SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2021 Swimming ability check for 8-12 year olds


You are receiving this email as you have a child aged between 8 and 12 years who is entered in the 2021 SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim, the One Mile Swim to Shore or Busselton Jetty Kids Swim.

This year’s event requires documentary evidence that 8 to 12 year old swimmers hold a minimum Level 8 Swimming Certificate or equivalent (parent or guardian to provide details)

This applies to all 8-12 year old swimmers participating as Solo or Team swimmers in the main Jetty Swim, in the One Mile Swim to Shore, or in the Kids Swim.

We’re happy to accept a signed letter from a qualified swim coach or swimming instructor that your child is confident in the sea beyond their depth and has the skills required to attain the following standard.

Stage 8Water/Surf WiseCapacity to swim effectively using a range of strokes over 150m.

Alternatively a finishers certificate from an event of that length or greater may well be suitable.

The certificate or letter can to be scanned – or take a photo with your phone – and forwarded via email to by 11:59pm Western Standard Time 31 January 2021.

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