Saturday, June 23, 2018
Join the La Jolla Cove Swim Club for our annual Scripps Pier to La Jolla Cove swim.
Swim distance is 1.5 miles (2.5 K). The swim will start on the north side of Scripps Pier at 9:00 AM.
For anyone interested in hotel accommodations, you can use our Club 25% discount at La Jolla Cove Suites (directly across street from Cove).
More Info HERE
For anyone interested in a wetsuit, you can use our Club 60% discount at Xterra Wetsuits.
More Info HERE
Swimmer safety is our first priority. San Diego Lifeguards will provide support including a boat, jet skis, and paddleboards.
The race will finish at La Jolla Cove, where catered food from Duke's La Jolla will be served.
"Beach" REGISTRATION and PRE-REGISTERED CHECK-IN is 7:30 - 8:30 AM
NOTE: REGISTRATION LOCATION
LA JOLLA SHORES KELLOGG PARK NORTH
(North side of LJ Shores Beach main parking lot)
If you need a ride to Registration, we will offer free shuttle services from the Cove starting at 7:30 AM until 8:15. Or consider parking at the cove and taking Uber or Lyft to the Shores.
Swimmers may leave their swim bags with event volunteers in the registration area, and they will be taken back to the Cove and will be watched.
* Leave valuables at home. The La Jolla Cove Swim Club is not responsible for loss.
NOTE: Rest room facilities
With our change in registration location, we'll now have rest room facilities at the North end bathrooms at the Shores.
* Electronic Timing System by Race Wire will be used.
*There is a 90 minute time limit for this swim. After 90 minutes, lifeguards will escort any remaining swimmers from the water.
"Regulation" is according to USMS rules. Neoprene swim caps are acceptable.
“Non-Regulation”: Swimmers may wear wetsuits, rash guards, fins, or masks and snorkels, etc.
Awards will be awarded to the 1st place male and female “Regulation” swimmers.
Parental approval is required for swimmers younger than 18. The recommended minimum age for this swim is 16.
Applications from swimmers younger than 18 must include a list of open water swimming experience and applications must be received before June 18 by PAPER ENTRY ONLY, HERE.
Remit check and address to:
“La Jolla Cove Swim Club - Pier to Cove”
P.O. Box 427, La Jolla, CA 92038.
Questions: contact Piertocoveswim@aol.com. Approval will be at the sole discretion of the event director. The swimmer may be required to have their own kayak support and/or an adult (over 18) escort swimmer. Contact info for the kayaker and/or support swimmer must be written on the back of the entry form.
An event t-shirt will be guaranteed only for entries received in the PO Box or via the website, by June 12 (for pre-ordering purposes). Postmark date will not count. Mail early or, on the last day, you can take the entry directly to the post office in La Jolla. Event t-shirts will not be guaranteed for entries received after June 20. Beach entrants will not be guaranteed a T-shirt. The only way to be guaranteed a t-shirt is to pre-register by June 20.
Online Registration Deadline: June 21
Day of Event "beach" registration is available for additional $20 fee (Total: $75. CASH ONLY)