Welcome to the Swimland Great Australia Day Swim on Friday, January 26 2018

Presented by The Rotary Club of Brighton

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Swim Events:

  • 1400 m Open Water Swim – a clockwise course around the Middle Brighton pier and breakwater from the pier to the Finish gate on the beach
  • 2500m Open Water Swim – a more challenging course around a marked circuit, finishing around the breakwater to the beach
  • 650 m Intermediate Swim – a shorter course from the Northern end of the Royal Brighton Yacht Club marina to the beach
  • Swimland Junior Dash – a 300 m swim from the landing on the Middle Brighton Pier to the beach for 10-12 YO’s, and a shorter course for 8 and 9 YO’s
John Bertrand

‘A Great way to celebrate Australia Day’ –
John Bertrand AM. Patron

 

Highlights in 2018:

Swimmers can enter and compete in the 650m and 1400m Open events for both an individual and a team award – at no additional entry fee

We are continuing to offer a 2500m event (replacing the previous 5km event), to suit a wider range of swimmers

Southern FM 88.3 will perform a live broadcast from the event

There will be change tents and gear storage in the Yacht Club yard near the Finish, and rinse-down showers on the beach at the Finish

Click above for more information and course maps for each event and click here for information on entertainment, food, awards, random prizes and the free raffle ticket for all Open Water competitors for 5 nights at the Sofitel Resort, Fiji with return airfares.

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2017 Raffle Results

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Gold Medal Olympian Swimmer Mack Horton will be at the Great Australia Day Swim supporting this iconic FUNdraising event this Friday! 🏊‍♀️🏊‍♂️

Have you registered yet? greataustraliadayswim.com.au/

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Do you have a child between 7-12 years old who would love to be one of our Great Australia Day Swim Junior Dash Champions? The event is in semi-sheltered water alongside the Brighton Pier, and is perfect for Nippers and young confident swimmers 🏊‍♀️🏊‍♂️ For more details, head to greataustraliadayswim.com.au/swimland-junior-dash/

Sponsored by Paul Sadler Swimland Essendon, the experience and event will be one the kids will be talking about for the rest of the year!

Events for adults too, more info on greataustraliadayswim.com.au/

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