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Our philosophy

What we stand for

Serious fun for everyone – All ages and abilities from entry level to awesome.

OceanFit’s 4 core learning connections

Inherent through all of OceanFit’s educational programs are four core learning connections.

  • Physical – Connecting body with the natural power of the ocean.
  • Spiritual – Connecting mind to the energy of the ocean.
  • Cultural – Connecting with the history and people of the ocean.
  • Environmental – Connecting with the ocean and coastal eco‐systems.

We are passionate about these connections and we ensure participants in OceanFit programs are instilled with a holistic appreciation of the ocean.

Evidence‐based content

OceanFit programs content is derived from the latest in evidence‐based research from water safety experts throughout Australia and the world ensuring we stay at the forefront of ocean education.

Aligned to SLSA and SLSNZ

Surf Life Saving Australia and Surf Life Saving New Zealand are the respective peak body’s for ocean safety in each country and OceanFit programs teach ocean safety principles promoted by both organisations.

Experiential learning

OceanFit believes that the best way to learn is to experience what it is you’re learning about.

This means a ‘hand on’ approach to learning activities at all levels, i.e. a controlled float in a rip current, looking for and observing marine creatures in their natural habitat, or testing yourself in different ocean conditions.

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Upcoming Ocean Swims

Sat 22

Brisbane Open Water Swim

Sat, 22 Sep 2018
Kawana QLD
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Oct 13

Learn to ocean swim clinic

Sat, 13 Oct 2018, 7:00 AM
Sydney NSW
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Oct 19

The Jervis Bay Swim Classic

Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Huskisson NSW
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Oct 20

North Cottesloe Cold Water Classic

Sat, 20 Oct 2018
North Cottesloe WA
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Upcoming Clinics

Oct 13
Oct 20

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