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Victorian Open Water Swim Calendar

Welcome to the Casey Seals Open Water Swimming Calendar for Victoria. First published in 2001, it has grown to become the most popular and comprehensive source of information for open water and ocean swim events in Victoria.

Most of the events are finalised now and most of the details have been published. However, changes may occur at any time and events may be rescheduled due to bad weather, so keep checking back regularly for updates.

For more information about the calendar, Open Water Swim training squads, groups and events or any of the Victorian swims, email Greg Chaplin at ows@caseyseals.com.au (no unsolicited commercial emails please).

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Open Water Swim Calendar events

*** Please check on the event's website or with event organisers before arriving at swim events as dates and details may change at any time. ***

 Date  Race/Event name & info Distance Start  Location  Website / Contact / Results
Sat 17 Nov 2018
Australian Corporate Games - Open Water Swim
1.0km 8:30am South Melbourne LSC
Cnr Withers St & Beaconsfield Pde

Website: corporategames.net.au

Email: info@corporategames.net.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sat 1 Dec 2018
Open Water Clinic

Open-water experts Chloe McCardel (21x English Channel crossings) and Sam Sheppard (7x Pier to Pub winner) will teach you valuable open water skills: drafting, finishes, sighting and swimming in a pack.

Open to all swimmers and aimed at beginner to intermediate junior, adult and multi-class swimmers. Water safety provided by Williamstown SLSC.

  9:30am Williamstown S&LSC, Gloucester Reserve.

Website: mastersswimmingvic.org.au

Registration: Event website

Fri 7 Dec 2018
The Rip Swim #1

Swim across "The Rip" at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay!

Cross the Rip in small groups with support boats and trained staff.

Only 4 crossings this summer.

    Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sun 16 Dec 2018
WOW Challenge & Victorian Open Water Championships
*** Swim postponed to Sat 9 Feb on EPA advice (poor water quality after heavy rains)
1st swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series and a Global Swim Series event.

A Swimming Victoria, Masters Swimming Victoria and public event, supported by Williamstown S&LSC. See Websites for details. Registrations open 16 Sept.

New this year: WOW Multiclass Challenge 750.

Also check the Williamstown OWS Coaching, on every Saturday morning.

750m jnrs, 750m multi-class, 1.2km, 2.5km, 5km, 10km 5&10km: 8:00am
1.2km: 10:00am
2.5km: 11:00am
Williamstown S&LSC, Gloucester Reserve.

Website: wowchallenge.com.au / vic.swimming.org.au

Email: info@wowwilliamstown.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Wed 26 Dec 2018
Boxing Day
Pt Leo Swim Classic
2nd swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series and a Global Swim Series event.

Also includes nipper swim, novice swim and beach run events.

1.2km, 2.5km, 400m jnr/novice 5km: 11:00am
1.2km: 1:00pm
Point Leo SLSC.

Website: pointleoslsc.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Fri 28 Dec 2018
Anglesea Rock2Ramp
A Global Swim Series event.

The Rock2Ramp is held on the 28th Dec each year.

New for 2019 is the Banana Boat Swim Kids Series for 7-12 yr olds. Check the Series website for details.

1.2km & 2.5km.
100m 7-8yo
200m 9-10yo
300m 11-12yo
2.5km: 10:00am
1.2km: 11:00am
Pt Roadnight, Anglesea.

Website: angleseaslsc.org.au / bananaboatswimkids.com

Email: info@angleseaslsc.org.au

Flyer: Click here (1678kb)

Registration: Register Now

Results: MultiSport Australia

Sun 30 Dec 2018
Rip View Swim Classic, Point Lonsdale
3rd swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.
1.4km & 3.8km 3.8km: 11:00am
1.4km: 12:00
Point Lonsdale front beach.

Website: pointlonsdaleslsc.asn.au

Email: rvscdirector@pointlonsdaleslsc.asn.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 5 Jan 2019
Danger 1000 Ocean Swim, Torquay
4th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

The event is run by the Jan Juc SLSC at the calm, protected and picturesque location that the locals fondly refer to as "Cosy Corner". This idyllic setting is protected by Point Danger.

500m, 1.0km & 2.5km 2.5km: 9am
1km: 11:30am
Torquay front beach.

Website: janjucsurfclub.com.au

Email: entries@janjucsurfclub.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 5 Jan 2019
Port Fairy Moyneyana Open Water Swim

1st swim in the Shipwreck Coast Swim Series (with Warrnambool and Port Campbell).

