(NEWS CENTER Maine) -- There may be snow on the ground, but it’s never too early to be thinking summertime!

The Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids will be taking place on July 28. Swimmers will race from Peaks Island to the banks of East End Beach.

The proceeds from this swim will benefit the YMCA of Southern Maine’s Youth development programs.

Swimmers of various fitness levels, ages 16 years and older, and can swim a mile in less than 40 minutes are invited to race.

For more information and to register visit Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids.

Great news for those that have completed the last five (or more) Peaks to Portland Swims, you will be guaranteed entry each year! To qualify, email Bob Dunfey, Race Director, with your finish times for at least the past five consecutive years ASAP to guarantee your entry.