Rottnest Island – Champs of the Bay

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Registrations are open!

The Swimming WA Open Water Swimming (OWS) Series and the Rottnest Channel Swim Association are bringing open water swimming to kids this February.

On Sunday 25th  February kids from 7-13 years-old are invited to have a go in the annual Champs of the Bay swim. Featuring four distances – 150m, 300m, 450m and 600m, the event gives kids of all abilities the opportunity to have a go and test the waters of the OWS Series in a fun, friendly environment.

The event will kick off at 9:30 am in Thomson Bay (just north of the Ferry Jetty) where the kids will feel like real Rottnest Channel swimmers as they get their swimming cap and race tattoo.

Entry for Champs of the Bay is just $18.00 per child, including their same-day return ferry trip. Parents and friends of participants also receive a 25% discount on their same-day return ferry trip.

Date: Sunday 25th February 2018

Start time: 9:30am

Distances: 150m, 300m, 450m, 600m 

Age Group: 7-13