Southern California Open Water Swims - 2018

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. Confirmed 2018 dates.
DateSwimLocationTypeDistance
4/29/2018 OC Swim Series Mission Viejo lake 1 mi, 2 mi
5/12/2018 OC Swim Series Mission Viejo lake 1 mi, 2 mi
6/9/2018 Huntington Beach Pier Swim Huntington Beach ocean ~0.5 mi
6/23/2018 Pier to Cove Swim La Jolla ocean 1.5 mi
6/23/2018 Seal Beach Roughwater Seal Beach ocean 1 mi 5-km
6/23/2018 Santa Monica Pier Ocean Fest Santa Monica ocean 1.2 mi
6/30/2018 Semana Nautica 1 mile Santa Barbara ocean 1 mi
7/1/2018 Semana Nautica 3 mile Santa Barbara ocean 3 mi
7/8/2018 Semana Nautica 6 mile Santa Barbara ocean 6 mi
7/14/2018 Newport Pier 2 Pier Newport Beach ocean 2 mi
7/22/2018 San Clemente Ocean Fest San Clemente ocean 1 mi
7/28/2018 Optimist Club Roughwater Coronado ocean 1 mi
8/4/2018 Don Burns Corona Del Mar Swim Corona del Mar ocean 1 mi
8/5/2018 Dwight Crum Pier-to-Pier Manhattan Beach ocean 2 mi
8/12/2018 Naples Island Swims Naples canal 1 mi, 3 mi, 0.5 km, 1 km
9/16/2018 Tiki Swim Oceanside ocean 1.2 mi 2.4 mi

2018 dates not yet known

DateSwimLocationTypeDistance
5/20/2017 SoCal Open Water Cup Castaic Lake lake 500 mi, 1 mi
7/4/2017 Coronado Roughwater Coronado ocean 1 mi
Sep 2017 La Jolla Roughwater La Jolla ocean 1 mi 3 mi
9/4/2017 Labor Day Pier Swim Oceanside ocean 1 mi
9/24/2017 LJC 10 mile Relay La Jolla ocean 10 mi
weekly Jun-Aug 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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