DeLuna’s Open Water Swim on Pace to Sell Out

April 9, 2024

DeLuna’s Open Water Swim taking place April 13, 2024, is tracking to have its largest field yet.


Pensacola Beach, FL – The DeLuna’s Open Water Swim, a premier event for avid open water swimmers, is gearing up for its highly anticipated edition this year. Stop #2 on the Speedo SALT Series, registrations are outpacing previous years, and there is a clear indication that the DeLuna’s Open Water Swim is on track to be a sellout event.

Scheduled to take place on April 13, 2024, on stunning Pensacola Beach, the DeLuna’s Open Water Swim promises participants a unique experience that combines the thrill of open water swimming with the warmth and hospitality for which Pensacola Beach is famous. Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer looking to challenge your limits or a newcomer eager to dive into the world of open water swimming, this event offers something for everyone.

Becoming known in open water circles to “Come for the Swim, Stay for the Beach,” DeLuna’s has become a swimmer favorite over the years. The combination of multiple distance options, hosted in this vibrant beach town and a start and finish at the legendary Flounders Restaurant, has made DeLuna’s Open Water Swim the perfect early season race-cation. From seasoned veterans to ambitious newcomers, the diversity of participants adds an exciting dynamic to the event, promising fierce competition and open water camaraderie.

“The response to this year’s DeLuna’s Open Water Swim has been phenomenal,” says Ray Palmer, CEO at Pensacola Sports. “We’re thrilled to see such a large and diverse field of participants coming together to celebrate the sport of open water swimming. It’s a testament to the growing popularity of endurance sports and the sense of adventure that drives athletes to push their boundaries.”

Produced in partnership with Salty Sports Society, DeLuna’s Open Water Swim is the second stop on the Speedo SALT Series, Florida’s premier open water series. Swimmers competing will earn points toward the year end Series Championship. With registrations pouring in at a rapid pace, there’s a buzz of anticipation surrounding this year’s event. Organizers are advising interested participants to secure their spot early to avoid missing out on what promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unique event. Register now at https://www.pensacolasports.org/delunasswim/

Remaining 2024 Speedo SALT Series Dates

DeLuna’s Swim, Pensacola Beach, FL, April 13, 2024

AMI Hogfish Swim, Anna Maria Island, FL, May 11, 2024

Swim for Alligator Lighthouse, Islamorada, FL, September 7, 2024

Southern Cross, Fort Myers Beach, FL, December 7, 2024

For further information, please contact Matt Dunn at matt@saltysportssociety.com, log onto www.saltysportssociety.com or on social media at @saltysportssociety.

About Salty Sports Society

Aquatic sports are the ultimate way to enjoy the water at its simplest. Water has the unique ability to calm, humble, and empower us. Salty Sports Society was founded with a simple mission: to craft unique open water swimming event experiences in memorable destinations.

We began by putting together a team with more than 150+ combined years of experience managing endurance sports events. We created attentive, thorough, unsurpassed water safety plans, and formed partnerships with destinations committed to showcasing and growing quality coastal lifestyles.

Our mission is simple, but our work is ever evolving. Whatever it takes to create the best events, that bring great people together, and allow them to travel, swim, and enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

About Pensacola Sports

Pensacola Sports is one of the oldest sports commissions in the United States, beginning in 1954. Today, Pensacola Sports manages and assists in numerous events each year throughout the Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa County areas. Pensacola Sports is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, health, wellbeing and economic development of Pensacola and surrounding regions through sports and recreation.

Contact: Matt Dunn