Swim Guide can help you discover the best places to swim!

Heading to the river this weekend? The free Swim Guide app can help you find the best places to swim! Visit theswimguide.org for information!

The Waterkeeper Swim Guide app and Swim Guide website (theswimguide.org) contain over 7,000 popular places to swim across the US, Canada, Mexico and New Zealand. It shows you which ones are closest to you and other popular locations nearby. In the Laurel Highlands, Swim Guide provides the most up-to-date water quality information on 15 locations, helping you identify the best places to cool off this summer.

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For summer 2016, the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper recommends these five beaches for their consistent water quality and popularity:

  1. Blue Hole on Blue Hole Creek
  2. Youghiogheny River at Confluence
  3. Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle
  4. Blue Hole on Morgan Run
  5. Cucumber Run Falls

Created by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, Swim Guide is now the most trusted water quality information service on the web. Browse swim locations online or download the app to get started: www.theswimguide.org

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For further information or to arrange an interview:

Krissy Kasserman
Youghiogheny Riverkeeper
a program of the Mountain Watershed Association
724/455-4200 office
304/281-1438 mobile