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The 2016/17 SLSWA Ocean Swim Series provides both Surf Life Saving members and the general public the chance to compete in mass participation long distance open water swimming events. The events within the Ocean Swim Series are run and administered by the local surf lifesaving clubs associated to each event. Ie. Cottesloe SLSC for the Cottesloe Classic Mile, etc. This helps to raise funds and awareness for these clubs within their local communities.
For the second year, in conjunction with North Cottesloe SLSC, SLSWA will host the SunSmart Coastal Relay at North Cottesloe Beach on Saturday 21 January 2017. The event will take the format of a swim relay with 4 x 1.25km laps with a beach transition. The relay can be completed as a solo, duo, team of 4 as well as a corporate team from which all entry fees go directly to the BeachSAFE Appeal. We have added a Junior Coastal Relay for 2017 and this event involves 4 team members aged 10-13 years of age who will complete a 250m lap each with a beach transition. Prizes are available for all divisions. Entries are now open via this link.
Below is event information for each of the swims within the Ocean Swim Series:
Euroz Cold Water Classic
Cottesloe Classic Mile
SunSmart Coastal Relay
Champion Bay Challenge
Albany Centenary Swim
Swanny Ocean Classic
Mirvac Leighton Swim Thru
Southern Ocean Classic Mile
For more information contact SLSWA's Sport and Development Coordinator, Chris Inglis on 92076666 or via email.
Schedule of events
2016/17 SLSWA Ocean Swim Series
- Euroz Cold Water Classic 1.8km - 2016-10-23 @ North Cottesloe SLSC
- Cottesloe Classic Mile 400m, 1.6km, 3km - 2017-01-07 @ Cottesloe SLSC
- SunSmart Coastal Relay 5km - 2017-01-21 @ North Cottesloe SLSC
- Champion Bay Challenge 1km, 1.5km, 3km & 6km - 2017-01-26 @ Champion Bay SLSC
- Albany Centenary Swim - 2017-01-28 @ Albany SLSC
- Swanny Ocean Classic 2.2km - 2017-02-04 @ Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC
- Mirvac Swim Thru Leighton 1.6km, 3.2km - 2017-02-11 @ Fremantle SLSC
- Southern Ocean Classic Mile 1.6km - 2017-04-16 @ Denmark SLSC