||South Beach, Fremantle
The swim was first held in 1922 and was won by 14-year-old, Maisie Boyle, who we proudly include as part of the swim's logo. The Fremantle Ports Swim Thru is an annual event which forms part of the WA Masters Swimming, WOW Open Water Swim series, "the community swim series for all." The swim offers 3 distances: 3.2km, 1.6 and a Try-it 250m.
This classic event is open to all swimmers 11 years of age and over, with the swimming ability to be able to complete 1 lap of the 1.6km ocean swim safely and within a reasonable time. The fastest male and female for this event will get their names engraved on the Masie Boyle trophy.
This 3.2km challenge is open to all swimmers 12 years of age and over, with the swimming ability to be able to swim two laps of 1.6km course to complete the 3.2km ocean swim safely and within a reasonable time.
250m Try-It Swim:
Non-competitive/introductory swim over 250m course for swimmers 8 years of age and over and new to open water swimming. Guides will accompany swimmers.
|7:15am||Late registrations close|
|7:30am ||All other registrations close ? no exceptions|
|7:45am ||Mandatory Race Briefing|
|9:30am||Presentations near the Rotunda at Southern end of South Beach Park|
The Fremantle Masters Swimming Club (Freo Fins)
0429 493 443
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|HOW TO ENTER:
You need to scroll down to the bottom of this page and click the "Next" button on the right hand side to continue.
Then you select the distance you wish to enter and complete the entry form.
- Early bird (closes midnight Sunday 15th November): 1.6km or 3.2km Fremantle Ports Swim - $30
- From Monday 16th November: 1.6km or 3.2km Fremantle Ports Swim - $35
- Late registrations/on race day prior to 7.15am - $40
- Try-it Swim Thru - $12
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This event will implement appropriate strategies to minimise the risk of COVID- 19 transmission and comply with any or all government requirements on mass gatherings.
Location & Parking
South Beach, South Fremantle.
Access is via South Terrace & Douro Rd. Parking is available on Wilson Park at end of South Terrace. UBD Map 345 Q3.
Click here for South Beach Map.
Keep hydrated on the day and be plastic free, BYO your own water bottle to re-fill using the available water bubbler.
Assistance will be available for any swimmer who requires assistance to get from the water to the beach.
Wetsuits/other swim equipment/jewellery
Wetsuits may be worn for all events but wearers will not be eligible for prizes.
Snorkels and flippers/fins are not permitted.
Swimmers must not wear watches and any jewellery as it poses a risk to other swimmers. Anyone wearing such jewellery will be asked to remove it.
The event may be cancelled on short notice, including on the day of the event, due to various concerns including, but not limited to; severe weather, safety concerns and/or COVID 19 restrictions. In such event refunds will not be made.
If you have any old towels, please bring them down to the beach to donate to St Pats.
A BBQ Breakfast provided by Jandakot Lakes Lions Club is available for pre-purchase when you register or can be purchased on the day (eftpos facilities available).
- Bacon and Egg Rolls $5
- Pancakes $3
- Soft drinks $1.50
- Instant coffee $1
Online entries close midnight Thursday 10th December 2020. Late entry will be available on race day at the venue until 7:15am.