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Family, Health & Wellbeing

Swim safely at favourite Sydney spot this winter

As winter sun shines in Sydney’s skies after weeks of rainfall, beach-lovers can swim safely at one more beach in the Randwick area, with the local Council announcing new off-season patrols at Clovelly Beach. Randwick City Council professional Lifeguards will now patrol Clovelly Beach as well as Coogee and Maroubra beaches seven days a week, between sunrise and sunset. Randwick Mayor Philipa Veitch said the decision to patrol Clovelly Beach year-round was made following a 2023 review of public visits to Council’s beaches, which found increasing numbers of swimmers using the beach in the off-season. “Residents and visitors alike love…

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South Maroubra Ocean Swim

Stretch out the season with the annual South Maroubra Ocean Swim. South Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club hosts one of the final Sydney swims of the season, with all entry fees contributing to the purchase of vital lifesaving equipment required by their volunteer lifesavers. This year’s event features three race courses, 500m, 1km and 2.5 km. Each course will commence and end at the south end of the beach. The first event for the day is the 500m swim for ages 8 years and above, followed by the 1km and 2.5km swims open for 12 years of age and above….

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