We're the original ocean swim series for kids!

From the courses to the safety procedures, special prizes and awesome memories, we can help to grow confident ocean swimmers and create the next generation of champions, at six events around the country.

Every kid gets an awesome pack of goodies!

This Series we’ve got two great swim distances, aligned to age and ability, to make sure every young swimmer has the swim of their life. OceanKids is for swimmers between 7 -12 years old and they can swim either of the distances on offer!

  • 100m  swim
  • 200m  swim

Your Banana Boat OceanKids pack is awesome…

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Finishers medal
  • Sunscreen
  • Snack Bar
  • Certificate
  • Official swim cap
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Great options for young swimmers!

"I love pool swimming but the ocean is way more fun! Plus I got a medal."

Mathew, 9, Wellington

"The lifeguards are always there so I don't feel scared."

Lucy, 7, Nelson

"My whole family was there to cheer me on. It was so cool!"

Tyler, 10, Mt Maunganui