Your opportunity to swim with purpose by supporting Take 3 for the Sea, an award-winning ocean conservation charity, at Umina Beach, Central Coast, NSW.
With distances to suit all levels the Take 3 Ocean Swim, Umina Beach has something for everyone, with 400m, 1km and 2km courses on offer. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third finishers at each distance. Additionally, a prize will be awarded to the swimmer who raises the most funds for Take 3.
The purpose of the Take 3 Ocean Swim is to connect the community to our beautiful ocean and fundraise to support Take 3. All entry fees and funds raised go directly towards Take 3's education programs that spread the word about the importance of conserving the environment and protecting wildlife from the impacts of plastic pollution and waste.
Umina SLSC will provide water safety and first aid on the day to ensure a safe experience for all.
About Take 3 for the Sea
Take 3 for the Sea is a highly-regarded charity dedicated to addressing the crisis of plastic pollution entering our ocean, waterways and broader environment with a simple, empowering call to action: Take 3 pieces of rubbish with you when you leave the beach, waterway or... anywhere and you have made a difference.
Since 2009, Take 3 has developed and delivered education programs and events to schools, universities, surf life saving clubs, businesses and communities across Australia. We use social media to increase plastic pollution awareness and inspire participation.
Take 3's impact
30 million pieces of rubbish removed
100,000 attendees at Take 3 clean ups and events
700,000 students educated through Take 3 programs
20 million people reached through Take 3 social media campaigns
129 countries participated in #take3forthesea campaign
400m, 1 km and 2km swim, starting and finishing from Umina Beach.
While You're There
Umina Beach is a coastal village on the Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia. The beach is suitable for kids of all ages, and there's a large playground behind the beach. There is an eclectic array of cafes, restaurants and boutiques in the town.
Umina Beach is a perfect centre to explore the beautiful Central Coast, which has recently been declared a certified ECO Destination through Ecotourism Australia.
Bouddi National Park and Brisbane Water National Park are both a short drive from Umina, and they offer many bushwalks, mountain biking trails and amazing lookouts.
Travel & Parking
Umina Beach is 80 minutes by car from Sydney and sufficient parking exist at the beach and the adjacent Peninsula Recreation Precinct.