Held on the picturesque Port Fairy East Beach. Swim out through the break, west along the beach and then back in to the finish.

1.2km, 500m 11:00am Port Fairy SLSC, Eastern Beach.

Website: shipwreckcoastswimseries.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Webscorer

Sat 5 Jan 2019
The Rip Swim #2

Swim across "The Rip" at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay!

Cross the Rip in small groups with support boats and trained staff.

Only 4 crossings this summer.

    Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sat 12 Jan 2019
Lorne Pier to Pub

The world-famous swim from the Lorne pier to the Lorne beach.

NOTE: No ballot this year!! Entries open early Nov.

1.2km, 5km 5km: 10:00am
1.2km: from 12:30pm
Lorne SLSC.

Website: lornesurfclub.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: MultiSport Australia

Sun 13 Jan 2019
Sorrento Bay Swim
5th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.
4km, 2km, 600m juniors 4km: 8:00am
2km: 9:30am
Sorrento foreshore, near the Baths Jetty.

Website: sorrentoslsc.com/swim

Email: swim@sorrentoslsc.com

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Fri 18 Jan 2019
Mornington Twilight Swim
6th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

Run by the Mornington Life Saving Club.

The only twilight swim in the Victorian calendar.

1.2km 6:00pm Mornington LSC, Mills Beach.
The Esplanade, Mornington.

Website: morningtonlsc.com.au

Email: info@morningtonlsc.com

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 19 Jan 2019
Portsea Swim Classic

Swim from Portsea with the outgoing tide to the Quarantine station.

1.5km, 2.5km 2.5km: 12:15pm
1.5km: 1:30pm
Portsea front beach to Jarman Oval.

Website: portseasurf.com.au

Email: PSCinfo@portseasurf.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: my race result

Sat 19 Jan 2019
Warrnambool Tony Ryan Memorial Swim

2nd swim in the Shipwreck Coast Swim Series (with Port Fairy and Port Campbell).

Swim in the beautiful Lady Bay, starting west of the Warrnambool Surf Life Saving Club and finishing on the beach at the clubhouse.

1.2km, 500m 11:00am Swim across Lady Bay, Warrnambool.
Register at Warrnambool SLSC, Pertobe Rd.

Website: shipwreckcoastswimseries.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Webscorer

Sun 20 Jan 2019
Queenscliff 180
7th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

Previously the Queenscliff Bluewater Challenge, the event was rebranded in 2018.

All profits to two important and deserving organisations each year.

1.0km & 500m 1:45pm Queenscliff pier, Symonds St.

Website: queenscliff180swim.com

Email: admin@queenscliff180swim.com

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sun 20 Jan 2019
The Rip Swim #3

Swim across "The Rip" at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay!

Cross the Rip in small groups with support boats and trained staff.

Only 4 crossings this summer.

    Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sat 26 Jan 2019
Aust. Day
MMAD Swim - Mt Martha Australia Day Swim
8th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

Diamond-shaped course in the clear waters off the Mt Martha beach - a regular favourite, with a sparklng commentary.

5km, 1.2km, 400m novice 5km: 8am
1.2km: 11:00am
Mt Martha beach,
The Esplanade.

Website: mmadswim.com.au

Email: mmadswim@mmlsc.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 26 Jan 2019
Aust. Day
The Swimland Great Australia Day Swim
A Global Swim Series event.
650m, 1.4km & 2.5km 2.5km: 9:00am
1.4km: 11:00am
Middle Brighton Pier and Marina

Website: greataustraliadayswim.com.au

Email: greataustraliadayswim@gmail.com

Registration: Register Now

Results: MultiSport Australia

Sun 27 Jan 2019
Ocean Grove Open Water Swim Festival
9th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

Multiple distances available, as well as music, food and fun.

Run by the Ocean Grove SLSC who also run the Rip To River race. Check the website for details of both events.

2.5km, 1.2km, 400m jnr/novice 2.5km: 9:00am
1.2km: 10:00am
Ocean Grove SLSC
Surf Beach Road
Ocean Grove
(Melway 497 G1)

Website: oceangroveslsc.asn.au

Email: admin@oceangroveslsc.asn.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 2 Feb 2019
South Melbourne Port to Park Open Water Swim
A Global Swim Series event.

