Port Melbourne to Williamstown

Swim News

Looking for Sponsors!

As a fund raising event for worthy local causes the Big Bay Swim, via the Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand, is always looking for new businesses who want to come on board and sponsor our swim.

Funds raised go to supporting projects in local communities and around the world and sponsorship provides fantastic positive exposure for brands.

We have many packages on offer, from $250 to $10,000 so why not take a look? Head to our contact page if you are interested in sponsoring our swim!

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2019 Early Bird Entries!

Chloё McCardel, Jalna Dairy Foods and Rotary are excited to invite you to enter the Jalna Big Bay Swim – from Port Melbourne to Williamstown (3.2km) – on Sunday, February 24, 2019 and in doing so you will be help celebrate our 30th year of the Big Bay Swim (the only open water swim across Port Philip Bay).

We are delighted to be part of the Cousins’ Great Victorian Swim Series again. You can earn invaluable GVSS points!

Get your entries in before January 16th and be in the draw for a major Early Bird prize and a discounted
entry fee.

Thanks to your support the Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand, Williamstown has raised thousands of dollars for Kids with Cancer, youth leadership programs and community organisations over the years.

And there’ll be a big family festival afterwards on Williamstown’s Commonwealth Reserve, with live music and market stalls.

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Thank you Sponsors!

The Jalna Big Bay Swim + Festival are fund raising events which allow the Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand to continue our work in the community, supporting such organisations as Challenge Cancer and the National Breast Cancer Foundation in additional to local projects like the Hobsons Bay Summer Writing Prize for kids.

None of the work we do would be possible without the generous support of our sponsors who make the Jalna Big Bay Swim possible.

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Early Bird – Closing Soon!

Early Bird Registration for the 2019 30th Anniversary Big Bay Swim is closing on the 16th of January!

Get in quick to take advantage of a discount on their entry fee as well as a cap and commemorative tee-shirt.
Click here to register

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2015 Swim Results!

Thank you for your patience in waiting for the results for this years swim.

You can view your times by clicking here.

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Sponsorship available!

We have a number of sponsorship packages available for organisations looking to align themselves with this great fundraising event!

With great media coverage and excellent support form the community and visitors alike this is a great opportunity to promote your brand whilst supporting the amazing work that the Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand does in the local area.

If you would like more information about becoming a sponsor please contact us and request our sponsorship brochure.


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Open for Registration!

The 2019 Big Bay swim is now open for registration!  Early bird closes on the 10th February…so be quick.  Any swimmers who registered and paid last year [2018 cancelled event] will receive a $10.oo cash refund, payable on the day.

To register and take advantage of the early bird special please head to the registration page to sign up!


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2014 Results

Congratulations to everyone who swam in the 2014 Big Bay Swim, It was a fantastic effort by all and we hope you had a great time.

The official results for the 2014 Big Bay Swim, and previous years, can be found at the link below.

click here to view the 2013 big bay swim results

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