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200m Junior Swim


A perfect way to get your children involved in ocean swimming. Open to children 12 years and under, the course is split between girls and boys.


Enter Online  - $20.00


  • Check in is between 8:15am and 9:30am near the Rotunda (near cnr The Esplanade & Mandolong Rd). Please get there early to avoid delays.
  • All swimmers need to collect a race pack on the day. Your race packs include your numbered swim cap.


Join the fight to help beat childhood cancer by getting people to sponsor you online. Set up your fundraising page when you enter or go to the Fundraiser page now and set up your own personal fundraising page.

Alexander Patrick Hall trophy

Raise more than $200 on the Balmoral Swim Fundraising platform by 8 pm on Saturday before the race as an individual  and you will be eligible to be part of the Alexander Patrick Hall trophy.

On the Day

Please be mindful of social distancing requirements.


All competitors will need to check in at the junior group desk to pick up caps and timing tags.

Check in is near the Rotunda (near cnr The Esplanade & Mandolong Rd).  

Check-in: 8:15am - 9:45am

Start time: 10:00 am 

Bag drop
  • There will be a bag drop tent located on the grass next to the Rotunda open from 8:00am – 11:00am
  • You will be required to provide details (name and mobile number) so we can attach it to your bag for minding.

Please note the event will take care of your belongings, but no responsibility will be taken for valuables or clothing that are lost or damaged.

Swimmers with a disability

The Balmoral Swim welcomes swimmers with a disability. For more information see this link


Toilets are located at the north, south and centre of Balmoral Beach at Bathers Pavilion, Balmoral Baths and the Bus shed.

Event Village

This year you can enjoy the event with the whole family in the outdoors. There will be entertainment, food, warm down zones & more.
Balmoral Beach also has some great cafes and coffee shops and places to picnic so stay around after the event and enjoy beautiful Balmoral.

COVID safe

This event will follow any health/COVID restrictions that may be in place at the time of the swim.

We ask that all swimmers do not come to the event if :

  • you are feeling unwell or have someone at home who is unwell
  • you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are a  close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 and you have not completed the required quarantine period as outlined by NSW Health
Cancellation Policy

In the case where the Event has to be cancelled, entry fees for those swimmers who entered this year will credited to next years junior event. Any registrations carried over from previous years cancellations will not be credited to the next years event.

If the Events swimmer participation numbers need to be restricted due to changing COVID restrictions the competitors will be chosen on a first come first served basis. Entry fees will be credited to next years event for those who do not make the cut of swimmers participating. 

Refunds or credits will not be made for any additional items purchased, such as event merchandise and charitable donations

Results and Presentations

All the results will be posted online later in the day.
The presentation will occur immediately after the race. Prizes will not be posted out if you are not there to claim your prize.

Social Media

On the day, don't forget to use the hashtag below and @ us throughout the day on Facebook and Instagram.

Getting There

Public Transport

To get to Balmoral you can catch a 114 bus from Royal North Shore hospital or a 238 bus from Taronga zoo. For more information visit Sydney buses info.


Balmoral Beach provides metered parking on the Esplanade and 2 hr parking on Awaba, Waitovu and Hunter streets.


Winners: 1st, 2nd, 3rd for male & female

All children participating get a medal

Perenial Trophy for the highest fundraisers

The Alexander Patrick Hall trophy is awarded to both the individual swimmer and team who raise the most money for the Balmoral Swim each year. Judges will award the prize to the team and the individual who have raised the most money by 8pm on the Saturday before the race. Set up your Fundraise page when you enter or do it later and see how you are going in the Alexander Patrick Hall trophy .