Michael will be attempting the traditional “South-to-North” crossing of Lake Ontario, beginning at Niagara-on-the-Lake and ending at Marilyn Bell Park in Toronto. This was the route used by 16 year-old Marilyn Bell on her historic successful crossing of Lake Ontario which occurred in 1954.  


Swim Information


Distance: 51 kilometers

Date: August 21, 2015

Back-up date: August 28, 2015

Start: 9:00 p.m. on August 21, 2015

Expected Finish: 4:00 p.m. on August 22, 2015


To learn more about Lake Ontario crossings and the course, check out Solo Swims of Ontario Inc.’s website!