Darwin's Fannie Bay Swim Classic is the only open water ocean swim in Darwin and provides a social and community occasion that is focussed 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 2016 there were over 150 competitors, this is DSLSC 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