The finish line at the Across the Lake Swim on Saturday.

Across the Lake Swim sets participation record

The 1,188 participants were the most in the swim's 67 year history.

729 women and 459 men took part in Saturday’s Across the Lake Swim, combining for a total of 1,188 participants – the highest number in the swim’s 67 year history.

Liam Desjarlais of Prevost, Quebec was the first to finish with a time of 21:30.

Kelowna’s Josh Zakala and Kamloops’ Colin Gilbert were next, each with a time of 21:36.

The fastest woman to complete the swim was Jersey Bishop of Markham, Ontario at 22:58.