One last Shark Swim for the summer

On 9/10 there will be only 12 days left of summer so let's live up the balmy days and warm water and sharks near!! La Jolla shores is a great spot to see many species without needing to get into deep water. Many of the leopard sharks, guitarfish and rays live in water that comes up to your waist, not a lot of swimming required. So come enjoy these balmy summer days with aquatic friends new and old. We will meet on the beach side of the Marine room restaurant (southernmost point of La Jolla Shores beach) at 5:30. I suggest park on the residential street near the marine room and walk through the "secret" alley to the direct left of the marine room to get to the beach to meet us. Bring your swim gear/snorkeling mask and or goggles etc.

If you happen to be a few minutes late, just plop in the water and find us we will not be far. We will start punctually at 5:30 to catch the last of the good light!

Bring minimal gear because whatever we don't bring into the water, we place on the ledge of the Marine Room's windows and there isn't a lot of space.
Hoping it is a nice clear day and great visibility! Be prepared for sting rays as we get in so we'll do the sting ray shuffle.

Afterwards we'll go for a drink and chips and Salsa at Joses on Prospect http://www.joses.com/

f you join us for snorkeling, please understand that you are responsible for your own preparedness and well-being and will hold no one else liable in case of injury or mishap. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Assistant Organizers, or any other members responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear.

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This release extends and applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability.

Your attendance on the swim signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver. By signing up for this event you understand that you are attending all events AT YOUR OWN RISK. Organizers and Assistant Organizers of this group are just that, we organize the events together as friends. There are no leaders on these swim, you are your own leader- This is YOUR swim.

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  • Brian B.

    For those of you I was talking to on the beach afterward. Here's a shot from my GoPro of what I saw in the water:
    http://cl.ly/image/3A073S2J0D2R

    Freaked me out. Any idea what it is?

    September 10, 2013

    • Brian B.

      We looked it up, it was a sea bass! Scared me though.

      September 10, 2013

    • Nathan

      Big ass sea bass! Cool!

      September 11, 2013

  • Nathan

    A fantastic swim! Leopard sharks, guitar fish, gharabaldi (sp), a huge lobster and big ass sea lions swimming inches away. The water was pretty warm and the visibility incredible. Thanks Amber--cant wait until the next!

    September 11, 2013

  • Brian B.

    Ryan was scared of sea weed.

    September 11, 2013

  • Kassy L.

    hey guys sorry i missed you
    i got there late, swam around didn't see any sharks, took a walk to see if anyone i know was there and headed home for some chow. it was a gorgeous night!

    September 11, 2013

  • Amber

    They sharks were coy but everyone was amazing...so nice to meet so many happy and enthusiastic people thank you all for making my day :)

    1 · September 10, 2013

  • jensteeley

    Anybody have an extra mask I can borrow? Have a wetsuit and fins. My mask has been swallowed up by the garage.

    September 10, 2013

  • Mike(y) C

    I'm gong to have to miss this one. Something just came up last minute :(

    September 10, 2013

  • trisha

    Dint suppose anyone has spare mask n snorkel?!

    September 10, 2013

  • Jenn V.

    I will be there at 4 regardless! but not for this post, I will join everyone at 5:30!

    September 10, 2013

  • Mike(y) C

    Just one round at 5:30 this time?

    September 5, 2013

    • Amber

      Hi Mikey, I may get there earlier...like 4ish, and do an informal swim around !

      September 9, 2013

    • Amber

      actually I'm not going at 4, just 5:30!

      September 10, 2013

  • Jenn V.

    I'm planning to be there about 4 for first swimming, and meet everyone at 5:30

    September 9, 2013

  • bonnie

    How bad was the algie bloom on tuesday? It AAA bad last week.

    September 9, 2013

    • Amber

      Hi Bonnie not sure I didn't go in the past week. Maybe we will see some bio-luminescence as it gets darker?? One thing I love about that area it's always different each time!

      2 · September 9, 2013

  • Nathan

    Heading up to LA manyana, but will try my best to make it back down for this

    September 5, 2013

  • elena

    Wow, this is a big group!

    September 5, 2013

  • Anistacia M.

    I will do my best to get there. I am studying for my Life Insurance Test and my class is over at 5:30. Maybe next time. I live close to the Marine Room and walk there all the time. It is my beach.

    September 4, 2013

  • Ryan

    I'm there like swimwear!

    September 4, 2013

  • DAVID W.

    awesome pics

    1 · August 29, 2013

    • Amber

      Thanks for coming!!!

      August 29, 2013

    • DAVID W.

      Hey everybody don't forget to watch Shark Week before you go out for the swim

      August 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is a wet suit required?

    1 · August 29, 2013

    • Brian B.

      We just did a swim on Tuesday. No wet suit needed.

      1 · August 29, 2013

    • Amber

      yes definitely no wetsuit needed

      August 29, 2013

  • Albert G.

    This is the last one? Do you do any on sundays?

    August 29, 2013

    • Amber

      I guess it's not the last one since Fely can't make it and she wants to do it again so there will be one more ;) Not on a Sunday, though probably another Tuesday

      2 · August 29, 2013

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