New look Victorian Open Water Championships

10 September 2019
Open Water
Written by: Swimming Victoria

Swimming Victoria is excited to launch the inaugural Victorian Open Water Championships Series (VOWCS). The series marks the beginning of a reinvigorated Open Water Championships format which will provide more opportunities for Victorians to compete in open water events and more opportunities to become a Victorian Open Water State Champion!

We’ve partnered with Williamstown, Jan Juc, Mornington, Mt Martha, Half Moon Bay and Mentone Life Saving Clubs to deliver this exciting summer series, which includes the following events:





Saturday 14

WOW Challenge

Williamstown Beach, Victoria

Saturday 28

Mornington 5km Swim

Mills Beach, Mornington


Saturday 4

Jan Juc – Danger Swim Series

Torquay Front Beach, Victoria

Friday 17

Mornington Twilight Swim

Mills Beach, Mornington

Sunday 26

Mount Martha Australia Day Swim

Mt Martha Beach, Victoria

Sat 25 – Mon 27

Australian Open Water Swimming Championships

Brighton Jetty, Adelaide


Saturday 29

Half Moon Bay Cerberus Swim Classic

Half Moon Beach, Victoria

MARCH 2020

Saturday 14

Mentone Marathon

Beaumaris Bay, Victoria

Swimmers who wish to take part in the Victorian Open Water Championships must register with Swimming Victoria and meet the minimum requirements for their age/distance as outlined in the Competition Information booklet. Please note – swimmers must also register with the surf lifesaving club for each competition in which they wish to swim.

For more information on this exciting new series and to register, click here.

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