Northern California Open Water Swims

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 dates if available; otherwise 2017 dates are shown. To add an event to this list, please contact us.

2018 Northern California race calendar (public)

Date Swim Location Type Distance Org.
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 Alcatraz Classic San Francisco bay 1.25 mi WWS
7/7/2018 Swim Around the Rock San Francisco bay 3.25 mi WWS
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
7/29/2018 Golden Gate Frogman San Francisco bay 1.5 mi indep.
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
5/20/2017 Spring Lake Santa Rosa lake 500m, 1 mi USMS
6/3/2017 Lake Berryessa Napa lake 1 mi, 2 mi USMS
6/10/2017 Lake Del Valle Livermore lake 5K, 10 km USMS
6/10/2017 Sand Harbor Open Water Swim Lake Tahoe lake 0.5, 1.2, 2.4 mi indep.
6/11/2017 Lake Del Valle Livermore lake 1 mi, 2.5 km USMS
7/9/2017 Baykeeper Golden Rivet Swim San Francisco bay 6.5 mi indep.
7/23/2017 Humboldt Bay Critter Crawl Eureka bay 4.5 mi indep.
7/29/2017 Santa Cruz Roughwater Santa Cruz ocean 1 mi USMS
7/30/2017 Cruz Cruise Santa Cruz ocean 2 mi USMS
8/12/2017 Donner Lake Truckee lake 2.7 mi USMS
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

Coming soon.


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