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Saturday July 6, 2024

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Coronado’s Liberty Celebration Swim (Formerly 4th of July Swim) has a great history and 2024 marks 66 years of hosting this amazingly patriotic swim! This year the swim will be on Saturday July 6! in Glorietta Bay Park!

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Adult Race Categories

1/2 Mile Distance

PRICE: $49 ONLINE Registration Closes July 6, 2024 @ 8 am

  • 18+ Only
  • See Fee Schedule on Registration Page
  • Participants compete by Age & Gender

1 Mile Distance

Price: $59 ONLINE Registration Closes July 6, 2024 @ 8 am

  • Active Military
  • See Fee Schedule on Registration Page
  • Particpants Compete by Gender

New!!! 3K Distance

Price: $69 ONLINE Registration Closes July 6, 2024 @ 8 am

  • 18+ Only
  • See Fee Schedule on Registration Page
  • Participants compete by Age & Gender

Youth Race Categories

250M DASH DISTANCE

Price:$39 Online Registration Closes July 6, 2024 @ 8 am

  • 12 & Under Only
  • See Fee Schedule on Registration Page
  • USAS Membership Not Required

HALF or 1 MILE DISTANCE

Price: $49 or $59 Online Registration Closes July 6, 2024 @ 8 am

  • 17 & Under Only
  • See Fee Schedule on Registration Page
  • USAS Membership Not Required

NEW!!! 3K Distance

Price: $69 Online Registration Closes July 8, 2024 @ 8 am

  • 17 & Under Only
  • See Fee Schedule on Registration Page
  • USAS Membership Not Required

General Info

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2023 4th of July OPEN Water Swim 

CLICK 2023 - 4th of July OWS Know Before You Go!! TO DOWNLOAD, KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! PDF

2023 - 4th of July Know Before You Go!!

We will be hosting our event Live-In-Person, in Coronado on July 1, 2022, as we have for 65 years. We will send detailed race day guidance to all registered participants on June 30th.

We want to remind our parents this is an open water race and all youth athlete should have a strong aquatics background. We will have robust EMS and safety crew on site for the event. We recommend only kids who participate in water polo or competitive swimming regularly participate in this event.

Prizes will be awarded by categories listed below:

First Overall Male and Female Finishers (1 Mile ONLY)

TOP Male and Female Swimmers for ALL Age categories below:

  • 400M swim (8&U, 9-10, 11-12)
  • Youth Half mile swim (11-12, 13-14, 15 - 17)
  • Youth Mile swim (12 -17U)
  • Open Half Mile: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
  • Open Mile swim: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ and Active Military Challenge

Swimmers may wear wetsuits in accordance with USA Triathlon Guidelines we strongly encourage athletes to avoid wetsuits greater than >5mm - please No fins, snorkels, paddles or other equipment to be fair for all swimmers.

For a full schedule of the Coronado Independence Day Celebration 2023, please visit The Coronado Times.

EVENT SCHEDULE - JULY 1, 2023

400 M Dash Race 12 & Under
Check-In: 7:00-8:15
Race Starts: 8:30

Youth 1/2 Mile Race 17 & Under
Check-In: 7:00-8:15 
Race Starts: ~9:00

Open 1/2 Mile 18 & Older
Check-In: 7:00-8:45
Race Time: ~9:15

Youth 1 Mile Race 17 & Under
Check-In: 7:00-9:30
Race Time: ~10:00

Open 1 Mile 18 & Older
Check-In: 7:00-9:30
Race Time: ~10:10

No refunds will be given due to weather impacts or marine life delays/ cancelations .

2023 Course Map PDF

2023 4th of July Course Maps