The swim runs along the beach from Lagoon Pier Port Melbourne to Kerferd Pier Albert Park. Ideal for spectators to walk along and watch their swimmer, or stand on the pier at either end and see the start or finish.

Limited street (ticket) parking available. Try the No.1 Sth Melb Beach tram, which goes very close to the life saving club.

1.1km, 2.2km 1.1km: 10:00am
2.2km: 11:00am
Lagoon Pier Port Melbourne, to Kerferd Pier Albert Park.

Website: southmelbournelsc.com.au

Email: porttopark@southmelbournelsc.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Oz Timing

Sun 3 Feb 2019
Port Campbell 12 Apostles Plunge

3rd swim in the Shipwreck Coast Swim Series (with Warrnambool and Port Fairy).

Held in the breathtaking cliff-bound bay of Port Campbell, the course challenges swimmers to a lap of the bay.

1.2km, 500m 11:00am Port Campbell Bay.

Website: shipwreckcoastswimseries.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Webscorer

Sun 3 Feb 2019
The Rip Swim #4

Swim across "The Rip" at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay!

Cross the Rip in small groups with support boats and trained staff.

Only 4 crossings this summer.

    Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sun 3 Feb 2019
Lake Daylesford Swim
*** Swim postponed to 03/03/2019 due to a large bushfire in the area. Watch for new date.

10th year of this FREE swim in Lake Daylesford.

Fundraiser for the Lafaek Diak Clinic, Baucau, East Timor.

1.3km 11:00am Lake Daylesford.
Registration and start near the change rooms off Leggatt Street

Email: Timothy.m.bach@gmail.com

Registration: See Facebook

Sat 9 Feb 2019
WOW Challenge & Victorian Open Water Championships
Swim postponed from 16/12/2018
1st swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series and a Global Swim Series event.

A Swimming Victoria, Masters Swimming Victoria and public event, supported by Williamstown S&LSC. Registrations for the WOW Challenge have reopened but entries to the Vic Open Water Championship are closed.

Also check the Williamstown OWS Coaching, on every Saturday morning.

750m jnrs, 750m multi-class, 1.2km, 2.5km, 5km, 10km 5&10km: 8:00am
1.2km: 10:00am
2.5km: 11:00am
Williamstown S&LSC, Gloucester Reserve.

Website: wowchallenge.com.au / vic.swimming.org.au

Email: info@wowwilliamstown.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sun 10 Feb 2019
Bathing Box Classic, Brighton
10th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

In its 2nd year, run by the Brighton LSC.

Held at the iconic Dendy Beach bathing boxes in front of the Brighton LSC clubhouse.

1.2km & 2.5km 2.5km: 9:00am
1.2km: 10:30am
Brighton Lifesaving Club
Dendy Beach, Brighton

Website: brightonlsc.com.au

Email: bathingboxclassic@brightonlsc.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sun 10 Feb 2019
Indented Head Wreck2Reef Open Water Swim

Swim in the calm protected waters of Half Moon Bay on the Bellarine Peninsula.

A 2.5km swim was added in 2018.

2.5km, 1.2km, 500m novice, 300m jnr 2.5km: 9:30am
1.2km: 10:45am
Indented Head Yacht Club, Bellarine Peninsula.

Website: wreck2reef.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 16 Feb 2019
Sandy Point Current Cruiser

Be a part of the inaugural Waratah Beach SLSC swim in Shallow Inlet. Swimming with the current is a great introduction to salt water swimming. A shorter length for beginners, or some upstream for stronger swimmers.

1.5km, 500m 1:30pm Shallow Inlet at Sandy Point, South Gippsland

Website: waratahbeach.com.au

Email: Paul.Minahan@elders.com.au

Registration: Event website

Sat 16 Feb 2019
Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic
*** SWIM CANCELLED ***

This is now a junior biathlon for 7 to 14 year olds. Adult swimmers are invited to join Cowes Classic as swim leg in a relay team.

    Cowes.
McKenzie Rd beach to Cowes pier.

Website: basscoastseries.com.au

Email: specialevents@woolamaibeach.asn.au

Sun 17 Feb 2019
Pier to Perignon

Swim from Sorrento to Portsea, tide-assisted.

Entries will sell out in less than 90 mins!

4.5km 12 noon (approx) Sorrento pier to Portsea pier.

