Generation Homes Legend of the Lake – 20 March 2021

The blue waters and native forest of Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) makes the Generation Homes Legend of the Lake a very special experience for swimmers and spectators at our only fresh water event in the Series. Maximise your day and circumnavigate the Lake in our long swim or perhaps take on a swim plus the Amphibian to really challenge yourself and tick the ‘double-header’ box on your goal list.

We’ve condensed all the action into one day with the biggest line-up of swim challenges in the Series, so you’ve got plenty of extra time to explore the geothermal and adventure wonderland of Rotorua.

Swims on offer:

  • Round the Lake – 3.5km
  • RotoVegas – 1000m
  • RotoVegas – 500m
  • Amphibian – Swim 1.7km/Forest Run 3.5km/Swim 500m
  • Banana Boat OceanKids 100m and 200m (7-10 years)
  • New Zealand Secondary Schools Open Water Swimming Championships events – 3.5km, 1000m and 500m

If you’re traveling to Rotorua for this event, be sure to visit our series partner Bachcare for a holiday home rental.

New Zealand Secondary Schools Open Water National Championships 2021

New Zealand Secondary School Open Water Championships

The Generation Homes Legend of the Lake is proud to host the 2021 New Zealand Secondary School Open Water National Swimming Championships. All swimmers enrolled in a Secondary School (Year 9-13) on the date of this event can opt to compete in these championships by selecting their school in the entry form. National Championship swim distances include a 500m, 1000m and 3500m. Swimmers will be eligible for both Secondary School and Banana Boat Ocean Swim Series prizes and medals. For more information visit the Swimming New Zealand website. Enter by hitting the big yellow button top right!

Free with your swim entry

  • Silicon swimming cap (you wear on event day)
  • Digital finishers certificate
  • Branded finish line photo (digital sharing quality)
  • Electronic timing device
  • Sports drink, thanks to SOS Hydration, and a banana and more to refuel post event
  • Trained lifeguards to watch over you while you swim and advanced medical personnel on site
  • Event kit bag – thanks to Generation Homes

 

Rotorua residents keen to take part can do so at an exclusive locals 25% discount by using promotional code: ROTORUALOCAL.

To verify your eligibility for this discount, you will need to present a copy of a recent utilities invoice and your ID when you collect your event pack on event day.

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Key Event Information

Generation Homes
Legend of the Lake

Banana Boat OceanKids

Distance: 100m Start Location: Blue Lake Enter Now
Banana Boat OceanKids

Generation Homes
Legend of the Lake

Banana Boat OceanKids

Distance: 200m Start Location: Blue Lake Enter Now
Banana Boat OceanKids