2021 Australian Age Swimming Championships

Date & Time
Mon, 05/04/2021 to Mon, 12/04/2021
Gold Coast Swimming & Aquatic Centre
Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast QLD 4225

Event Details

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The 2021 Australian Age Swimming Championships is a favoured event on the swimming calendar. With COVID-19 halting the event in 2020, the 2021 edition is set to be one of the biggest yet. The event will form part of the selection process for the international junior benchmark events for 2021.

A change to the program will see the multi-class age and multi class open Australian championships staged at the beginning of the event, with the able-bod events commencing on 7 April.

Pre-meet Training (Multi-class only)

Sunday 4 April 2021

10:00am – 12:00pm

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Multi-class Competition

(warm-up commences 1.5 hours prior to the session start time)

Monday 5 April and Tuesday 6 April 2021

Heats/Timed Finals AM: 9:00am

Finals / Timed Finals PM: 6:00pm

Wednesday 7 April 2021

Timed Finals: 4:00pm

Able-bod Pre-meet Training

Monday 5 April and Tuesday 6 April 2021

11:00am – 1:00pm

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Able-bod Competition

Wednesday 7 to Monday 12 April 2021

(warm-up commences 2 hours prior to the session start time)

Heats: 9:00am

Finals: 6:00pm

Age for all events is as at 5 April 2021.

This is a long course event and qualifying times must have been achieved in a long course pool.

Qualifying times must be achieved after 1 January 2019.

Please see the competitors tab below for the program of events and qualifying times and procedure.


Swimming Australia will continually reassess qualifying times for National Events due to the evolving COVID-19 situation to ensure that swimmers (from affected areas) are not disadvantaged in qualifying. 


Swimming Australia notes that the information provided is correct at the time of publishing, however, is subject to change without prior notice. 

Entries for this event will close at 11:59 PM on Monday 15 March 2021.
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  • Competitors
  • Accommodation
  • See the below three accommodation options for a special discount for attending the 2021 Australian Age Swimming Championships:


    AVANI Broadbeach

    AVANI Broadbeach Residences

    Live large on the beautiful Gold Coast, taking in the promise of sun, sand and surf. Whether in town for business or play, at the brand new Avani Broadbeach Residences, you’re only a skip and a hop from all the action. Wake up to dazzling Pacific Ocean views. Laze in the cool pool peeking through to the bustling street life below. Avani Broadbeach Residences hits the spot… with a location long favoured by locals for its 17 km stretch of beach, epic surf, and upscale dining and entertainment options. You’re only a few minutes’ walk from the G:link tram that takes you up and down the coast, to Surfers Paradise, Southport and beyond.


    OAKS Gold Coast

    Oaks Gold Coast Hotel

    When you’re ready for a Gold Coast getaway where you can take a stroll along the beach or shop til’ you drop at Pacific Fair, the perfect place to call your Gold Coast home is Oaks Gold Coast Hotel .  Only steps away from our spectacular surf beaches, casinos and Cavill Avenue, you can walk or take a tram, which stops at our doorstep. Feel like being a little more adventurous? Jump in the car and head to our world-famous theme parks or visit the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland for a hike. With stylish hotel rooms, spacious studios or one and two  bedroom apartments, there’s space for everyone at Oaks Gold Coast Hotel.

    Paradise Resort

    Paradise Resort, Gold Coast


    Paradise Resort Gold Coast is located just minutes from the heart of Surfers Paradise. It features a water-park, lagoon pool and spa, kids club, ice-skating rink, and a range of free activities and live entertainment including a magician, trivia night and character shows.

    The resort is surrounded by lush gardens and is close to the beaches and attractions of Surfers Paradise. Limited private parking facilities are available. There is also a convenience store, cafe and bar.

    Each of the accommodations is fully air-conditioned and has a balcony. Some rooms offer a gaming console. Children under 12 stay at the resort for free

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