Swim Trials

Open Water Swim Trial, 8th October 2017 (Important – Please read carefully)

Time: 8am to 9.30am

Venue: Beachfront, East Coast Park Area F2

Swim Trial Focus/Objective:

To ensure that participants wishing to take part in the Singapore Aquathlon are able to demonstrate a level of competency to complete the swim course of their chosen race.

  • The swim trial is compulsory for all participants who have never swam in the open water. For relay teams, if the swimmer has never swam in the open water they must complete the swim trials.
  • There will be no more pool trials for this year; only open water swim trials. Participants must be able to complete their race distance in the open water to be able to qualify for the race.
  • Expert coaching advice, careful supervision as well as strict safety measures will be in place at the trials. A non-refundable admin fee of S$15 for each open water swim trial will be charged to the participant.
  • If you book a test and do not turn up, you will not be allowed to race.
  • If you do not pass the swim trial, you will be refunded 80% of your race entry fee.
  • The participants have to complete the Swim Trials Session according to the criteria:
  1. Kids Distance (200m) within 8 minutes
  2. Youth and Mini Distance (400m) within 16 minutes
  3. Sprint and Junior Distance (750m) within 35 minutes
  4. Standard Distance (1500m) within 50 minutes

For more information, please contact us.