Posted on Monday 23rd November, 2020

A message from Masters Swimming Australia

Dear masters swimming community,

The National Board of Management (NBM) of Masters Swimming Australia (MSA) in conjunction with the organising committee of the 2021 Masters National Swimming Championships regrettably advise that the 2021 National Championships scheduled to take place in Darwin between April 30 – May 4 will be cancelled.

As a direct result of the COVID-19 restrictions, State border closures and heavily restricted travel, and uncertainty of when and where outbreaks may occur, it was considered necessary to cancel next year’s event.

We would like to thank our members across Australia who have been training with the 2021 Nationals in sight. Keep swimming! MSA and the National Swim Meet Committee will work together with the Branches to develop a special month of swimming next year to further connect our membership while raising awareness and funds towards mental health.

We would like to acknowledge the support of our event sponsors and partners and thank the organising committee of the 2021 Nationals, for their hard work and dedication. While the National Championships for 2020 and 2021 are not to be, we will look forward to the 2022 Nationals in Sydney, and 2023 in Tasmania!

The Branches and clubs of MSA are working hard to create fantastic swimming events for members, so continue to enjoy your swimming closer to home with your club and club members.

To all our swimming community, stay safe and maintain your social distance and most importantly have fun.

Jane Noake
Acting Chair, Masters Swimming Australia

Sarah Pisterman
General Manager, Masters Swimming Australia