Goleta Beach
Open Water Clinic

Develop better skills to be faster and
more confident in the open water

Saturday, August 20
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
UCSB Rec Center Pool and
Goleta Beach

The Clinic Starts at UCSB’s Rec Center Pool for Technique Work

Meet at 9:00 AM on the Pool Deck
9:00 – 10:00 AM

We’ll cover swim technique and perform helpful drill work to help you improve your general swimming skills and prepare you for great open water swimming.

Then We’ll Head over to Goleta Beach for Open Water Skills Work

10:30 – 12:00 AM

This is where we’ll hit the open water and work on skills specifically related to the challenges of the ocean and skills you’ll need to swim confidently in race conditions.

Goleta Beach Open Water Clinic

$50.00-54.00

  • Swim Technique (in pool and ocean)
  • Perfect your sighting, drafting, and buoy turns
  • Entry and Exit Strategies
  • Race and Pacing Strategies
  • Safe and Guided Coaching Session
Clinic Details:

All levels are welcome! We will start the clinic at 9:00 AM at the UCSB Rec Center Pool, and then will head down to Goleta beach to complete the clinic in the open water.

Our goal is to help athletes feel confident in the open water and to improve the many skills involved is safe and efficient racing and event participation.

9:00 – 10:00 AM – UCSB Rec Center Pool
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Goleta Beach

CLINIC ADD-ON OPTION #1: STROKE VIDEO ASSESSMENT

$50.00

  • Video Tape Assessment of Swim Stroke
  • Written Assessment Report

Clinic add-on option #2: one month coached masters swimming at ucsb gaucho masters

$64.00

  • UCSB Gauchos Masters Swims are at 12:00-1:00 PM M-F
  • Unlimited swims for the month

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the basics of equipment that you need for this program:

  • Swim suit or triathlon suit
  • Cap
  • Goggles
  • Wetsuit (optional but recommended)
  • Personal swim buoy (optional but recommended)
  • Anti-chaffing lubricant for the wetsuit (optional)

Let us know if you have any questions about the above listed equipment ([email protected])

  • Swim Technique (in pool and ocean)
  • Perfect your sighting, drafting, and buoy turns
  • Entry and Exit Strategies
  • Race and Pacing Strategies
  • Safe and Guided Coaching Session

This clinic is perfect for every level of athlete who seeks to improve their open water swimming performance. We welcome open water swimmers, triathletes, recreational swimmers.

This clinic is excellent for competitive athletes who want to perfect their open water skills.

This clinic is perfect for the beginner or first timer who is looking to start with good skills and gain confidence in the open water.

We require that you have the basic ability to swim as this is not a learn-to-swim program. You do not have to swim any particular speed.

Meet Your Coach

Come Join Us for a Great
Opportunity to Improve

Saturday, August 20th
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM at UCSB Rec Center Pool
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM at Goleta Beach