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Event Calendar

    • 11 Nov 2023
    • 6:00 AM
    • 21 Apr 2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • Any Open Water Swimming Location

    Have you been enjoying the warm water?

    You know it won’t last!

    Big Chill 2023 is coming soon!

    How cold will it get? How rough will it be? How far can we go?

    Starts November 11 in a Cove near you. 

    If you have a question about distances or rules, send it to the email address below.

    Send your CUMULATIVE TOTAL Miles to BIGCHILLSWIM @ AOL.COM

    Provide your TOTAL miles in the SUBJECT LINE, as “John Smith has 67 miles total”, when you report.

    Send in your miles anytime, preferably at least every other week, on Thursday so we can print new charts for the weekend. 

    You can sign up anytime until FEBRUARY 15.  Sign up as early as possible to enjoy the program with the others.

    “Warm water makes me sleepy”

    “I’m burnin’ up”

    Mr. Chill


    • 17 Mar 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • La Jolla Cove

    The annual St. Patrick's Day Swim and Spudfest is ON.  Join us for a LJCSC social event starting at 9:00 AM at the grassy area above La Jolla Cove.  Please bring an Irish dish to share.

    Double miles for swimming...if you swim with a spudo  in your speedo.  Spud can be boiled, baked, french fried, mashed or raw!

    • 30 Jun 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kellogg Park North End

    The Pier to Cove Swim will be Sunday, June 30, 2024.

    Registration is open.  Click here to register.

    Start Time: 9am at Scripps Pier

    Swim 1.5 miles from Scripps Pier to La Jolla Cove. This is an organized and timed event with awards to the top finishers.  It is an open water event and the conditions and temperature add to the challenge.  San Diego Lifeguards will oversee the safety of all participants. At the finish, you will be greeted by LJCSC volunteers, awards for top finishers and a participant hat. 

    • 08 Sep 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • La Jolla Cove
    https://thelajollacoveswim.org/

    The La Jolla Cove Swim is an open water swim event that includes a 1-mile swim, 250-meter swim for kids, 3-mile swim, and 4-mile swim.

    Promo Code for LJCSC members : LJCSC24  = 20% off

    It is the second oldest open water swim in the United States. 2023 will mark 107 years since the first race was held. It has been run almost exclusively by volunteers and community members. The La Jolla Cove Swim is a non-profit event and is operated under The Kiwanis Club of La Jolla, a 501(c)3 organization. All proceeds from this annual swim, which takes place the first Sunday after Labor, will be donated to community organizations such as La Jolla Concerts by the Sea and The Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego. 

    Register here.  


    • 29 Sep 2024
    • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • La Jolla Shores

    Come out and get wet with your fellow swimmers as we enjoy La Jolla Cove and the spirit of giving with this unique 10 mile swim event and fundraiser. Organize a team of up to 5 swimmers or swim it solo. Donations are encouraged. 

    Registration Opens July 1st. It sells out quickly, so don't delay!

    Entry fee will include T-shirts and swim caps for your team and race day prizes and awards. 

    For more information and registration details, go to LJ10MileRelay.

    Proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association and Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego. 

    Contact: LJ10MileRelay@gmail.com

Past events

18 Feb 2024 Valentine’s Day, “Swim a mile with (or for) your sweetie”
01 Jan 2024 New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge 2024
10 Dec 2023 Holiday Celebration!
03 Dec 2023 Cove Club Garage Sale
19 Nov 2023 Turkey Day Swim and Pot Luck
17 Nov 2023 Exploring El Nino - Presented by Greg Sinner
29 Oct 2023 Halloween Spookfest
24 Sep 2023 21st Annual La Jolla Cove Swim Club’s Ten Mile Relay - SOLD OUT
10 Sep 2023 The La Jolla Cove Swim 2023
01 Aug 2023 Bob’s Dreaded 42nd Annual Night Swim
25 Jun 2023 Pier to Cove Swim 2023
03 Jun 2023 Rock, Rips and Reefs - Free Event
09 Apr 2023 Easter Egg-stravaganza and BIG Bun-ny Fest
19 Mar 2023 St. Patty's Day Swim
19 Feb 2023 Valentine’s Day, “Swim a mile with (or for) your sweetie”
01 Jan 2023 New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge 2023
24 Dec 2022 Xmas Swim
11 Dec 2022 Holiday Party 2022
27 Nov 2022 Turkey Day Swim
30 Oct 2022 Halloween SPOOKFEST
25 Sep 2022 La Jolla Cove 10 Mile Relay
11 Sep 2022 The La Jolla Cove Swim
26 Jun 2022 The Pier to Cove Swim is Back!
05 Jun 2022 Big Chill Celebration
17 Apr 2022 Easter EGG-stravaganza, End of Chill BIG BUNNYFEST and “IRS (I’d Rather Swim) Day
19 Mar 2022 St. Patty’s Day Spudfest - Moved to Mar. 19
13 Feb 2022 Super Bowl (“Super Bore”) Swim - Double Miles
13 Feb 2022 Valentine's Day Swim
05 Feb 2022 Ground Hog Day Swim - Double Miles
01 Jan 2022 New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge
24 Dec 2021 Xmas Eve Swim in Coronado
12 Dec 2021 LJCSC Annual Banquet 2021
13 Sep 2020 The La Jolla Cove "Virtual" Swim
13 Sep 2020 La Jolla Cove "Greater" Swim
28 Jun 2020 Cove to Pier Swim
01 Dec 2019 LJCSC Annual Banquet
29 Sep 2019 La Jolla Cove 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
08 Sep 2019 The La Jolla Cove Swim
14 Aug 2019 Bob Dey's 39th Annual Dreaded Nighttime Swim
23 Jun 2019 Pier-To-Cove Swim 2019
17 Mar 2019 St. Patty's Day Lucky Lephrechaun Swim
16 Feb 2019 Valentine's Swim Social
01 Jan 2019 New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge
02 Dec 2018 LJCSC Annual Banquet
17 Nov 2018 Turkey Splash (Sat Nov 17)
15 Nov 2018 Big Chill
30 Sep 2018 La Jolla Cove 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
25 Aug 2018 Bob Dey's 38th Annual Dreaded Nighttime Swim
23 Jun 2018 Pier-To-Cove Swim 2018
14 Apr 2018 Spring Egg-Stravaganza and "IRS (I'd Rather Swim) Day"
18 Mar 2018 St. Patty's Day Swim
11 Feb 2018 Valentine's Swim Social
04 Feb 2018 Double Miles 2/3 and 2/4 - Virtual Event
01 Jan 2018 New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge
24 Dec 2017 Christmas Eve Day Splash
03 Dec 2017 LJCSC Annual Banquet
18 Nov 2017 Turkey Splash
15 Nov 2017 "Big Chill" 2017-18
28 Oct 2017 Halloween Spooky Splash
14 Oct 2017 Pier To Beer Relay & BBQ
24 Sep 2017 La Jolla Cove 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
23 Jul 2017 Picnic On The Point
24 Jun 2017 Pier-To-Cove Swim
06 May 2017 Big Chill Celebration
15 Apr 2017 Spring Egg-Stravaganza and "IRS (I'd Rather Swim) Day"
18 Mar 2017 St. Patty's Day Swim
12 Feb 2017 Valentine's Swim Social
01 Jan 2017 New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge
24 Dec 2016 Xmas Eve Day Splash
04 Dec 2016 LJCSC Annual Banquet
19 Nov 2016 Turkey Splash
15 Nov 2016 "Big Chill" 2016-17
29 Oct 2016 Halloween Spooky Splash
15 Oct 2016 Pier To Beer Relay & BBQ
11 Oct 2016 An Evening with Lynne Cox - New Book Tour
25 Sep 2016 La Jolla Cove 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
24 Jul 2016 Picnic On The Point
25 Jun 2016 Pier-To-Cove Swim
09 Jun 2016 La Jolla Town Council Meeting - "Crisis in The Cove"
07 May 2016 Big Chill Celebration
17 Apr 2016 Spring Egg-Stravaganza and "IRS (I'd Rather Swim) Day"
19 Mar 2016 St. Patty's Day Swim
14 Feb 2016 Valentine's Swim
01 Jan 2016 New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge
24 Dec 2015 Xmas Eve Day Splash
06 Dec 2015 LJCSC Annual Banquet
21 Nov 2015 Turkey Splash
15 Nov 2015 "Big Chill" 2015-2016 Madagascar
31 Oct 2015 Halloween Spookfest Swim
11 Oct 2015 Pier To Beer Relay & BBQ (POSTPONED. RESCHEUDLED DATE TBA)
27 Sep 2015 La Jolla Cove 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
26 Jul 2015 Picnic On The Point
20 Jun 2015 Pier-To-Cove Swim
02 May 2015 Big Chill Celebration
25 Apr 2015 Janet Lamott Memorial Swim
11 Apr 2015 Tax Relief and Spring Egg-Stravaganza Swim
14 Mar 2015 St. Patty's Day Swim
14 Feb 2015 Valentine's Swim
01 Jan 2015 New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge
24 Dec 2014 Xmas Eve Day Splash
07 Dec 2014 LJCSC Annual Banquet
22 Nov 2014 Turkey Splash
15 Nov 2014 "Big Chill" BIKINI 2014-2015
25 Oct 2014 Halloween Spookfest Swim
05 Oct 2014 Pier To Beer Relay & BBQ
07 Sep 2014 "Greaterman" Swim
06 Sep 2014 Swim For Hope ~ Fundraiser for Project Mexico and St. Innocent Orphanage
30 Aug 2014 Swim24 Challenge
30 Aug 2014 LJ 10-Mile Relay (2014 Event Cancelled)
20 Aug 2014 "DRIVEN" Movie Showing
20 Jul 2014 Picnic On The Point
21 Jun 2014 Pier-To-Cove Swim
14 Jun 2014 Rocks, Rips, and Reefs 2013
03 May 2014 Big Chill Party and Sink-o de Mayo
19 Apr 2014 Tax Relief and Spring Egg-Stravaganza Swim
15 Mar 2014 St. Patty's Day Swim
15 Feb 2014 Valentine's Swim
01 Jan 2014 New Years Day Polar Bear Plunge
24 Dec 2013 Xmas Eve Day Splash
01 Dec 2013 LJCSC Annual Banquet
23 Nov 2013 Turkey Splash
16 Nov 2013 "Big Chill" Bora Bora
26 Oct 2013 Halloween Spookfest Swim
13 Oct 2013 Pier To Beer Relay
29 Sep 2013 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
30 Jul 2013 Lynne Cox - New Book Tour
20 Jul 2013 Picnic On The Point
22 Jun 2013 Pier-To-Cove Swim
15 Jun 2013 Rocks, Rips, and Reefs 2013
15 Jun 2013 Rips, Rocks, and Reefs 2013
04 May 2013 Big Chill Party and Sink-o de Mayo
13 Apr 2013 Tax Relief Swim
17 Mar 2013 St. Patty's Day Swim
16 Feb 2013 Valentine's Swim
01 Jan 2013 New Years Day Polar Bear Swim
24 Dec 2012 Xmas Eve Day Splash & Dash Swim
22 Dec 2012 Annual Banquet
17 Nov 2012 Thanksgiving Turkey Splash
17 Nov 2012 Big Chill Tonga
27 Oct 2012 Halloween Spookfest
07 Oct 2012 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
16 Sep 2012 Pier to Beer relay swim
12 Aug 2012 Tour of Buoys 2012
21 Jul 2012 La Jolla Cove Swim Club’s 1st “PICNIC ON THE POINT”
23 Jun 2012 Pier-To-Cove Swim
02 Jun 2012 Rips, Rocks, and Reefs 2012
05 May 2012 Big Chill Party and Sink-o de Mayo
14 Apr 2012 Tax Relief Swim
24 Mar 2012 St. Patty's Day Swim
11 Feb 2012 Valentine's Swim
01 Jan 2012 New Years Day Polar Bear Swim
24 Dec 2011 Xmas Eve Day Splash & Dash Swim
11 Dec 2011 Annual Awards Banquet
19 Nov 2011 Thanksgiving Turkey Splash & Dash Swim
19 Nov 2011 Big Chill Fiji
25 Sep 2011 10-Mile Relay & Solo Swim
14 Aug 2011 Tour of Buoys 2011
25 Jun 2011 Pier To Cove Swim **(MUST BE AN ACTIVE MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR EVENT)**

WHEN WE SWIM

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. 

CONTACT US

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

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