Dialog Box

Thank you supporting a great cause

A “marathon” 3.5 invitational swim was first run in 1995 by then Captain Erik Mather with support from President Martin McRobert  In 1998 the 2,4,6 km invitational open water swim was established and in 2011 it was decided to dedicate all funds raised by the swim to the Melanoma Institute Australia. In 2012 the swim was renamed  in  the memory of Erik Mather who died from melanoma on 26 September 2011. He was 45 years old.  

We are also very pleased to continue supporting  the Melanoma Institute Australia with  the Erik Mather PhD Scholarship for melanoma research. All donations raised by the event will directly fund the Erik Mather PhD Scholarship program..

Any life lost to melanoma is one too many.

This year we have raised $41,000

Balmoral Swim 

The Balmoral Swim was scheduled to be run 3rd April 2022. Unfortunately due to weather conditions it had to be cancelled.

The Schools relay and the Balmoral team challange have been rescheduled to the 1st May. Registered entrants for the 1km, 2.5km, 5km will be given credit to the 2023 Balmoral Swim for Cancer.

Our fund raising pages will remain open until their completion, after which an announcement will be made as to funds raised for the Children’s Cancer Institute.

For more information see this link