Website: portseasurf.com.au

Email: P2Pinfo@portseasurf.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Oz Timing

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Club to Club

Straight-line swim along the beach from Edithvale to Aspendale.

1.8km 9:30am Edithvale LSC, The Esplanade to
Aspendale LSC, Groves St.
Registration at Aspendale LSC.

Website: club2clubswim.com.au

Email: club2clubswim@gmail.com

Registration: Register Now

Results: Oz Timing

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Moorpanyal Park 1000

Join in the world's largest FREE open-water swim and afterwards enjoy the festivities at the Pako Festa in Geelong.

1.0km 9:00am Moorpanyal Park Beach, North Shore, Geelong.
Cnr Esplanade & Seabeach Pde, North Shore.

Website: moorpanyal.com

Email: dale@aussiebattler.com.au

Results: Event website

Sun 24 Feb 2019
Jalna Big Bay Swim
11th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

Cross the top of the Bay, from Port Melbourne to Williamstown.

Event is held on the last Sunday in Feb each year.

3.2km 9:00am Sandridge Beach LSC Port Melb to Gem Pier Williamstown

Website: bigbayswim.com.au

Email: info@bigbayswim.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 2 Mar 2019
Cerberus Swim
12th swim in the Great Victorian Swim Series.

Swim around the wreck of the Cerberus in Half Moon Bay, Sandringham.

1.2km & 2.5km 2.5km: 10.00am
1.2km: 12:00am
Half Moon Bay SLSC, Sandringham.

Website: halfmoonbayslsc.com.au

Email: info@halfmoonbayslsc.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Tomato Timing

Sat 2 Mar 2019
Park 2 Pub Swim, Nagambie

Part of the Nagambie On Water festival over the weekend.

It's a short 1.1 km open water swim in the bowl of Lake Nagambie, open to all ages and swimmers.

1.1km 12 noon Lake Nagambie, Buckley Park boat ramp
Blayney Lane, Nagambie

Website: nagambieonwater.com.au

Email: info@nagambieonwater.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Fast Finish Event Timing

Sun 3 Mar 2019
Lake Daylesford Swim
Swim postponed from 03/02/2019

10th year of this FREE swim in Lake Daylesford.

Fundraiser for the Lafaek Diak Clinic, Baucau, East Timor.

1.3km 11:00am Lake Daylesford.
Registration and start near the change rooms off Leggatt Street

Email: Timothy.m.bach@gmail.com

Registration: See Facebook

Fri 8 Mar 2019
(TBC)
Dip 4 Dempsey

Fundraising event by the Albury/Wodonga Water Polo community in support of Nick Dempsey who suffered spinal injuries from an accident on his 21st birthday.

Following the outstanding support at the inaugural event, we aim to make this an annual event.

2km, 500m, 500m(u/14) tba Lake Hume, Albury-Wodonga.
Albury Wodonga Yacht Club

Email: jade.clark@tabcorp.com.au

Registration: Active.com

Fri 8 Mar 2019
GVSS Presentations

The Great Victorian Swim Series twilight presentation party will be held on Friday the 8th of March at the "home" of Victorian swimming: the Champions room at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

  6:30pm MSAC Albert Park

Website: GVSS page on cousinsswimmingtours.com

Fri 8 Mar 2019
IMSHOF 2019 Induction - BBQ

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame will be holding the 2019 Induction Ceremony for the first time in Australia.

The first event for the weekend is a BBQ. This will be a great chance to mingle with IMSHOF Inductees & OWS enthusiasts. Cost $25.

  6:30pm Royal Brighton Yacht Club
253 Esplanade, Brighton

Website: IMSHOF.org

Email: imshof2019@gmail.com

Sat 9 Mar 2019
Mentone Marathon

Designed around a 2.5km course with feeding stations. NO kayak or boat support required!

This is a fantastic event for experienced open water swimmers wanting to test themselves with a Marathon distance.

10km has individual, duo and teams.
Check the website for more details about the course, pre-race orientation, etc.
** Part of the IMSHoF 2019 Induction Ceremony weekend events **

5km, 10km 10km 8:00am 5km 9:00am Mentone LSC, Beach Rd
(opposite Kitchener St)

Website: mentonelsc.com

Email: mentoneswim@gmail.com

Registration: Register Now

Sat 9 Mar 2019
IMSHOF 2019 Induction Ceremony

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame will be holding the 2019 Induction Ceremony for the first time in Australia.

