wet by Shelley Taylor-Smith
    • Nadando El Estrecho, Sus Orígenes Y Su Historia (Swimming the Strait, Its Origin and History) by Montserrat Treserras Deo
    • Swimming Without Lines by Steven Munatones
    • Tactics and Techniques of Elite Open Water Swimmers (DVD) by The Athlete Village and Steven Munatones

IMSHOF Lifetime Member
Benefits for US$5,000 One-Time Fee

Please Note: Due to the amount of this transaction, we do not process the transaction online.
Please contact Open Water Source to make arrangements for this membership option.
Payment by Cashier’s Check is preferred.  Wire transfers also accepted.

  • 1 transferable complimentary ticket to the Global Open Water Swimming Conference, including 1 complimentary ticket to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony, for 10 years (a US$3,990 value)
  • 1 complimentary International Swimming Hall of Fame Annual Yearbook every year
  • Weekly newsletter exclusively devoted to open water swimming
  • 4 complimentary PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPS to Open Water Source (a US$199.96 value)
  • Complimentary Museum Admission to the International Swimming Hall of Fame
  • 10% Discount in the International Swimming Hall of Fame Gift / Pro Shop and Online E-Store
  • 10% discount on products sold by The Swim Mall
  • 20% discount on products sold by Tri-Swim
  • Full-page advertisement in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony brochure every year
  • Logos and hyperlinks on International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame website
  • Logos and hyperlinks on The Daily News of Open Water Swimming
  • 2 each of the following complimentary books and DVD:
    • Wind, Waves and Sunburn: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming by Conrad Wennerberg
    • Open Water Swimming by Penny Dean
    • Achieving The Impossible by Lewis Pugh
    • Dangerous When Wet by Shelley Taylor-Smith
    • Nadando El Estrecho, Sus Orígenes Y Su Historia (Swimming the Strait, Its Origin and History) by Montserrat Treserras Deo
    • Swimming Without Lines by Steven Munatones
    • Tactics and Techniques of Elite Open Water Swimmers (DVD) by The Athlete Village and Steven Munatones

Member Benefits:

Receive Product Discounts
The following vendors are happy to provide substantial discounts for members of the International Swimming Hall of Fame:

10% discount to The Swim Mall
20% discount to Tri-Swim


A Big 20% Discount on Tri-Swim Shampoo

TRISWIM 64 OZ CHLORINE-OUT SHAMPOO : : NEW! TRISWIM Shampoo is now available in 64oz. bottles! Packaged for large groups, teams or salons with a convenient pump applicator.

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A Big 20% Discount on Tri-Swim Conditioner

TRISWIM CONDITIONER JUG : : NEW! TRISWIM Conditioner is now available in 64oz. containers! Packaged for large groups, teams or salons with a convenient pump applicator.

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