South Shore Lake Tahoe Open Water Swim

Saturday October 8, 2016


Many of the Lake Tahoe Marathon events are occurring this same weekend. Click here for a schedule and plan a multisport family weekend. Click here for Lake Tahoe Marathon Registration.

Course Distance Options

All course distance qualify for the Championship

  • Half Mile
  • 1.2 Mile
  • 2.4 Mile


  • Water temperature should be mid 60’s
  • Wetsuits are allowed but not required
  • Results, we score in the Wetsuit and Non Wetsuit division

Need a place to stay?

Click here to see the lodging offers provided through the Lake Tahoe Marathon.


Saturday October 8
Function Location
7:30-8:00 AM Athlete check-in and registration Lakeside Beach, Lake Tahoe
8:15 AM Race Briefing Lakeside Beach, Lake Tahoe
8:30 AM Start of first event Lakeside Beach, Lake Tahoe
8:40 AM First finishers Lakeside Beach, Lake Tahoe
10:30ish Awards Lakeside Beach, Lake Tahoe

South Lake Open Water Swim Fees:

South Lake Open Water Swim By 8/31 By 10/6 Onsite
1/2 mile $45.00 $50.00 $65.00
1/2 mile youth/senior $41.00 $45.00 $59.00
1.2 mile $55.00 $60.00 $75.00
1.2 mile youth/senior $49.00 $54.00 $67.00
2.4 mile $65.00 $70.00 $85.00
2.4 mile youth/senior $59.00 $63.00 $70.00

Refund Policy

Refunds are not available for this event for any reason, including cancellation, inclement weather or athlete injury. We also strictly do not allow athlete-to-athlete transfers, for any reason.

Cancellation Policy:

Big Blue Adventure, LLC has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discounts for those canceling during our cancellation periods.

A discount code for 75% of your race registration fee will be offered until 14 days days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 14 days before the event, if the event is not sold out.

Discount codes can be used to register for another Big Blue Adventure, LLC event and will be valid through 12/31 of the following year.

Changes to your registration:

We allow you to make changes to your registration up until 7 days prior to the event. Such as announcer information, T-shirt size, etc.

Changes to your class:

We allow you to make changes to your class up until 7 days prior to the event. For example moving from 1.2 to 2.4 mile. Participants will be charged additional registration fee if moving to a more expensive class option.

Here is how to make a change:

Click here and then enter the confirmation code you received after your online registration for the event.