Northern California Open Water Swims - 2018

Calendar of organized ocean swims, lake swims, and other open-water swim races in Northern California. San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Monterey, Shasta, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties.

2018 Northern California race calendar (public)

DateSwimLocationTypeDistanceOrganizer
2/3/2018 24 Hour Relay San Francisco bay - indep.
3/18/2018 Winter Alcatraz San Francisco bay 1.25 mi WWS
5/19/2018 Spring Lake Santa Rosa lake 500m, 1 mi USMS
5/19/2018 Alcatraz Classic San Francisco bay 1.25 mi WWS
6/2/2018 Lake Berryessa Napa lake 1 mi, 2 mi USMS
6/9/2018 Lake Del Valle Livermore lake 1 mi, 2.5 km USMS
6/9/2018 Lake Del Valle Livermore lake 5K, 10 km USMS
6/30/2018 Capitola-Santa Cruz Pier-to-Pier Santa Cruz, CA ocean 10 km indep.
7/7/2018 Swim Around the Rock San Francisco bay 3.25 mi WWS
7/15/2018 Baykeeper Golden Rivet Swim San Francisco bay 6.5 mi indep.
7/21/2018 Truckee Open Water Swim Donner Lake lake 0.5, 1.2, 2.4 mi indep.
7/21/2018 Trans Tahoe Relay Tahoe City lake 10 mi TOC
7/28/2018 Santa Cruz Roughwater Santa Cruz ocean 1 mi USMS
7/29/2018 Golden Gate Frogman San Francisco bay 1.5 mi indep.
7/29/2018 Cruz Cruise Santa Cruz ocean 2 mi USMS
8/11/2018 Donner Lake Truckee lake 2.7 mi USMS
8/18/2018 Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco bay 1.15 mi WWS
8/19/2018 RCP Tiburon Mile Tiburon bay 1 nautical mi indep.
8/25/2018 Lake Tahoe Open Water Swim Lake Tahoe lake 0.5, 1.2, 2.4 mi indep.
8/25/2018 Golden Gate Bridge to St. Francis San Francisco bay WWS
9/8/2018 Bridge to Bridge San Francisco bay 10 km WWS
9/8/2018 Truckee Swim Classic Truckee lake 0.5, 1.2, 2.4 mi indep.
9/22/2018 Swim Across America San Francisco bay 1.5 mi SAA
9/29/2018 Alcatraz Invitational San Francisco bay 1.25 mi SERC
10/13/2018 Alcatraz Swim w/t Centurions San Francisco bay 1.25 mi WWS

2018 dates not yet known

DateSwimLocationTypeDistanceOrganizer
6/10/2017 Sand Harbor Open Water Swim Lake Tahoe lake 0.5, 1.2, 2.4 mi indep.
7/23/2017 Humboldt Bay Critter Crawl Eureka bay 4.5 mi indep.
9/10/2017 Whiskeytown Lake Redding lake 1 mi, 2 mi USMS
9/23/2017 Keller Cove Richmond bay 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi USMS

2018 Combined South End Rowing Club and Dolphin Club swim calendars

The following are private club swims organized by the South End Rowing Club or Dolphin Club and are not open to the public.

DateSwimLocationTypeDistanceOrganizer
2/9/2018 AT&T Park San Francisco bay 6.5 mi SERC
2/17/2018 Gashouse Cove San Francisco bay 1500m DC
3/17/2018 Yacht Harbor San Francisco bay 1.6 mi DC
3/17/2018 St Patricks Day Coghlan San Francisco bay SERC
3/24/2018 Bay Bridge San Francisco bay 3 mi SERC
4/6/2018 Evening Gashouse San Francisco bay 1500m SERC
4/23/2018 Pier 23 San Francisco bay DC
5/5/2018 5 Coves of Death San Francisco bay 4.5 mi SERC
5/6/2018 Pier 15 San Francisco bay DC
5/12/2018 Coghlan Beach San Francisco bay DC
5/20/2018 Bay Bridge San Francisco bay 3 mi DC
5/20/2018 Bay to Breakers San Francisco bay 10 mi SERC
6/9/2018 LGBT Pride Swim - Coghlan San Francisco bay SERC+DC
6/17/2018 Candlestick San Francisco bay 10 mi SERC
6/30/2018 RT Alcatraz San Francisco bay 3.25 mi SERC
7/8/2018 Angel Island San Francisco bay 3.5 mi SERC
7/29/2018 Alcatraz San Francisco bay 1.25 mi SERC
8/5/2018 Newbie Swim (Coghlan) San Francisco bay SERC
8/11/2018 Kirby Cove San Francisco bay 4.2 mi SERC
8/12/2018 Crissy Field San Francisco bay 2.2 mi DC
8/19/2018 Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco bay 1.85 mi DC
8/25/2018 Fort Point San Francisco bay 3.1 mi DC
9/2/2018 Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco bay 1.85 mi SERC
9/8/2018 SERC/DC Triathlon (Yacht Harbor) San Francisco bay SERC+DC
9/9/2018 Float-a-palooza (Pier 39) San Francisco bay SERC
10/13/2018 Alcatraz San Francisco bay 1.25 mi DC
11/11/2018 Triangle of Doom (AP-Anita-Alcatraz) San Francisco bay SERC
11/22/2018 Thanksgiving Alcatraz San Francisco bay 1.25 mi SERC
12/15/2018 NYD Qualifier Alcatraz San Francisco bay 1.25 mi SERC
1/1/2019 New Year's Day Alcatraz San Francisco bay 1.25 mi SERC+DC

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