Open Water Source
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Club members and non-members swim in the beautiful La Jolla Cove daily usually around6:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 4:00 pm and other times throughout the day regardlessof weather and water temperature throughout the year. Some swimmers swim less than 1Kwhile others train for the English Channel, Catalina Channel, Cook Strait and other marathonswims.
and events, all held north of Los Angeles in the Santa Barbara area,including the 26-mile
channel crossing. The members are extremely helpful andknowledgeable about swimming in the
and sanction a numberof channel swims every year.
is an ocean swimming group of competitive athletes of all abilities who enjoy hard-core workouts in
. Headquartered appropriately at
on Santa Monica Beach, the workouts are gearedtowards learning and practicing positioning, drafting, turns, starts and finishes. The practicesare preceded by a warm-up period and end with presentations from a number of new productvendors and service providers, but the 60-minute in-the-water practices quickly morph into ahigh-intensity, high-energy friendly competition where a mix of world championship swimmers,professional triathletes and beginner endurance athletes are each placed in their appropriategroups.