Knysna Lagoon Mile Swim
This year 2021 there a large selection of prizes to be won across all categories of the Lagoon Mile Swim!
Due to the increase in out break of COVID-19 in the Garden Route and concern for the safety of competitors, organizers and the public we have had to make the call that we will not be holding the Splash Swim on the 28th December 2020.
We however have rescheduled the swim to the morning of the 3rd April 2021 – this is the Easter Week end – High Tide will be around 08:00
All those who have entered for the 28th will automatically be migrated to the April the 3 rd Swim
Swim entries are open for the 3 rd April
Registration will open on Friday, 02 April 2021 15:00 to 19:00 “The Loft” Knysna Yacht Club parking area for the Knysna Knysna Open Water Swim (3000m) Lagoon Mile Swim (1650m) and the Junior Swim (450m).
All events start from the Knysna Yacht Club .
The 3000m course start at the Knysna Yacht Club Jetty rounds a bouy then goes around the Yacht Club, turns right into the small harbour, goes under the bridge, around the Quays island and back the first bouy to then repeat the course then back to the finish at the hobie slipway.
The 1650m course starts at the Knysna Yacht Club Hobie Slipway goes around the Yacht Club, turns right into the small harbour, goes under the bridge, around the Quays island and back to the finish at the hobie slipway.
The Junior Swim (450m) starts at 16:00 after the Knysna Open Water Swim at the same venue and goes around the Yacht Club into the harbour to finish at the John Benn slipway.
The Junior Swim is for 10 year old’s and younger and only the first 3 girls and the first 3 boys will receive medals. Parents and other age groups may also take part but will not be eligible for medals.
Each participant’s time will be recorded. Swimmers who complete the one mile course will receive a medal. There will be special medals in each race category for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. The winners in each male and female category will receive cash prizes.
Race categories are: Male and female 11 – 13; 14 – 17; 18 – 27; 28 – 39; 40 and over.
450m swim: R160.00.
Knysna Open Water Swim: R 300.00
Lagoon Mile Swim: R250.00.
Caps are compulsory for the swim – the caps may be purchased separately @R80.00 a cap
The Event will be held according to the prevailing COVID-19 regulations
if the event is canceled due to COVID-19 rulings, entry fees will not be refunded but entry will carry over for 2021 Splash.