Welcome to the official Central Victoria Swimming website for the 2016
Country Swimming Championships. We're excited to be able to once again
host this event which is the premier competition for swimmers in
Please make sure you visit this site often in the months and weeks
leading up to January 2016. As more information comes to hand it will
be posted here first.
Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for more information too. We'll
be opening it up for your photos and comments when the Championships
Central Victoria Swimming Inc., the peak body for competitive swimming
in central Victoria, has successfully bid to run the 2016 Swimming
Victoria Country Long Course Swimming Championships. With the full
support of the City of Greater Bendigo this prestigious event will be
held at the Bendigo Aquatic Centre over the 15th, 16th and 17th of
large contingent of more than 700 of regional Victoria's best young
swimmers will come to Bendigo to compete. They'll be supported by over
2000 family, friends, clubmates, coaches and officials. Hosting an
event of this size and calibre in Bendigo will bring huge benefits to
all parts of central Victoria.
stunning logo for the Championships was created by graphic design
students studying at Bendigo TAFE. Four excellent designs were
submitted to the Championships organising committee for consideration
with the winning design being the one created by Jessica Credlin, Alex Neale and Matthew Martin.
design captures the fierce competition that will be driving the
swimmers to perform at their best. It also reflects the support and
camaraderie amongst clubmates and rivals alike that will be on display
across the three-day carnival.
Bendigo is a large, centrally located city making it easily accessible
from all parts of the State. The city has all of the facilities
necessary to support a population of 100,000 people and meet every need
of the visitors to the Championships.
At the centre of the Bendigo CBD is the
Alexandra Fountain. It's just an easy five minute walk from the
Championships venue. View St, Pall Mall, Charing Cross and Mitchell St
all radiate from the fountain. These streets support numerous dining
and retail outlets of all sorts. Venture a little further into the city
and you'll quickly discover an even larger array of businesses eager to
serve you. Countless accommodation houses, restaurants, cafes,
supermarkets, retail businesses, sporting, cultural and council
facilities are all within easy walking distance or a short drive from
Bendigo Visitor Information Centre is located in the old Post Office in
Pall Mall. The friendly volunteers stand ready to help you make the
most of your visit to our City. A free accommodation booking service is
available to all patrons of the Championships.
To help you get your bearings we've created a simple map which includes
easy to find city landmarks as well as pointers to convenient street and covered car parking,
the location of Bendigo's Market Place shopping mall, department stores, the hospital and many other
attractions and services.
Central Bendigo Map