Australia Beach Games – Frankston is around the corner and is getting ready for a big celebration of sports, food, music, and much more. Get ready for Friday, January 26th to Sunday, January 28th because you are not going to want to miss it!
The Australia Beach Games festival at Frankston is a family friendly weekend with all kinds of activities to keep you and your friends busy. There are many different sports to participate in including dodgeball, handball, netball, soccer, an aquathon, and even chess!
One of the highlights of the weekend is Sunday afternoon’s open-water swim competition featuring three distances: 500m, 1.2km, and 5km. The races take place along Frankston’s coastline, a 10k stretch of beautiful, clean foreshore and beaches and is set to be a great competition for all. All ages can participate in the 500m race and those over 15 can participate in the 1.2km and 5km races.
The aquathon is another race this weekend that features a unique blend of swimming and running, and has been gaining in popularity around the world. At Frankston, the races will take place on Sunday morning with four different options and can be competed in as part of a relay or as an individual:
Enticer – 250m Swim/2.5km Run
Sprint – 500m Swim/5km Run
Long Course – 500m Swim/5km Run/500m Swim/5km Run
Kids race – 100m Swim/1km Run
Another unique event at Frankston is the Moneyball, a mini-tournament of 4 different sports where players and teams can win actual cash! Participants compete in, dodgeball, table tennis, darts, and 3 x 3 soccer and the winning team keeps 50% of the entries fee pool.
If you prefer to participate in the weekend’s festivities as a spectator, there are many different activities to enjoy including a Beach Party that lasts all weekend long! Try out the food truck carnival, listen to live music, enjoy beach and sports themed pop-up bars to share a refreshing drink with friends, bounce around in jumping castles (for kids), check out the latest sports and technical equipment at the shopping expo, or cheer for your friends at the many sports competitions.
For the full list of activities and information regarding how to sign up, please visit our Australia Beach Games Frankston race page. For a schedule of the musicians planning throughout the weekend, visit the Australia Beach Games Beach Party page.