  6:30pm Royal Brighton Yacht Club
253 Esplanade, Brighton

Website: IMSHOF.org

Email: imshof2019@gmail.com

Registration: Active.com

Sun 10 Mar 2019
IMSHOF 2019 Induction swim

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame will be holding the 2019 Induction Ceremony for the first time in Australia.

The last event for the IMSHoF weekend is a swim with the RBYC Icebergers, followed by a breakfast at the RBYC.

1.7km 7am for 7:30am start Royal Brighton Yacht Club
253 Esplanade, Brighton

Website: IMSHOF.org

Email: imshof2019@gmail.com

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Australian Beach Games: BeyondBlue Open Water Swim

The Australian Beach Games Festival is an exciting multisport festival that brings together sports played on and around the beach, entertainment and lifestyle.

1.2km, 500m 12:45pm Frankston beach

Website: australianbeachgames.com.au

Email: info@eventpeople.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Swim To The Rings, Ballarat

Proudly hosted by the Ballarat Triathlon Club on Lake Wendouree, "Swim to the Rings" down the entire 2,000m length of the 1956 Olympic Rowing Course. Or try the swim-fins category (not eligible for prizes).

2000m 10:00am Lake Wendourie, Ballarat

Website: ballarattriclub.com

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Bonbeach LSC Open Water Swim

Includes the 1.2km classic, in memory of Campbell Jordan.

1.2km, 2.5km, 600m novice, dash4cash 2.5km: 8.30am
1.2km: 10:00am
Bonbeach LSC, Lord Weaver Grove.

Website: bonbeachlsc.com.au

Email: swim@bonbeachlsc.com.au

Flyer: Click here (2815kb)

Registration: Register Now

Results: Tomato Timing

Tue 26 Mar 2019
Victoria Police & Emergency Services Games - Open Water Swim

You must be a member of one of the participating organisations to enter.

Parking and change facilities available at LSV.

2km 9:00am Sandridge Beach, Port Melb
adjacent to the LSV building

Website: emergencyservicesgames.org.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sat 6 Apr 2019
Mentone Pink Caps Adventure Swim

A non-competitive relaxed swim, experiencing the local environment.

A 4.5km swim over marine reserve reef starting at Ricketts Point or 2km swim starting at the Scout Boat Shed, ending at Mentone LSC.

All groups will be accompanied by trained water safety volunteers and have a water support leader to keep the group together.
Includes bus to the starting point and light breakfast on the club balcony.

4.5km, 2km 8:00am Mentone LSC, Beach Rd
(opposite Kitchener St)

Website: Mentone Pink Caps on Facebook

Email: mentoneswim@gmail.com

Registration: Register Now

Sat 27 Apr 2019
April Mystery Swim

The OWS season is almost over and winter is on the way. So what now? A mystery swim of course! A bus will take you to your secret location and back again. After the swim there will be lunch and drinks. Numbers strictly limited to 45.

Time of the adventure is roughly 9am - 3pm.There will be some surprises along the way.

2.5km Approx 9am-3pm Mystery location! 

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Registration: Event website

Sat 1 Jun 2019
Winter Rip Swim

Swim across "The Rip" at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay!

Cross the Rip in one of only 2 small groups with support boats and trained staff.

    Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Registration: Event website

Results: Event website

Sat 8 Jun- Sat 13 Jul 2019
Melbourne Winter Swim Series

Melbourne's first Winter Swim Series, brought to you by Rip Swim. The series gives you the opportunity to practise racing in winter or see how you can manage some cooler (not cold!) water, either with or without a wetsuit.

Come along each Saturday morning to experience the thrill of cold-water swimming. Race the clock, or just complete your nominated distance at your leisure.

1.5km, 1.0km, 500m 8am St Kilda Beach
(out the front of South Pacific Health Club 

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Registration: Register Now

Results: Event website

Sun 9 Jun 2019
Winter Swimming Carnival

The Brighton Baths Health Club presents the Winter Swimming Carnival.

Events include the Harry Raisbeck Winter Mile, John Dineen Half Mile and Ice Cube Dash.

Water temp around 12 degrees.

800m & 1600m 8:00am Brighton Baths Health Club
251 Esplanade, Brighton

Website: brightonbathshealthclub.com.au

Email: manager@brightonbathshealthclub.com.au

Event information contained here has not necessarily been verified with the organisers of each event. All care has been taken to ensure that this information is accurate, but Casey Seals Masters Swimming Club accepts no liability for any error or misprint and makes no guarantee of its accuracy.


