Interested in swimming the Brighton Jetty Classic but feeling a bit unsure? Or perhaps want some extra coaching to sharpen your skills and build your confidence?

The Be Active program is funded by the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club and the Government of South Australia, Office for Recreation & Sport. It is free to participants and aimed at both new comers and old hands to improve their techniques and confidence for open water swimming.

Participants must be able to swim & at least 12yrs of age.

Sessions are held at the Brighton Surf Club from 2.15pm Saturday afternoons. They commence at the Start of November and are held every Saturday up to the 7 Brighton Jetty Classic at the start of February.

Key Dates for 2017

Early Bird Online Entry: Mid November 2017 to 12th January 2018 

Standard Online Entry 13th January to 31st January 2018

Late Online Entry: 1st February to 2nd February 2018

Late  ‘On the day’ Entry opens: 7am Sunday 4th February 2018

Late Entry closes 45mins prior to the swim wave start time.


Registration closes for 2017 Club 7 nomination: Friday 12th January 2017

Registration Closes for consideration for the 400m Fast Lap: Monday 29th January 2018


Key information relating to swim day for the Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic will be updated here as it becomes available.

2018 Event Program

PRELIMINARY 2018 Swimwave Timetable

2018 Swimmer Information


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