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Ocean Swimming

Ocean Lifeguard Service at Santa Barbara Beaches

Daily Ocean Lifeguard service is provided at East Beach, West Beach and Leadbetter Beach from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. during the summer months. Prior to the summer season, weekend only lifeguard service is provided Memorial Day weekend through the start of the summer season.

All Ocean Lifeguards are United States Life Saving Association trained with Professional Rescuer CPR and Advanced First Aid training.

Santa Barbara Ocean Swimming from the Cabrillo Pavilion

1118 E. Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone (805) 897-2680

Built in 1927, the Cabrillo Pavilion Bathhouse at East Beach provides a paid drop-in use weight room, locker amenities and hot showers. This beachfront facility serves as home for the Parks and Recreation Department Aquatics Office. The Cabrillo Pavilion is closed for renovation.

Ocean Swim Events in Santa Barbara

Semana Nautica Sports Festival
Santa Barbara Triathlon
Nite Moves
Reef & Run


Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019
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