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New South Wales Swimming Events

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JAN26
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Newcastle Harbour SwimNewcastle, New South Wales, AU

Newcastle's iconic Australia Day harbor swim will return next year after the management team gained approval to run the event. There were fears the trans-harbor swim would never return after our club was forced to cancel it in January last year due to safety concerns and increased marine activity.

Club president Callan Nickerson said the swim had been running for 24 years and had only been canceled twice.Its a really uniquely Newcastle event and we wanted to ensure it had a future, he said.

The swim is a great way to kick off your Australia Day and not something that we wanted to lose. You dont get to swim across the worlds biggest coal port every day.Up to 400 swimmers from across NSW and Queensland are expected to compete in the ocean swim on January 26.

AUD $25 - AUD $55
1.4k • 700m
Newcastle Harbour Swim
JAN27
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The Big SwimPalm Beach NSW, Australia

Thought to be New South Wales longest continuing running ocean swim with its first start in 1974, THE BIG SWIM presented by the Whale Beach Surf Lifesaving Club in association with Macquarie is a journey swim, not around the buoys in a bay, or up and down a beach outside the break but a true ocean swim, from Palm Beach to Whale Beach around the headland through the Tasman Sea.

Held on the last Sunday of January each year with a distance of 2.5 - 2.8 km, it is known as THE BIG SWIM because it is BIG. Conditions vary from dead calm to testing south-easterly or uncomfortable nor'easters which can arrive early in summer with swells from all directions making for challenging swimming when you breathe to the left.

AUD $30 - AUD $70
The Big Swim • The Little Swim • Both Swims (2.8km + 1km)
The Big Swim
FEB3
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Cole Classic SydneyManly, New South Wales, AU

The Sydney Morning Herald Cole Classic will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Experience Sydneys Northern Beaches with our iconic Cole Classic 1km, 2km, and 5km ocean swims celebrating 36 years.

Thousands of swimmers will gather in Manly to take part in one of Australia's largest ocean swims. This iconic event gives participants the opportunity to test their abilities over 1km, 2km, and 5km courses. The event aims to raise much-needed funds for more than 500 charities, including the Dee Why and Manly Surf Life Saving Clubs.

AUD $20 - AUD $85
1k • 2k • 5k
Cole Classic Sydney
FEB23
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Big Husky Triathlon FestivalHuskisson, New South Wales, AU

Fourteen years strong and not slowing down, be part of Australias favourite long-course! The Big Husky Triathlon Festival has grown to become one of Australias most loved of the Long Course events. 2019 marks 14 years of Big Husky excitement!

Along with the Ultimate Distance race, there is a packed Huskisson triathlon program that includes Sprint & Super Sprint distance triathlons, Ocean Swim, Fun Runs, MINIMAN kids triathlon and a massive Health & Lifestyle Expo.

This years festival also features a new event the popular Classic Distance Triathlon.

Huskisson is a spectacular spot to race and holiday with great local cafes and restaurants, a range of accommodation from camping, cabins, motels, the famous Husky Pub through to beach front homes.

AUD $20 - AUD $175
500m Ocean Swim • 1km Ocean Swim • 10k • 5k • Other • Super Sprint • Sprint • Aquabike
Big Husky Triathlon Festival
MAR2
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Splash WollongongNorth Wollongong, New South Wales, AU

The Wollongong SPLASH is a program of events to experience ocean and harbour swims, swim-runs, beach runs and community events that the whole family, of any age, can participate in. This is a fun celebration of sand, surf, and beach fitness on the beautiful Illawarra coast.

The 2019 event has 3 Aquathon events: the Big Aqua, Mini Aqua, and the Kidz Aqua. The event also has 3 harbour swims with distances of 2km, 800m, and 400m. There really is something for every one!

Illawarra's picture perfect North Wollongong Beach and historic boat harbour, (an easy 80k south of Sydney) set the perfect landscape...

AUD $25 - AUD $60
Big Aqua • Mini Aqua • Kids Aqua • Basin 2 Beach • 800m Swim • 400m Swim
Splash Wollongong
APR5
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Long Course Weekend Jervis BayHuskisson, New South Wales, AU

The stunning Jervis Bay, NSW is the home to The Long Course Weekend (LCW) in 2019. The unique event lasts three days and this fun, inclusive format is ideal for clubs, training groups and families to come along and enjoy the benefits of training and racing together.

