2024/25 Key Dates

Sep

Swimmers Seminar

Learn about what to expect to be prepared for the upcoming South32 Rottnest Channel Swim.

  • Who: All swimmers
  • When: TBC – September 2024
  • Where: TBA

Oct

Solos, Tandem Solos and LCC Teams Registration Dates

  • Who: Solos, tandem solos and Lavan Charity Challenge teams
  • When: October 2024
  • Where: Online

Please note, LCC team registrations close once sold-out as spots are limited!

Oct

Solo Qualifying Swim

  • Who: Solo swimmers who haven’t completed a Rottnest Channel Swim in the previous two years
  • When: TBC
  • Where: Any eligible open water swim (find more information on the Qualifying Swim page)

Oct

Duo Registrations

  • Who: Duos
  • When: October 2024
  • Where: Online

Nov

Team Registrations

  • Who: Teams
  • When: October 2024
  • Where: Online

Nov

Nutrition & Injury Prevention Workshop

Learn about vital nutrition and injury prevention tips to prepare for the upcoming South32 Rottnest Channel Swim.

  • Who: All swimmers
  • When: November 2024
  • Where: TBA

Jan

Volunteer Briefing

  • Who: Compulsory for all volunteers
  • When: 10am Saturday, 18 January 2025
  • Where: TBA

Jan

Skipper Registration Completed

  • Who: Compulsory for all skippers to register or risk their swimmers being disqualified
  • When: TBC
  • Where: Online

Feb

Lavan Charity Challenge Briefing

  • Who: Invitation only for Lavan Charity Challenge participants
  • When: TBC
  • Where:  Perth CBD – venue TBA

Feb

Metro Safety Briefing

  • Who: Compulsory for all solos, and at least one member of each duo/team. It’s also recommended that support boat skippers attend
  • When: February 2025
  • Where: HBF Stadium, Mount Claremont

Support Crew Info Session

  • Who: Recommended for all skippers, paddlers and support crew members
  • When: After the Metro Safety Briefing
  • Where: HBF Stadium, Mount Claremont

21
Feb

International, Interstate and Regional Briefing

  • Who: Invitation only for international, interstate and regional competitors
  • When: 10am Friday, 22 February 2025
  • Where: TBA

22
Feb

2025 South32 Rottnest Channel Swim

  • Who: All participants and volunteers on the day
  • When: Saturday, 22 February 2025
  • Where: Cottesloe Beach (Mudurup) to Rottnest Island (Wadjemup)

2025 Virtual Rottnest Channel Swim

  • Who: Those who aren’t attending the actual Event but still wish to complete the swim
  • When: Saturday, 22 February 2025
  • Where: Your local registered pool