Solstice Swim NEARLY FINAL Program

Program for the Day 

 
07.00 Registration opens for all swim legs in front of Alex SLSC
 
Get your T shirts & delegated swim caps
Pick up goodies bag
 
 
8.00 Warm Up in the park with Josh Every - "the best PT on the Sunshine Coast"
  In Buhk park for the swimmers before going into the water 
 
Josh will be doing warm ups 15 mins before each swim leg start
 
 
All swims start and finish in front of Alex SLSC
 
 
8.30 .......... 5 km swim starts 
 
This swim is for serious swimmers only. It will be consist of a short, medium and long legs all within the Alex Headland bay.
 
9.00 ..........3 km swim starts 
 
A testing swim length for those who have completed this length of course previously. 
 
09.30 ....... 1 km swim starts 
A shorter swim leg, for those cool dudes who are more comfortable with the 1 km length. 
 
 
11.30 Trophy & cheque presentation by major sponsor LPE in Alex SLSC   
 
 
12.00 - 16.00 Raffles, Drinks vouchers Entertainment at the Alex SLSC 

What to Expect...

 
Come along to Alex SLSC in the middle of Winter to show your support for the Salty Souls Legacy
 
This year Alex Rotary and Alex SLSC have got together to run the Winter Solstice Swim legs in aid of the Sunshine Coast Community helpers.
 
We're usually guaranteed beautiful Sunshine Coast weather for the swims which are a great opportunity to shake off those mid - winter blues with a dip in the ocean in front of the Alex SLSC.
 

The courses

All the courses will be clearly marked in the bay by buoys. Thank you Mooloolaba Yacht club for the loan of their huge YACHT BUOYS. There will be SLSC wardens on the course and will follow the stragglers in to the finish. 
 
All swims start and finish on the beach in front of the SLSC. You will be able to time yourself to check your personal best. Volunteers with computer and stopwatch will time all swimmers. 
 
We'll have volunteers to give personal tomes (stopwatch) and have results and presentations straight afterwards in teh Bluff Bar
 
Different courses will have different colour caps.
 
  • The 1 km, 3km and 5km swim should only be attempted by very experienced ocean swimmers and if you have any reservations, please discuss your concerns with the swim captain on the day. 
  • There will be a compulsory safety briefing prior to swim starts.
  • The swimmers will be set off in order
  • The course may be changed by the SLSC to suit the conditions on the day
 
 
Registration well ahead of time will ensure a better chance of getting the right size T shirt.
 
 
Entries and Prizes
Entry Fees
 
1,3 or 5km Swims                        $50             
 
All swim entrants will receive ....
 
  • SWIM bag with lots of vouchers
  • Swim cap
  • SWIM T shirt 
But most important...
 
  • A REALLY GOOD FEELING by helping the Salty Souls Legacy ....a great Sunshine Coast cause 
 
Prizes 
 
Folks, it is a charity fundraising swim for kids a lot worse off than most of ours, but here is an incentive for you ..or a further donation if you like. laughsmiley
 
1st Male 5km - $300
1st Female 5km - $300
 
1st Male 3km - $200
1st Female 3km $200
 
1st Male 1km - $100
1st Female 1km - $100
 
and a trophy to the male and female winner of each leg.....  
 
 
 
 
Giant Multi- Draw Raffle Prizes 
 
  • We'll be running raffles at the club with some fantastic prizes to be won
 
All monies raised will go to Salty Souls, Alex SLSC & Local Rotary Projects. 
Swim Course Outline Only
SWIM COURSES - subject to change on the day
 a safety briefing will be held before each swim 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Alex Rotary SunnyCoast Winter Solstice Swim is
on Sunday June 27th at Alex SLSC 
 
Come and enjoy a mid winter swim on the Sunny Coast.
Pick your swim distance and join in for a day of fun at Alex SLSC while supporting the Rotary Community Causes
 
 
 
 
 
                                                      
 
 
 
SalTy Souls 
 
This year we want to get behind Sunshine Coast charity, SalTy Souls Legacy. SalTy Souls is a legacy charity set up in loving memory of Tyler Kennedy who tragically passed away in 2017. You can follow the SalTy Souls story on Facebook or Instagram or via the website www.saltysoulslegacy.org and show your support by whatever way you can, taking part in swim, donations, sponsorship or just coming along to say Hi and keep up the good work. 
 
The Sunshine Coast has some amazing volunteer groups doing some fantastic work with helping all members of the community, and the SalTy Souls group are a great example of the passion that a family have to create a legacy for a lost loved one.
SPONSORS
 
Rotary is a not for profit community group that has clubs all over the world,helping volunteers make a difference. But more than than that ..all our volunteers give freely of their time and "service before self" is one of our ideals. 
 
That means that we try not to hold onto any fundraising money, and get it out to those folk who need it. 
 
So we couldn't hold these events without the help of our sponsors and supporters.
 
So a BIG thank you to these sponsors of the SunnyCoast Solstice Swim
 
TROPHY SPONSORS
 
 
 
 
 
GOLD SPONSORS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
"POSITIVE CHANGE QUICKLY"
 
 
 
 
 
For all your office and school furniture
 
 
 
SILVER SPONSORS
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

 

What to Expect...

 
Come along to Alex SLSC in the middle of Winter to show your support for the Salty Souls Legacy
 
This year Alex Rotary and Alex SLSC have got together to run the Winter Solstice Swim legs in aid of the Sunshine Coast Community helpers.
 
We're usually guaranteed beautiful Sunshine Coast weather for the swims which are a great opportunity to shake off those mid - winter blues with a dip in the ocean in front of the Alex SLSC.
 

The courses

All the courses will be clearly marked in the bay by buoys. Thank you Mooloolaba Yacht club for the loan of their huge YACHT BUOYS. There will be SLSC wardens on the course and will follow the stragglers in to the finish. 
 
All swims start and finish on the beach in front of the SLSC. You will be able to time yourself to check your personal best. Volunteers with computer and stopwatch will time all swimmers. 
 
We'll have volunteers to give personal tomes (stopwatch) and have results and presentations straight afterwards in teh Bluff Bar
 
Different courses will have different colour caps.
 
  • The 1 km, 3km and 5km swim should only be attempted by very experienced ocean swimmers and if you have any reservations, please discuss your concerns with the swim captain on the day. 
  • There will be a compulsory safety briefing prior to swim starts.
  • The swimmers will be set off in order
  • The course may be changed by the SLSC to suit the conditions on the day
 
 
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Extreme Weather Contingency
As with any ocean activity, we may have to change plans to suit the weather. So some changes may be necessary on the day. If the weather is bad we will endeavour to offer an alternative course. We'll do whatever we can to ensure a fun and competitive swim on the day.
 
Stay tuned to the SLSC facebook page.
 
Postponement
 
If the weather is so bad that nothing can be done on the day, we will hold the event at an alternative weekend. 
 
Communication 
 
Once you register and give the club your email address we will keep in touch with any last minute changes via email