Open Water Swim

Join us for our 2nd year of open water swim clinic!  Get familiar with the ocean before race day and be all the more confident. Learn from an experienced swim coach and get support from the local Santa Cruz Triathlon Association. Paddlers and support swimmers will be out in the water. Swim technique, safety and race day best practices will be reviewed. Sign up on today or register below. Cost is $10 plus USAT membership fee. A USAT sanctioned event!


Meet at the Cowell's Beach parking lot at 9:00am-11:30am.

30 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Athlete Info

Dates: 08/28/2021

Time 9:00am-11:30am

What to bring:

  • Towel

  • Wetsuit

  • Swim cap

  • Goggles

  • Layers

  • Water/Snack

  • Optional: body glide/ear plugs/booties

  • There are no lockers to store your items in. We will have a staff member there to watch personal items but leave at your own risk. 

  • There are bathrooms and outdoor showers available

  • Paid parking is available. Check out the Park Mobile App

  • Two swims available; Municipal Wharf Swim .90 mile or the buoy swim 500 meter