Several years ago my grandmother died on August 28th, but she wasn't buried until Labor Day weekend. The year after her death my family started going to the beach Labor Day weekend which has become a tradition. We have great memories of staying in my grandparents camper at the KOA or driving to the beach just to eat lunch. My grandmother never went swimming, but she loved the atmosphere at the beach. So we do this as a way to remember her.
We no longer go camping. We stay at a nice condo complex. So while we are there we spent many hours swimming.