PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - The Paducah Parks Services Department is hosting the annual Cross River swim on Saturday, July 23.
The event will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Swimmers will start on the Illinois side of the Ohio River and try to swim to the foot of Broadway in Paducah.
Trophies will be given to the top male and female swimmer and for the overall fastest swimmer.
You must preregister for the event at the Parks Services Department located at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive and show proof that they can swim 1,000 consecutive yards.
Participants are asked to arrive at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday for the final instructions and rules.