Next Year's (2019-20) OWS Calendar

Below are the dates for the Victorian open water swimming events for next year. Some of these have been confirmed by the event organisers, and some are always on specified days (eg. Boxing Day and Australia Day), but most are just pencilled in for the same time as this year.

 Date Confirmed  Race/Event name & info Location Website / Contact / Results
Sat 16 Nov 2019 No Australian Corporate Games - Open Water Swim South Melbourne LSC

Website: corporategames.net.au

Email: info@corporategames.net.au

Sat 30 Nov 2019 No Open Water Clinic Williamstown S&LSC, Gloucester Reserve.

Website: mastersswimmingvic.org.au

Fri 6 Dec 2019 No The Rip Swim #1 Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Sun 15 Dec 2019 No WOW Challenge & Victorian Open Water Championships Williamstown S&LSC, Gloucester Reserve.

Website: wowchallenge.com.au / vic.swimming.org.au

Email: info@wowwilliamstown.com.au

Thu 26 Dec 2019
Boxing Day
Yes Pt Leo Swim Classic Point Leo SLSC.

Website: pointleoslsc.com.au

Sat 28 Dec 2019 Yes Anglesea Rock2Ramp Pt Roadnight, Anglesea.

Website: angleseaslsc.org.au / bananaboatswimkids.com

Email: info@angleseaslsc.org.au

Sat 4 Jan 2020 Yes Danger 1000 Ocean Swim, Torquay Torquay front beach.

Website: janjucsurfclub.com.au

Email: entries@janjucsurfclub.com.au

Sat 4 Jan 2020 Yes Rip View Swim Classic, Point Lonsdale Point Lonsdale front beach.

Website: pointlonsdaleslsc.asn.au

Email: rvscdirector@pointlonsdaleslsc.asn.au

Sat 4 Jan 2020 No Port Fairy Moyneyana Open Water Swim Port Fairy SLSC, Eastern Beach.

Website: shipwreckcoastswimseries.com.au

Sat 4 Jan 2020 No The Rip Swim #2 Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Sat 11 Jan 2020 No Lorne Pier to Pub Lorne SLSC.

Website: lornesurfclub.com.au

Sun 12 Jan 2020 No Sorrento Bay Swim Sorrento foreshore, near the Baths Jetty.

Website: sorrentoslsc.com/swim

Email: swim@sorrentoslsc.com

Fri 17 Jan 2020 No Mornington Twilight Swim Mornington LSC, Mills Beach.

Website: morningtonlsc.com.au

Email: info@morningtonlsc.com

Sat 18 Jan 2020 No Portsea Swim Classic Portsea front beach to Jarman Oval.

Website: portseasurf.com.au

Email: PSCinfo@portseasurf.com.au

Sat 18 Jan 2020 No Warrnambool Tony Ryan Memorial Swim Swim across Lady Bay, Warrnambool.

Website: shipwreckcoastswimseries.com.au

Sun 19 Jan 2020 No The Rip Swim #3 Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Sat 25 Jan 2020 No Queenscliff 180 Queenscliff pier, Symonds St.

Website: queenscliff180swim.com

Email: admin@queenscliff180swim.com

Sun 26 Jan 2020
Aust. Day
Yes MMAD Swim - Mt Martha Australia Day Swim Mt Martha beach,
The Esplanade.

Website: mmadswim.com.au

Email: mmadswim@mmlsc.com.au

Sun 26 Jan 2020
Aust. Day
Yes The Swimland Great Australia Day Swim Middle Brighton Pier and Marina

Website: greataustraliadayswim.com.au

Email: greataustraliadayswim@gmail.com

Sun 26 Jan 2020 No Ocean Grove Open Water Swim Festival Ocean Grove SLSC

Website: oceangroveslsc.asn.au

Email: admin@oceangroveslsc.asn.au

Sat 1 Feb 2020 No South Melbourne Port to Park Open Water Swim Lagoon Pier Port Melbourne, to Kerferd Pier Albert Park.

Website: southmelbournelsc.com.au

Email: porttopark@southmelbournelsc.com.au

Sun 2 Feb 2020 No Port Campbell 12 Apostles Plunge Port Campbell Bay.

