2018 Swimathon held in March
2018 Swimathon - held in March 2018
Swimathon is a nationwide swimming challenge and fundraising project. It promotes and finances amateur competitive swimming. The purpose of the Swimathon is to raise money for your club through swimmers’ participation in a marathon swim through obtaining pledges for so much per length swum, or a pre-determined amount.
“Swimathon provides motivation and personal challenge for swimmers. It also offers a goal to train for, a target to achieve and a great cause to support.” Kim
Funds raised in the 2018 Swimathon will be used towards the COBRA Swimmer Assistance & Recognition Fund - a fund set up to assist membership with the cost of Championship travel . It is also used to purchase jerseys, t-shirts and caps for swimmers who attain Provincial & Sr. National time standards and funds relays at swim meets. Various camp, trip entry cost are covered by this fund for those swimmers who are selected to participate in National, Provincial, Regional swim camps and club initiatives.
To create excitement within the swimmers, the top fundraising earners will recieve:
Top earner rewards:
1st -$500 Best Buy gift card; 2nd -$250 Best Buy gift card; 3rd - $100 Best Buy gift card.
All swimmers who register thier on-line profile and earn funds for the club will recieve a `COBRA Swim Club ball cap' for thier generous participation.
How do I register for the 2018 Swimathon?
Create your online profile can be found at www.ontarioswimathon.ca/cobra
Have multiple swimmers? Register under 1 family name.
Deadline to contribute is May 1st.
The swimathon challenge will commence the last week of March 2018. Speak to your respective coach regarding your groups date and time.