We are very pleased to confirm the swim will be back in 2021, on Sunday 18th July.
Further details about start time will be circulated in due course. Online ticket sales will open a few months prior to the swim.
Darwin's Fannie Bay Swim Classic is the only open water ocean swim in Darwin and provides a social and community occasion that is focused on the healthy sport of swimming. A major focus of the day is to encourage awareness that swimming is a lifelong sport and exercise, participation and competition is available for all age groups. In 2019 there were 250 competitors, this is Darwin SLSC largest fundraising event of the year.
Entrants can choose from a 1.2km or 2.1km course from East Point to the Trailer Boat Club. Minimum age 13yo
All proceeds go to Darwin Surf Life Saving Club
to continue their valuable lifesaving service to the community
Race Start: TBC
Long Course 2.1km - Pee Wee's below restaurant
Short Course 1.2km - Lake Alexander entrance
both courses will finish at The Darwin Trailer Boat Club
TIME TBC: Numbering and Singlet pick up
TIME TBC: One compulsory RACE BRIEFING near the Toilet block opposite Lake Alexander
TIME TBC: Race start
Swimmers to make their own way to the start line
There will be a container for shoes/thongs to go from the two start lines to the finish line
YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SWIM IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER (TIME TBC)
This is a fun event where competitors can use fins, snorkels, wetsuits, pull buoys.
This category is not eligible for medals.
You can wear whatever swimsuit you desire if you register for the Fun Category only.
Presentations will be held after the last competitor finishes at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club
Long Course: First Age category, Male and Female
Short Course: First, second, and third, Male and Female
LUCKY DOOR PRIZES
The club has a number of terrific sponsors who contribute to the club each year through their support of this event and we look forward to continuing these relationships in 2021 for the next Swim Classic.
The club would also like to thank all the participants who support the event and the club each year. We look forward to hosting you again in 2021 for our iconic swim.
2019 photos can be found on the Darwin SLSC facebook page. Click here.