Banana Boat OceanKids

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Are your 7-12 year old kids enjoying their swimming at the pool?

Why not extend their skill range and confidence in a safe and fun environment with the Banana Boat OceanKids – coming to a beach near you this summer.

The Banana Boat OceanKids is a 200m ocean swim which caters to children capable of swimming 200m or more in the pool. What better way to encourage your children to have fun and be safe in the ocean than being surrounded by their peers and inspiring life guards.

$10,000 of Banana Boat Swim Gear to be Won!

This summer your school, surf or swim club could be in to win their share of $10,000 worth of swim gear thanks to Banana Boat. Nominate either your school OR club in the entry form when it prompts. The more nominations your school or club receives, the more chances it has of winning.

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What’s in it for the kids?

  • Confidence in the ocean
  • Ocean Swimming techniques
  • Satisfaction and achievement
  • And most importantly, a lot of fun!

 

What will your kids receive as part of their entry?

  • A fun 200m Banana Boat OceanKids race, supported by Surf Life Saving New Zealand
  • A New Zealand Ocean Swim Series swim pack with a silicone swim cap to wear for the event
  • A Banana Boat OceanKids Finishers Certificate when they cross the finish line
  • Banana Boat OceanKids medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd boy and girl in each of the 3 age categories (7 & 8 year olds, 9 & 10 year olds, 11 & 12 year olds)
  • The fastest boy and girl in the three age categories will also form the “Jetstar Super Swim Squad” and win a once-in-a-lifetime experience – a squad camp over the weekend of 6th + 7th May 2017. Find out more about this at the bottom of this page.

 

Events Across the Country

LocationDateTimeEnter
Main Beach, Mt MaunganuiSaturday 19 Nov 201612:30pmEnter Now
Oriental Bay, WellingtonSunday 29 Jan 201711:55amEnter Now
Blue Lake, RotoruaSaturday 18 Feb 20171:20pmEnter Now
Corsair Bay, ChristchurchSaturday 4 Mar 201712:50pmEnter Now
Paihia, Bay of IslandsSaturday 18 Mar 20179:20amEnter Now
Takapuna Beach, AucklandSaturday 8 Apr 201712:50pmEnter Now
 

Jetstar Super Swim Squad 2016/2017

 
 
 
 
 

Are your kids advanced swimmers? We’ve got something very special for them to strive to achieve.

The fastest boy and girl in the three age categories (7+8, 9+10, 11+12) at each of the Banana Boat OceanKids events, will form the “Jetstar Super Swim Squad” and win a once-in-a-lifetime experience – a squad camp over the weekend of 6th + 7th May 2017 with New Zealand’s best swimmers including travel and accommodation, special surprises and specialist swim clinics!

Each Jetstar Super Swim Squad member will also receive exclusive squad gear and become role models for other young swimmers and their communities.

Check out the highlights from last season’s Jetstar Super Swim Squad Camp: