Southern California Open Water Swims

Now updated for 2017!

Calendar of organized ocean swims, lake swims, and other open-water swim races in Southern California. Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties.

2017 dates if available; otherwise 2016 dates are shown. To add an event to this list, please contact us.

Date Swim Location Type Distance
4/30/2017 OC Swim Series Mission Viejo lake 1 mi, 2 mi
5/13/2017 OC Swim Series Mission Viejo lake 1 mi, 2 mi
6/10/2017 Huntington Beach Pier Swim Huntington Beach ocean ~0.5 mi
7/4/2017 Coronado Roughwater Coronado ocean 1 mi
7/16/2017 San Clemente Ocean Fest San Clemente ocean 1 mi
8/6/2017 Dwight Crum Pier-to-Pier Manhattan Beach ocean 2 mi
5/21/2016 SoCal Open Water Cup Castaic Lake lake 500 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi
5/21/2016 Spring Classic Oceanside ocean 3 km
6/11/2016 Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Fest Santa Monica ocean 1 mi
6/25/2016 Pier to Cove Swim La Jolla ocean 1.5 mi
7/1/2016 Big Wave Ocean Swim Santa Barbara ocean 600m, 1200m
7/2/2016 Seal Beach Roughwater Seal Beach ocean 1 mi 5-km
7/2/2016 Semana Nautica 1 mile Santa Barbara ocean 1 mi
7/3/2016 Semana Nautica 3 mile Santa Barbara ocean 3 mi
7/9/2016 Newport Pier 2 Pier Newport Beach ocean 2 mi
7/10/2016 Semana Nautica 6 mile Santa Barbara ocean 6 mi
8/14/2016 Naples Island Swims Naples canal 1 mi, 3 mi, 0.5 km, 1 km
8/20/2016 Don Burns Corona Del Mar Swim Corona del Mar ocean 1 mi
9/3/2016 Optimist Club Roughwater Coronado ocean 1 mi
9/5/2016 Labor Day Pier Swim Oceanside ocean 1 mi
9/18/2016 Nadadores Roughwater Dana Point ocean 1 mi, 2 mi
9/25/2016 LJC 10 mile Relay La Jolla ocean 10 mi
9/25/2016 Tiki Swim Oceanside ocean 1.2 mi 2.4 mi
canceled La Jolla Roughwater La Jolla ocean 1 mi 3 mi
weekly 6/9-9/1/2016 Reef and Run Santa Barbara ocean 500 mi 1-km 1 mi
weekly May-Aug Nite Moves Santa Barbara ocean 1000 mi

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