2021 Australian Swimming Trials

Date & Time
Sat, 12/06/2021 to Thu, 17/06/2021
SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre
443 Morphett Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046
General Public tickets will be on sale Friday 28th May at 11:00am AEST

Event Details

South Australia Tourism Commission

Thanks to the South Australian Government and South Australian Tourism Commission, Swimming Australia is delighted to be heading to the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre for its pinnacle event in 2021. Excitingly this marks the third consecutive Olympic / Paralympic qualification event staged in Adelaide. 


The 2021 Australian Swimming Trials will attract Australia's best, as they compete to be nominated to the Australian team to compete at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.


Qualifying times must be achieved after 1 January 2019.

Minimum age is 13 years for females and 14 years for males.

Minimum Age for MC swimmers is 12 years. 

Age is taken as at the first day of competition, Saturday 12 June 2021.


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

Multi Class Swimmers: Carefully check the QT's document, not all events are open to all classifications. You can only enter eligible events that you have a valid qualifying time for. If you enter an event that you are ineligible for or do not qualify for, you will be removed from that event.


Pre-Meet Training

Thursday 10 June 2021

9:00am - 12:00pm (ACST)

3:00pm - 6:00pm (ACST)


Friday 11 June 2021

9:00am - 12:00pm (ACST)

3:00pm - 6:00pm (ACST)



Saturday 12 June - Thursday 17 June 2021

Heats: 10:00am (ACST)

Finals: 7:00pm (ACST)


Accreditation Applications

Accreditation applications strictly close Tuesday 25 May 2021 at 11:59pm. To apply for accreditation please see the below competitors tab.

Late accreditation applications will close Monday 31 May at 11:59pm. 


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

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  • Competitors
  • Accommodation
  • See the below two accommodation options for a special discount for attending the 2021 Australian Swimming Trials: 

    Oaks Plaza Pier:

    Oaks Plaza Pier

    Sensational ocean views and first-class resort facilities help rank Oaks Glenelg Plaza Pier Suites amongst the best hotels Glenelg has to offer and make it the ideal choice for corporate and leisure travellers seeking beautifully appointed accommodation in Adelaide's historic beachside community.



    Oaks Liberty Towers:

    Oaks Liberty Towers

    With its superb location close to Glenelg Beach, Oaks Glenelg Liberty Suites boasts a wide-range of spacious Glenelg holiday apartments offering family friendly hotel accommodation at an affordable price. With supremely comfortable guest rooms and spectacular views of Glenelg Beach, Oaks Glenelg Liberty Suites is the perfect accommodation choice for families seeking a fun-filled beach escape, couples looking for a romantic retreat or business travellers after a relaxing base from which to work.


    How to book:

    Step 1: Guest are to go onto our website - oakshotels.com

    Step 2: Guests are to select hotel (either Oaks Plaza Pier OR Oaks Liberty Towers)

    Step 3: Guests are to select required dates (must be between the 10th – 20th June 2021)

    Step 4: Guests are to selected for their room type and rate of choice and follow the prompts to secure booking.


    Stamford Grand Adelaide

    Stamford Grand Adelaide

    Stamford Grand Adelaide is a luxury resort style hotel located on the absolute beachfront of the vibrant seaside precinct of Glenelg. Boasting panoramic views of the ocean, city and Adelaide Hills, the hotel provides accommodation less than 20 minutes from the city, and only minutes from the airport.The location and outstanding Adelaide hotel accommodation facilities are perfect for those looking for beachside accommodation, either for business or leisure that is close to Adelaide’s special events, yet out of the city. 

    Book here with this link for our Swimming Australia special accommodation offer - http://bit.ly/SGA-Swim2021


    Marion Hotel

    Marion Hotel Twin Room

    Located in the Southern suburbs of Adelaide, right next door to Glenelg and Brighton beaches, shopping districts and SA Aquatic Centre. Plus what’s a bigger drawcard than being the gateway to the award-winning McLaren Vale wine region (sip, sip hooray). The Marion Hotel is your home sweet hotel. Industrial chic meets luxury – the perfect home away from home. Comfortable yet quirky. Relaxed yet functional. Our adaptable accommodation offers 62 Guest Rooms, with options for every taste and budget.


    Website: marionhotel.com.au

    Discount Code: SWIMAUS


  • Dolphin alumni- ticket offer
  • For the 2021 Australian Swimming Trials Alumni can access one (1) complimentary double pass to each heat session and one (1) complimentary double pass to one (1) finals session of their choice (subject to availability).

    Swimmer Pin Holders competing at an event will not be eligible to apply for Swimmer Pin Tickets for that event. All competitors will be allocated an accreditation pass for the event which provides sufficient access to all areas of the venue while they are competing.


    Please click the following link for ticket requests:  https://form.jotform.com/211311449400845


    Ticket requests will close COB Monday 24th May.

  • Media
  • Amazon Prime Video Feed - Media please note, those wishing to utilise Amazon Prime Video feed must submit their contacts to Kate Hutchison at kate.hutchison@swimming.org.au.

    Courtesy of the Australian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association, click here for a preview guide of all events.

    For Swimming Australia's Olympic and Paralympic team qualifying times click here

  • Accreditation Applications

  • COVID Information
  • Swimming Australia, in collaboration with SA Health and SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre, have measures in place to ensure this event is run in accordance with the approved COVID Management Plan.

    As at 28th May, these include:

    • Stay home if you are feeling unwell and get tested for COVID-19

    • Upon arrival, have your ticket or accreditation ready for scanning and maintain appropriate physical distancing as you make your way through the venue.

    • All attendees must check in using SA’s COVID SAfe Check in app.

    • Masks must be worn at all times unless consuming food/drink while in your allocated seat.

    • Follow signage and directions of event day staff

    • Sit in the reserved seat allocated to you.

    • Practice good hygiene at all times; keep up the hand washing/use sanitiser and always cough/sneeze into your elbow.

    • When leaving, please remember to respect others and keep your distance from other people at all times.

    All attendees have a part to play in ensuring the event is COVID Safe. Please be aware that with the current COVID landscape, information is rapidly changing. Check this page or follow social channels for important announcements related to this event.

    It is important that all attendees follow the restrictions in place at any given time based on the advice of their home State/Territory, as well as the travel restrictions for inter-state visitors entering South Australia. For full details, visithttps://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/restrictions-and-responsibilities/travel-restrictions

  • South Australian travel requirements
  • There are requirements in place for all travellers intending to travel to South Australia. Please see below the information depending on your current location:


    Travel requirements into South Australia- athletes located outside of Victoria



    Travel requirements into South Australia- Victorian based athletes: 


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