Sand Harbor Open Water Swim and Thunderbird Paddling Festival

Sand Harbor State Park - NV 28
Incline Village, NV 89451

Swimming > 1 Mile

Event Description

The Sand Harbor Open Water Swim is one of the events that make up the Sierra Open Water Swimming Series and takes place at one of the finest sandy beaches Tahoe has to offer. Sand Harbor is one of the crown jewels of the Nevada State Parks. With 55 acres of long sandy beaches, rocky coves, shady forested areas and panoramic lake views, Sand Harbor offers visitors unparalleled opportunities to enjoy Lake Tahoe. Sand Harbor is three miles south of Incline Village on State route 28.


Saturday June 11, 2016 Function Location
6:30-7:30 AM Athlete check-in and registration Sand Harbor, South Beach
7:45:00 Race Briefing Sand Harbor, South Beach
8:00:00 Start of first event Sand Harbor, South Beach
8:10:00 First finishers Sand Harbor, South Beach
11:00:00 Awards Sand Harbor, South Beach

Sand Harbor Open Water Swim Fees


Sand Harbor Open Water Swim By 5/31 By 6/10 Onsite
1/2 mile $45.00 $50.00 $55.00
1/2 mile youth/senior $41.00 $45.00 $50.00
1.2 mile $55.00 $60.00 $65.00
1.2 mile youth/senior $49.00 $54.00 $60.00
2.4 mile $65.00 $70.00 $75.00
2.4 mile youth/senior $59.00 $63.00 $70.00

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

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