Parking will be available in the large public lots off of E. Ocean Blvd. Parking will not be available on Bayshore Ave. as it is closed to through traffic and parking from 9 AM to 5 PM during the busy summer months.
Public restrooms will be available at the corner of Bayshore Ave. and E. 2nd St after 8 AM. Restrooms will also be available near the registration tables at Bayshore Aquatic Playground Park.
The SUP races will have a 2 hour time limit. The 1 mile and 3 mile swim races will have a 2-1/2 hour time limit. Anyone still in the water after the limits will be picked up and returned to the finish area.
Race planning is coordinated with the City of Long Beach Marine Safety Division to ensure safe coverage of the competition. Swim competitors are encouraged to wear brightly colored swim caps to enhance their visibility in the water for paddling escorts and lifeguards. Caps will be provided at event check-in and registration. Competitors are also encouraged to use their own paddlers. No kayaks or paddle boards will be provided by the race organizers, but rentals are available though Standup Rentals. Board or kayak rental may require demonstration of capability. Please make arrangements for rentals and safety checks prior to race day.
Custom Naples Island Swim & SUP awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in all age groups and races according to gender. Swimmers wearing wetsuits will not be eligible for awards.