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May 8, 2021

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With just over four weeks to go, local swimmers are gearing up for the 25th annual Beach Hotel Ocean Swim Classic and the Westpac Mini-Swim. The event is proudly sponsored by Echonetdaily.

The two events will happen on 6 May, and entry forms can be submitted online at www.byronbayoceanswimclassic.com.au.

Should you wish to mail in your form, and either cheque or money order, you can pick up an entry form from the local Byron Bay Swimming Pool entrance, the Beach Hotel bottle shop or reception at Bay Royal Apartments.

The Winter Whales are on the Surf Club deck from 9.30 to 10.30am each Sunday morning should you like to drop by and enter there as well.

The Ocean Swim Classic is an approximately 2km swim from Wategos Beach, around The Pass and across the Bay to Main Beach and is open to 12-year-olds and over. The Mini-Swim is a fun event to introduce swimmers to the joys of ocean swimming, is around 800m from Clarkes Beach to Main Beach, and is open to swimmers from the age of nine years.

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