Pirate Plunge in Carlsbad 2022

Things to do in Carlsbad

The Pirate Plunge is back for 2022 on Saturday March 26th from 5 until 8 pm. The event takes place at the Alga Norte Aquatic Center in the La Costa area of Carlsbad.


Kids get to enjoy pirate-themed activities in the pool (e.g., Diving for Treasure; Ship Raiders), and dodge floating obstacles in the pool. You can even walk the diving board plank!! Furthermore there’s a pirate ship slide and a treasure hunt on land. Plus there will be plenty of photo opportunities.

PIrate Plunge at the Alga Norte Aquatic Center

The popular Splash Pad will be open for the younger children to enjoy.

The event ends with a popular movie on the big outdoor screen, “Treasure Planet” (rated PG), starting at dusk.

Admission and wristbands are $10 per person, with kids 3 or under free. The event is limited to 500 attendees so be sure to get your wristbands early before they sell out. Wristbands can be picked up in person at the Aquatics Center during normal business hours through March 26th.

You can purchase Pirate Plunge wristbands online here. All sales are final. Hence, wristbands that are lost, or not brought to the event, can not be reimbursed.

Attendees will be able to purchase food and drinks throughout the event.