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Swimathon Rules & Guidelines

  1. Please arrive at the pool 15 minutes before your session is due to start so that a lane can be allocated to you.

  2. You may alternate strokes if you wish.

  3. It is important to observe lane etiquette and avoid congestion in the pool.

  4. The use of any equipment, such as buoyancy aids, fins or paddles that will assist you with your swim, are not permitted by YPW Squad members age 12 years and above. Non-members and those 11 and under, may use appropriate swimming aids or equipment.

  5. Stay hydrated, drink plenty of water and keep your energy levels up.

  6. All swimmers are encouraged to bring their own lap counter (support person).

  7. Always be alert to any instruction given by the event organisers, they will be happy to offer guidance to swimmers, lap counters and spectators.

  8. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and directly supervised by an adult at all times.

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