Website: shipwreckcoastswimseries.com.au

Sun 2 Feb 2020 No The Rip Swim #4 Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Sun 2 Feb 2020 No Lake Daylesford Swim Lake Daylesford.
Registration and start near the change rooms off Leggatt Street

Email: Timothy.m.bach@gmail.com

Sun 9 Feb 2020 No Bathing Box Classic, Brighton Brighton Lifesaving Club
Dendy Beach, Brighton

Website: brightonlsc.com.au

Email: bathingboxclassic@brightonlsc.com.au

Sun 9 Feb 2020 No Indented Head Wreck2Reef Open Water Swim Indented Head Yacht Club, Bellarine Peninsula.

Website: wreck2reef.com.au

Sat 15 Feb 2020 No Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic Cowes.

Website: basscoastseries.com.au

Email: specialevents@woolamaibeach.asn.au

Sat 15 Feb 2020 No Sandy Point Current Cruiser Shallow Inlet at Sandy Point, South Gippsland

Website: waratahbeach.com.au

Email: Paul.Minahan@elders.com.au

Sun 16 Feb 2020 No Pier to Perignon Sorrento pier to Portsea pier.

Website: portseasurf.com.au

Email: P2Pinfo@portseasurf.com.au

Sat 22 Feb 2020 No Club to Club Edithvale LSC, The Esplanade to
Aspendale LSC, Groves St.

Website: club2clubswim.com.au

Email: club2clubswim@gmail.com

Sat 22 Feb 2020 No Moorpanyal Park 1000 Moorpanyal Park Beach, North Shore, Geelong.

Website: moorpanyal.com

Email: dale@aussiebattler.com.au

Sun 23 Feb 2020 Yes Jalna Big Bay Swim Sandridge Beach LSC Port Melb to Gem Pier Williamstown

Website: bigbayswim.com.au

Email: info@bigbayswim.com.au

Sat 29 Feb 2020 No Cerberus Swim Half Moon Bay SLSC, Sandringham.

Website: halfmoonbayslsc.com.au

Email: info@halfmoonbayslsc.com.au

Sat 29 Feb 2020 No Park 2 Pub Swim, Nagambie Lake Nagambie, Buckley Park boat ramp

Website: nagambieonwater.com.au

Email: info@nagambieonwater.com.au

Fri 6 Mar 2020 No Dip 4 Dempsey Lake Hume, Albury-Wodonga.
Albury Wodonga Yacht Club

Email: jade.clark@tabcorp.com.au

Fri 6 Mar 2020 No GVSS Presentations MSAC Albert Park

Website: GVSS page on cousinsswimmingtours.com

Sat 7 Mar 2020 No Mentone Marathon Mentone LSC, Beach Rd

Website: mentonelsc.com

Email: mentoneswim@gmail.com

Sat 14 Mar 2020 No Australian Beach Games: BeyondBlue Open Water Swim Frankston beach

Website: australianbeachgames.com.au

Email: info@eventpeople.com.au

Sun 22 Mar 2020 No Swim To The Rings, Ballarat Lake Wendourie, Ballarat

Website: ballarattriclub.com

Sun 22 Mar 2020 No Bonbeach LSC Open Water Swim Bonbeach LSC, Lord Weaver Grove.

Website: bonbeachlsc.com.au

Email: swim@bonbeachlsc.com.au

Tue 24 Mar 2020 No Victoria Police & Emergency Services Games - Open Water Swim Sandridge Beach, Port Melb

Website: emergencyservicesgames.org.au

Sat 4 Apr 2020 No Mentone Pink Caps Adventure Swim Mentone LSC, Beach Rd

Website: Mentone Pink Caps on Facebook

Email: mentoneswim@gmail.com

Sat 25 Apr 2020 No April Mystery Swim Mystery location!

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Sat 30 May 2020 No Winter Rip Swim Pt Nepean to Point Lonsdale

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Sat 6 Jun- Sat 11 Jul 2020 No Melbourne Winter Swim Series St Kilda Beach

Website: ripswim.com.au

Email: info@ripswim.com.au

Sun 7 Jun 2020 No Winter Swimming Carnival Brighton Baths Health Club

Website: brightonbathshealthclub.com.au

Email: manager@brightonbathshealthclub.com.au

Event information contained here has not necessarily been verified with the organisers of each event. All care has been taken to ensure that this information is accurate, but Casey Seals Masters Swimming Club accepts no liability for any error or misprint and makes no guarantee of its accuracy.



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