kids and inflatable boat in pool
inflatable pirate ship
baby with treasure chest
toddler in pool
kids in pool
kids in pool
girl on diving board

Enjoy pirate themed pool activities and games during the City of Carlsbad’s annual Pirate Plunge event.

Come dressed in a swimsuit and enjoy the swashbuckling activities which include diving for treasure, ship raider race, walking the plank, and other fun pool activities and floating obstacles. The Splash Pad will also be open for the little ones.

Dry activities include a pirate ship slide, a photo op and a treasure hunt where children will have the chance to follow a map around the decks collecting treasure along the way.

  • Tickets are $10 per person and kids ages 3 and under are free but still need to be registered. 
  • Pick up your wristbands in advance at Alga Norte Aquatic Center during the week before the event, to avoid lines.
  • Food will be available for purchase.
  • For safety reasons, only pool noodles and US Coastguard approved floatation devices are allowed in the pool.

Online presale ends at 5 p.m. on the Friday before the event. You will be able to purchase wristbands at the event if the event is not sold out. Save time and avoid lines by picking up event wristbands in advance. Wristbands will be available for pick up starting the week before the event and are only available at Alga Norte Aquatics Center during regular business hours. 

All sales are final; no refunds. Wristbands that are picked up in advance that are lost
or not brought to the event will not be replaced. 

Event may modify or cancel due to inclement weather.