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Coronado’s Annual 4th of July Rough Water Swim has a great history and 2022 marks 64 years of hosting this amazingly patriotic swim!

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Adult Race Categories

1 Mile Distance

PRICE: $55 (Until 6/1/22) ONLINE Registration Closes July 2, 2022 @ 8 am

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

1 Mile Distance (Active MIL)

Price: $50 (Until 6/1/22) ONLINE Registration Closes July 2, 2022 @ 8 am

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

Half Mile Distance

Price: $45 (Until 6/1/22) ONLINE Registration Closes July 2, 2022 @ 8 am

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

Youth Race Categories

250 YARD DISTANCE

Price: $40 (Until 6/1/22) Online Registration Closes July 2, 2022 @ 8 am

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

HALF MILE DISTANCE

Price: $45 (Until 6/1/22) Online Registration Closes July 2, 2022 @ 8 am

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

1 MILE DISTANCE

Price: $55 (Until 6/1/22) Online Registration Closes July 2, 2022 @ 8 am

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

General Info

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2022 4th of July Rough Water Swim 

CLICK 2022 - 4th of July RWS Know Before You Go!! TO DOWNLOAD KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! PDF (Coming Soon)

We will be hosting our event Live - In-Person, in Coronado on July 2, 2022 as we have for 60+ years. We will send out 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:

  • 250 Yard swim (12U)
  • Youth Half mile swim (17U)
  • Youth Mile swim (17U)
  • Open Half Mile: 18-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69, 70+, and Active Military Challenge 
  • Open Mile swim: 18-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69, 70+, 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 2022 please visit The Coronado Times.

EVENT SCHEDULE - JULY 2nd 2022

250 Yard Race 12 & Under
Check In: 7:00-7:50
Race Starts: 8:10

Youth 1/2 Mile Race 17 & Under
Check In: 7:00-8:15 
Race Starts: ~8:30

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

Youth 1 Mile Race 17 & Under
Check In: 7:00-8:30
Race Time: ~9:00

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

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

2021 Course Map PDF Down Load (Click Below)

2021 4th of July Course Maps (All Races)