After many months of planning, all is set for a wonderful 2021 VICSWIM program. We have over 170 venues ready to offer the program in open water, inland waterways and indoor and outdoor pools. To date, we have 15,022 enrolments and over 200 teachers all excited about providing a memorable program for all participants.

We have worked hard to ensure the VICSWIM 2021 is a COVID Safe event for all.

We have:

  • developed COVID safe plans for all locations,
  • ensured electronic QR codes or manual attendance sheets are available at all locations to ensure effective contact tracing
  • developed a procedure for all venues should they suspect or confirm a COVID–19 case in their venue

All these COVID Safe documents are here:

Principles for a COVIDSafe VICSWIM Program

COVID19 Symptoms

Do not attend the VICSWIM program if you have any symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19):

The symptoms to watch out for are: 

  • fever 
  • chills or sweats 
  • cough 
  • sore throat 
  • shortness of breath 
  • runny nose 
  • loss or change in sense of smell or taste. 

Some people may also experience headache, muscle soreness, stuffy nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. 

If you have any of these symptoms, however mild, you should seek advice and get tested. To get further advice, call the 24-hour coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398 or your doctor.

Ensure physical distancing

  • Follow public health advice of the four square meter
    rule or 1.5 meter distancing. 

Wear a face mask

  • Follow public health advice regarding the wearing of
    face masks.

Keep records and act quickly

  • Stay at home if unwell, even with mild symptoms,
    and we encourage you to get tested.
  • Check-in all participants and parents/guardians attending the
    VICSWIM program to enable contact tracing

Avoid interactions in enclosed spaces

  • Do not congregate together in confined spaces, including pool areas, change rooms, lunchrooms where possible.
 
All the latest information regarding COVID19 can be found on the DHHS Website.
 
Click below to read our procedure for Managing Suspected and Confirmed Vicswim Summer Kidz program patron COVID-19 Cases: