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The 2014 Naples Island Swim is scheduled for Sunday, August 10th. This year's event will add in some stand up paddle board races along with the same swimming events as in the past. Registration is now open! Please follow the link to Registration in the menu to the left.


About the Long Beach Naples Island Swim & SUP Event

The Naples Island Swim & SUP is an open water swimming and stand up paddle board competition that features seven races of differing length. The events span from a 200 meter swim for younger kids to a 3 mile swim and 6 mile stand up paddle that circumnavigate Naples Island. Los Alamitos Bay is no stranger to open water swimming competition. In 2010 Marine Stadium played host to both the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships and the Pan Pacific Championships open water competition. It is the choice training ground for many local athletes. The Naples Island Swim & SUP is the annual opportunity for the City of Long Beach to showcase its position as a destination for aquatic competition.

Competitor safety support is provided by the Long Beach Marine Safety Division. 

Parking will be available in the large public lots off of E. Ocean Blvd. Parking will not be available on Bayshore Ave. as it is closed to through traffic and parking from 9 AM to 5 PM during the busy summer months.

Public restrooms will be available at the corner of Bayshore Ave. and E. 2nd St after 8 AM. Restrooms will also be available near the registration tables at Bayshore Aquatic Playground Park.

In the event of unfavorable water conditions all efforts will be made to reschedule the event. If a new date is not available competitors will be refunded half of their entry fees. The remaining portion of the fees will be used to cover expenses incurred.

Event Schedule

 
Sunday, August 10, 2014

Registration Opens:
7:00 AM

Start Times:
3 - Mile SUP: 8:00 AM
6 - Mile SUP: 8:00 AM
1 - Mile Swim: 9:00 AM     
3 - Mile Swim: 9:20 AM     
1000M Swim: 9:40 AM     
500M Swim: 10:00 AM     
200M Swim: 10:20 AM
 
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In the event of unfavorable water conditions all efforts will be made to reschedule the event. 

Proceeds from the event benefit the Long Beach Century Club for the betterment of youth in the City of Long Beach through athletic opportunities.

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