Bay Parade

Sign up for the Bay Parade!

Registration deadline: July 2

Sunday, July 9, 2017 | San Francisco, CA
Swim, kayak, SUP, or boat for a clean and healthy SF Bay!

The Bay Parade is Baykeeper's annual on-the-water celebration of a healthy San Francisco Bay. Hundreds of swimmers, kayakers, stand up paddleboarders, and boaters gather for a fun and active day on San Francisco Bay. The parade finale will be broadcast on the Jumbotron at AT&T Park at the start of the San Francisco Giants home game.


GOLDEN RIVET SWIM: 6.5 miles from Golden Gate Bridge to McCovey Cove
Timed solo swim, timed four-person relay, and open relay divisions
$100 registration plus $200 fundraising minimum
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BOAT: Motorboats, sailboats, and rowboats are needed to support swimmers
from the Golden Gate to McCovey Cove
This is a critical volunteer role for the event
No registration fee, fundraising optional
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KAYAK: All-levels 2.5-mile course
to McCovey Cove
Kayak rental included
$75 registration plus $75 fundraising minimum
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SUP: All-levels 2.5-mile paddle
to McCovey Cove
Paddleboard rental included
$75 registration plus $75 fundraising minimum
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Volunteer opportunities available.

SAIL: Sail the Bay Parade in style
aboard the Bay Lady schooner to cheer on swimmers and paddlers.
Tickets start at $275
PURCHASE TICKETS


Donate to support a participant

Donate to support a participant

Get a ticket to the Bay Parade Party with each $50 gift!

Join us after the Bay Parade for the Bay Parade Party!

Host Committee

  • Larry Baer, CEO, San Francisco Giants
  • Kim Chambers, World Champion Open Water Swimmer
  • Matt Davenport, President, Anchor Brewing Company
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President, Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Michael Kobori, Vice President, Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.

Special Guests

  • Leslie "The Peacemaker" Smith, Professional UFC Mixed Martial Arts Fighter
  • Carl "Badwater" Seumanutafa, Professional Mixed Martial Arts Athlete
  • Bianca Valenti, Professional Big Wave Surfer

Looking for a unique sponsorship opportunity for your company? Connect with active Bay Area residents, feature your commitment to a healthy Bay, and give your employees an unforgettable day on the water. Contact Eliet Henderson at eliet@baykeeper.org for more information.

Click here to view photos from the 2016 event

Thank you to our 2017 Bay Parade sponsors:

A Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH event to benefit San Francisco Baykeeper

For more information on the SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally by Toyota, please visit www.splashseries.org

 

Photo credits, from top: Roger Cunningham, Clay Schmitz