A big JumpingFish hug to the Jacksonville community for making this event an unprecedented step forward for the St. Johns River and Downtown Jacksonville. Kudos to our sponsors and partners for their vision. Big thanks to our safety escort team, paddlers and swimmers! Here you are from the sky.

Up the River Downtown from the Sky by Mike Pedigo

Latest News and Updates –  Conditions and Weather

High UV index Saturday, recommend precautions for paddlers and swimmers.

8/12 2:00 pm “We are pleased to announce that Michelle Jacobs, Duval County Director at Special Olympics Florida, and Julie Watkins, Founder & Executive Director at The Girls Gone Green will be hosting Up the River Downtown on the Riverside Arts Market stage.”

8/21 11:30 am Special docking instructions for flotilla vessels Saturday… The JumpingFish Pontoon Escort boat will be docking ahead of the swimmers. The crew will mount the dock ladder and assist the swimmers out of the water. Please wait until all the swimmers have arrived and are out of the water before docking at RAM. The front area of the dock must remain clear to insure the safety of the swim team.

For more information, email getwet@jumpingfish.net PosterUptheRiverDowntown2014v17x600