'Up in the Eyre' Two Day Swimming Carnival at the ryan mitchell swim centre in Port Augusta.
Annually, the West Coast Swimming Club with support from the Port Augusta Swimming Club host a two day, Long Course (50m) swimming carnival. This year's event will take place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of December 2023 at the Ryan Mitchell Swim Centre, Port Augusta.
This event is staged to support swimmers achieving the qualification standards necessary to allow entry into the following January's South Australian Country Championship event. The Ryan Mitchell Swim Centre has undergone a major upgrade to facilities thanks to the Port Augusta City Council's investment of $3 million dollars. BRAND NEW competition blocks are in place for this years event!
check out the ryan mitchell swim centre redevelopment
OPEN FOR ENTRIES ON SWIM CENTRAL
Day 1 Reminders
- Gates open at 11.45am - Warm Up at 12 noon - First race at 1pm
- All spectators must pre-purchase their entry tickets via Swim Central.
- Two day programs $5.00 to be purchased through Swim Central prior to the event.
- Gates open at 7.45am - Warm Up at 8am - First race at 9.00am
- Swimmers entering the 1500m event can request a split at the 800m mark.
- Bacon and egg BBQ available for breakfast. Catering available for lunch. Pool kiosk open. Card transactions preferred.
Lucky squares, Lolly jars and Raffles
Lucky squares will be available on both Saturday and Sunday of ‘Up in the Eyre’ in Port Augusta with the winners announced on Sunday 3rd of December 2021.
A range of Coles and Woolworths gift vouchers, swimmer prize packs and gift hampers will up for grabs. If you are keen to take a guess at our lolly jars and score yourself a tasty treat guesses are available for 50c each.
west coast swimming Club Sponsors
The West Coast Swimming Club would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous sponsorship. We are certainly grateful to the wider community for their support, enabling us to offer this important opportunity for swimmers to chart their progress against their own personal best achievements.
Calypso star charters
Based in Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula, Calypso Star Charters have operated cage diving tours for the Great White Sharks since 1990. They pride themselves on being Australia’s leading provider of Shark Cage Diving with a 30+ year operating history which has established their reputation as an honest, reliable and sustainable provider of Shark Cage Diving. Thankyou to Calypso Star Charters for being one of our club's Major Sponsors.
McDONALDS PORT LINCOLN
Tony Baj and his teams at McDonalds Port Lincoln and Whyalla have come on board to sponsor our 'Up in the Eyre' carnival. As a major sponsor, McDonalds have provided a cash injection of $1000, in addition to incentive awards for us to share. These awards can be used in Port Lincoln and Whyalla McDonalds stores!
The Marion Hotel operates under the Hurley Hotel Group. HHG is a family owned business established and operating in South Australia for over 30 years. In 2018, the $20 Million major redevelopment of the Marion Hotel commenced, featuring 62 motel rooms — up from 12, new bottleshop, new bars, function rooms, a beer garden and two dining areas. Come and see why everyone is loving the award-winning Marion Hotel!
Q Mechanical Services
The skilled and professional staff at Q Mechanical Services perform a vast range of tasks from general servicing to major overhauls on automotive vehicles including 4WD’s, light & heavy duty trucks, in house auto electrical repair, marine vessels – both commercial and pleasure crafts, hydraulic system services, fixed and mobile cranes and material handling forklifts. Their service team is backed up by a comprehensive spare parts department.
PORT LINCOLN MECHANICAL
Port Lincoln Mechanical is a locally owned automotive workshop with over 40 years experience across all makes & models. Dedicated to providing Gold Class Service at an affordable price. West Coast Swimming Club is thrilled to announce a $500 sponsorship to support our club.
Established in 1989, Aussie Aluminium has always been focused on providing quality service and style. South Australian made and owned, they are known for their knowledgeable staff and expertise in both problem solving and on-time production. Thankyou to Aussie Aluminium for providing $500 towards our club.
The Marina Hotel
Situated right on the Lincoln Cove Marina offering waterfront indoor & outdoor dining, bar & gaming facilities the Marina Hotel has 11 self contained marina side apartments with three to four bedrooms - perfect for groups & family getaways. They also have 14 luxury suites offering space and comfort. Come enjoy the beautiful and dynamic scenery. Watch the commercial and recreation vessels go past & if you're lucky you may spot a seal or dolphin!
ROEMAHKITA POLL MERINO STUD
Roemahkita Poll Merino stud was first registered in 1991. They are a Collinsville based daughter stud with infusions since the late 1990’s from Wallaloo Park, Victoria, Leahcim and Kamora Park, SA, and more recently Nerstane, NSW, Kamora Netley Park, Gunallo and Collinsville. Thankyou to the Dahlitz family who have been involved in supporting West Coast Swimming Club for decades following their daughter Amelia's journey through to representation on the Australian Swimming Team. We sincerely appreciate your continuted support of our club.
port lincoln hotel
Upon opening in 2007, the Port Lincoln Hotel became the largest property in the family-owned Hurley Hotel Group’s growing portfolio. The 111 room complex became an instant icon of the city’s landscape, offering unsurpassed capabilities for accommodation, events, weddings and dining in the region. Thank you for coming on board as a silver sponsor of West Coast Swimming Club
PROFAB Port LIncoln
ProFab Port Lincoln specialises in all areas of Metal Fabrication – including welding - all types including on site, aluminium supply and fabrication, custom design fabrication, stainless steel supply and fabrication, marine - including commercial fishing maintenance and fabrication, mild steel supply and fabrication, sheet metal, structural steel for new dwellings. They also stock a wide range of steel products and accessories.
Hankins Electrical provide economical and sustainable electrical solutions. They provide solar, domestic, commercial and industrial electrical services in Port Lincoln and across the Eyre Peninsula.