Freemasons New Zealand Special Olympics

National Summer Games Hamilton 2021


Swimming is an important life skill that ensures safety and develops confidence in water.

Swimming events cover a great variety of swimming styles, including freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly, from short sprints to longer events and relays.

NSG Swimming Overview for Clubs

International Swimming Rules

View the National Summer Games schedule


Category 1

  • 15m Unassisted Swim
  • 15m Walking Race
  • 15m Kickboard Race
  • 25m Freestyle
  • 25m Backstroke
  • 4x25m Freestyle Relay

Category 2

  • 25m Backstroke
  • 25m Breaststroke
  • 25m Butterfly
  • 25m Freestyle
  • 50m Backstroke
  • 50m Breaststroke
  • 50m Butterfly
  • 50m Freestyle
  • 100m Backstroke
  • 100m Breaststroke
  • 100m Freestyle
  • 100m Individual Medley
  • 200m Backstroke
  • 200m Breaststroke
  • 200m Freestyle
  • 200m Individual Medley
  • 400m Freestyle
  • 800m Freestyle
  • 4 x 25m Freestyle Relay
  • 4 x 25m Medley Relay
  • 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay
  • 4 x 50m Medley Relay

Venue: Waterworld

Waterworld is a popular Hamilton swimming centre for both social and competitive events.

Waterworld’s main swimming pools include 25m and 50m pools, with other facilities including cafes, changing rooms, slides, splash pads, sauna, spa and public car parks.

Address: Waterworld, Garnett Avenue, Te Rapa, Hamilton, 3200