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Pier-To-Cove Swim 2019

  • 23 Jun 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • The swim will start on the north side of Scripps Pier at 9:00 AM.

Pier-To-Cove Swim

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Entry fee: $50 if registered by June 10 (includes a T-shirt); $65 June 11 - June 20 (T-shirt not guaranteed)

Online Registration Deadline: June 21

Download the mail-in registration form

Day of event beach registration is available for $75. CASH ONLY

SUNDAY, June 23, 2019

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.



(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. Shuttles are not guaranteed, especially for those who arrive late. 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: Restroom 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 swimAfter 90 minutes, lifeguards will escort any remaining swimmers from the water.

Registration Categories:

"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.

Prior to registering swimmers younger than 18, please send an email to and include a list of their open water swimming experience. Approval will be at the discretion of the event director. If approved, the swimmer may register on-line. 

Questions: contact Piertocoveswim@aol.comApproval 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 10 (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 10. Beach entrants will not be guaranteed a T-shirt. The only way to be guaranteed a t-shirt is to pre-register by June 10.


Online Registration Deadline: June 21 


There are three ways to swim with our club:

  • Meet up on the deck
  • Join us for our social swims
  • Register for our competitive swims. 


By email
By Land
P.O. Box 427, La Jolla, CA 92038
By Sea
Click here for directions.


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