Victorians love their swimming. With over 1,800 kilometres of coastline, as well as rivers, lakes, outdoor pools and aquatic centres, swimming opportunities are sure to be nearby.
Head to the coast for the excitement of a traditional swimming event in the open sea. Watch the competitors battle it out or join in the race yourself.
February. The event consists of a swim across the channel from San Remo to Newhaven, then a foot race across the bridge back to San Remo. On the day, San Remo comes alive with a number of activities for visitors and spectators including a market, food stalls, childrens rides, a fashion parade, a hole-in-one golf challenge and live music and entertainment.
Location: San Remowww.basscoastseries.com.au
For fun in the water during the warmer times of year, enjoy a swim in one of Victoria's public pools. For year round water activities, visit an aquatic centre with their indoor heated pools and other recreational facilities.