The weekend kicks off on Friday evening, where the LCW athletes have The Jervis Bay Swim to complete a 3.8km open water swim that takes place at Jervis Bay. The Swim also has a 1.9km and 950m distances.

On Saturday the attention turns to The Jervis Bay Grand Fondo, a 180km ride of undulating countryside that also incorporates 90km and 45km distances to attract athletes of all abilities.

To finish the weekend, the athletes will complete The Run a 42.2km marathon taking in the beautiful coastline of Jervis Bay and Huskinson. There is also a 21.1km run and a 10km run which allows everyone to be involved.

More than 1500 competitors are expected to attend the LCW with approximately 300 athletes attempting to receive the Long Course Weekend medal, which entails completing all three of the longest distances. Successful LCW athletes will be awarded with the LCW medal and polo shirt at the finish line presentation on Sunday after the marathon.

AUD $15 - AUD $330
Ironman • Kids Splash 'n' Dash • Splash 'n' Dash • 3.8km Swim • 1.9km Swim • 950m Open Water • 180km Bike • 90km Bike • 45km Bike • Marathon • Half Marathon • 30km Run • 10k • 5k
Long Course Weekend Jervis Bay
JAN26
Ruby Island SwimWaterfall, New South Wales, AU

The Ruby' series of swims incorporate distances from 10km to 200m. Each event is more than just a race. It's about taking in and enjoying everything the water and surroundings, above and below the line, has to offer. All the swims start and finish at Waterfall Creek either side of the rocky outcrop which forms the perfect natural Start / Finish beach area. The lake bed drops away quickly from here with it being covered in large, and it must be said, rather painful stones, so beware. Registration and admin will be in tents under the two large willows just back from the lake edge. There will be changing tents here too.

AUD $59 - AUD $99
The Ruby 10 • Big Ruby • The Ruby • TROT Jetty • The Island • Little Gems
Ruby Island Swim
JAN26
The Sydney Harbour SplashRose Bay, New South Wales, AU

The Sydney Harbour Splash is a fun and exciting ocean swimming event for all ages and abilities. Returning for its 2nd year on 26th January we will be celebrating Australia Day the right way with a splash in the worlds best harbour! The iconic swims start at Rose Bay and follow the coastline giving participants stunning views of the Harbour Bridge as they go.

This year we are adding a splash of fluro and teaming up with OneWave, a non-profit surf community tackling mental health issues with a simple recipe...saltwater therapy, surfing and fluro. Dress up in your brightest outfits, bring your biggest smiles and get involved in our novelty Surfboard Challenge. Profits will go to OneWave.

Swimming Australia is proudly supporting this years event and inviting everyone to take part in Australia Swims, a 9-day celebration of water. The first 600 entries in any of the swims get an exclusive Sydney Harbour towel, valued at $40, so grab your friends & family and enter before Nov 30 to also save $20 on the final entry fee.

5k • 2.5k • 1k • Surfboard Challenge
The Sydney Harbour Splash
FEB10
North Bondi Classic Ocean SwimSydney, New South Wales, AU

Welcome to the North Bondi Classic Ocean Swim - a flagship Australian swimming event.

Take your pick between a 1km and 2km course with record crowds cheering you on.

2k • 1k
North Bondi Classic Ocean Swim
FEB16
MS 24hr Mega Swim – SheppartonShepparton, Victoria, AU

The MS 24 Hour Mega Swim is a fun team relay event where teams have a swimmer in the water for the entire 24 hours and compete for laps swum and money raised, in support for people living with multiple sclerosis. It is one of Australias most popular and fastest-growing fundraising events, bringing communities together.

Booking Closed
24 Hour Mega Swim
MS 24hr Mega Swim – Shepparton
MAR2
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MS 24 Hour Mega Swim – LeetonLeeton, New South Wales, AU

The MS 24 Hour Mega Swim is a fun team relay event where teams have a swimmer in the water for the entire 24 hours and compete for laps swum and money raised, in support for people living with multiple sclerosis. It is one of Australias most popular and fastest-growing fundraising events, bringing communities together.

AUD $30 - AUD $45
24 Hrs Mega Swim
MS 24 Hour Mega Swim – Leeton
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