Generation Homes Legend of the Lake – Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 March 2020

Saturday: 7.15am – 4.30pm
Sunday: 8.30am – 1.30pm

Our only two-day event returns for another action-packed weekend at Rotorua’s stunning Blue Lake! Make a weekend of it, bring the family or get a group together, take part in as many events as you like and enjoy all the fun attractions Rotorua has to offer.

Events on offer at Generation Homes Legend of the Lake:

  • 500m lap (8yrs +), 1km lap (10yrs+), 3.5km 2 laps (12yrs+)
  • 5km – multi-lap swim (12yrs +)
  • Amphibian Swim-Run-Swim (12yrs +)
  • Banana Boat OceanKids 100m (7&8yrs), 200m (9&10yrs) & 400m (11&12yrs)

If you’re travelling to Rotorua for this event, be sure to visit our series partner Bachcare for a holiday home rental. Don’t forget to keep an eye on Air New Zealand for a great deal on fares to Rotorua.

New Zealand Secondary School Open Water Championships

Generation Homes Legend of the Lake will host the 2020 New Zealand Secondary School Open Water Championships in conjunction with Swimming New Zealand. Secondary school swimmers can compete in the 500m, 1km or 3.5km events. More info available here.

Kauria Te Moana

A FREE Lake Swim Safety Program for Rotorua children aged 7-12 years old.


  • Pool and lake clinic taking place on Saturday, 29 February 2020
  • Event entry to the Banana Boat OceanKids taking place on Saturday, 21 March 2020
  • Event pack and t-shirt for all confirmed children.

Limited to 100 spaces! CLICK HERE for more information and to download the application form. Applications close Friday 14 February 2020.

Proudly supported by Rotorua Lakes Council, ONE Foundation, CLM, Rotorua Aquatic Centre and Quantum Events Ltd.

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