Northern California Open Water Swims - 2021

2021 Northern California race calendar

Calendar of organized ocean swims, lake swims, and other open-water swim races in Northern California. San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Monterey, Shasta, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties. Confirmed 2020 dates.
DateSwimLocationTypeDistanceOrganizer
3/20/2021 Winter Alcatraz San Francisco bay 1.25 mi WWS
4/3/2021 Alcatraz Classic San Francisco bay 1.25 mi WWS
6/26/2021 Tahoe City Swim Tahoe City lake 0.5 / 1 / 2 mi Sierra
7/17/2021 Trans Tahoe Relay Tahoe City lake 10 mi TOC
7/25/2021 Alpine Freshwater Swim Donner Lake lake 0.5, 1.2, 2.4 mi Sierra
7/31/2021 Swim Around the Rock San Francisco bay 3.25 mi WWS
8/1/2021 Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco bay 1.15 mi WWS
8/21/2021 Bridge to Bridge San Francisco bay 10 km WWS
8/29/2021 Lake Tahoe Open Water Swim Lake Tahoe lake 0.5, 1.2, 2.4 mi Sierra
9/19/2021 Swim Across America San Francisco bay 1.5 mi SAA
10/16/2021 Alcatraz Swim with Centurions San Francisco bay 1.25 mi WWS

2021 dates not yet known

DateSwimLocationTypeDistanceOrganizer
2020-canceled Alcatraz Invitational San Francisco bay 1.25 mi SERC
2020-canceled Baykeeper Golden Rivet Swim San Francisco bay 6.5 mi indep.
2020-canceled Lake Del Valle Livermore lake 1 km, 2.5 km USMS
2020-canceled San Francisco Frogman San Francisco bay 1.5 mi indep.
2020-canceled Humboldt Bay Critter Crawl Eureka bay 4.5 mi indep.
2020-canceled Capitola-Santa Cruz Pier-to-Pier Santa Cruz, CA ocean 10 km indep.
2020-canceled Spring Lake Santa Rosa lake 500m, 1 mi USMS
2020-canceled Lake Berryessa Napa lake 1 mi, 2 mi USMS
2020-canceled Santa Cruz Roughwater Santa Cruz ocean 1 mi USMS
2020-canceled Cruz Cruise Santa Cruz ocean 2 mi USMS
2020-canceled Donner Lake Truckee lake 2.7 mi USMS
2020-canceled Whiskeytown Lake Redding lake 1 mi, 2 mi USMS
2020-canceled Keller Cove Richmond bay 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi USMS
2020-canceled Lake Del Valle Livermore lake 5 km, 10 km USMS
2021-canceled RCP Tiburon Mile Tiburon bay 1 nautical mi indep.

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