Do what you love and make it count
Join swimmers from all over Australia for the Gold Coast's premier ocean swim.

The Cooly Classic offers competitors a rare opportunity to conquer three of Australia's most revered surf breaks - Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta and Kirra Beach. 

If you're a seasoned swimmer or aspiring triathlete, the new 3.0km course is a great opportunity to test yourself beyond the typical open water distances. 

Whether it's for training or you want a new personal challenge, join World Series Swims Ambassador Michael Klim and special guests to conquer the mile. 

Choose a distance, start training and wrap up your summer!
Sunday, 13 May 2018
Coolangatta, Gold Coast, QLD

Click here to register.
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Make your kilometres count and fundraise with us to support childhood cancer research. Raise $50 or more and receive a complimentary Kids’ Cancer Project beach towel!

Funds raised to date

Target: $1500
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?
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Please click here to register today.
Where can I find out more information?
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For full details on The Cooly Classic Ocean  Swim, please visit
Where do funds raised go?
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Right now, we are funding 15 world-class research projects. Some of these projects include developing new drugs tailored to an individual child’s condition so that we can reduce, if not avoid, harmful side effects and improve their treatment; scholarships to support the career development of the most promising childhood cancer researchers; and clinical trials for some of the hardest to treat kids’ cancer types. Click here for full details on the research projects we fund.
Can you help me with fundraising ideas?
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Yes, we can provide you with a Fundraising Kit complete with ideas, tools and support materials to make your fundraising a great success. Simply create your fundraising page and we will be in touch soon after with all the tips and hints you need.
Who do I contact for more information?
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For more information, please contact us on 1800 651 158 or email to
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