YWCA St. Paul logo

Swimming the English Channel with Karen Zemlin

Join YWCA St. Paul Health & Fitness Center and swimmer Karen Zemlin, who recently completed the 21-mile challenge of swimming the English Channel!

Zemlin, who swam the Channel in just 10 hours and 17 minutes, holds the third fastest crossing time for 2019 and the second fastest by any swimmer age 50 or above ever! In addition to sharing her record-setting experience, Zemlin will dive into tips for turning worries into confidence, developing a practice of gratitude, and becoming aware of your weaknesses and learning how to overcome them.

Event Details:

Date and Time:
Thursday, November 21, 2019
7–8 p.m.

Event Location:
YWCA St. Paul
375 Selby Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102

Registration

Are you a member of the Piranhas or Masters swim team, or their families? If so, please join us on Wednesday, November 20. Event details and registration can be found at bit.ly/englishswimyw.

Read More from YWCA St. Paul

from behind, looking at a crowd of people at a rally (a podium is visible in the far background). In the center of the frame is a Black woman with long, dark hair holding a sign that says "America, do better."

Power of Activism

Throughout history, activism has been present. And always at the forefront of those movements are young people – organizing and leading, demanding justice for the inequities that continue to plague society. Check out how activists can make a difference today.

Read More »
three happy multiethnic young women smiling and looking a the camera

Join the Fight Against Racism

We invite you to take YWCA St. Paul’s 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge that will support you in your efforts to learn more about racial equity and social justice.

Read More »
Scroll to Top

YWCA St. Paul uses cookies to give you the best user experience. If you continue to use our services, we will assume that you agree to the use of such cookies.