Elise Cerami was a 13-year-old competitive swimmer who drowned during warm-ups at a club practice on June 20, 2016. She was a passionate athlete, exceptional student, and a loving daughter, sister and friend. Today, the Swim4Elise Foundation honors her memory.


We provide financial scholarships to help dedicated swimmers and academic achievers attend swim camps, college, and lifeguard certification training. Learn more about our guidelines, past winners, and how you can apply. Our 2018 scholarship applications are now open!


Our first annual Run4Elise was a tremendous success, raising over $50,000 for our programs and scholarships, and drawing a crowd of more than 1,000 race participants, friends & family! Register now for our 2018 race, or become a corporate sponsor!

Become a Swim4Elise Sponsor

Our generous sponsors help make events like Run4Elise possible. We have a range of opportunities open to businesses looking to assist the community and help the Swim4Elise Foundation achieve its mission.

2018 Title Sponsor

2018 Official Sponsor of Lifeguard Challenge

2018 Premier Sponsors

2018 Gold Sponsors

Contact Us

2421 Ira E Woods Ave #100
Grapevine, TX 76051

Phone: 817-796-3245

Email: info@swim4elise.com

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