Becoming an Iceberg

Australia’s most iconic winter swimming club…

The Bondi Icebergs swim on Sundays between May and September.

Prospective swimming members must be proposed by a current, long service swimming member, and seconded by another current, long service swimming member.

Requirements

  • Swimmers must compete three Sunday’s out of four for a period of five years.
  • If a swimming member fails to swim on at least 3 Sundays they must provide a written letter of explanation before the end of the relevant month. This is known as the Historic Rule 15B

Historic Rule 15B

If a swimming member fails to provide a written explanation as required, the Swimming committee may send the member a letter or email (which may be referred to as a 15B letter) requesting the member to contact the Race Recorder to explain why they failed to meet the swimming requirement.

If a member does not comply with the 15B letter the Swim Committee may suspend the member from all Club swimming events and request the member be transferred to Social Membership of the Club. Or they may suspend the member from all Club swimming events and forward to the Board recommending the member be removed from the Club’s Register of Members for a period of up to 12 months.

How to Join

New swimmers Induction days happen once a year. Prospective swimming members must be proposed by a current swimming member, and seconded by another current swimming member.

All new swimmers MUST attend our 1.5 hour induction sessions to be eligible to join our exclusive Bondi Icebergs Winter Swimming Club. This includes a swimming time trial so be prepared to jump in the pool. We ask you to have one of your proposers with you on the day.This year we will only being offering a single induction date and is to be held Sunday 27th March 2022.

Meet at the Clubhouse on Level 2 at 10.30am SHARP!

CLICK HERE for details on Bondi IceCubes – our Junior Winter Swimming Club.

Inductees must bring their printed and completed application form on the day

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

WE WILL BE UNABLE TO PROCESS AND ACCEPT APPLICATIONS THAT ARE NOT PROPOSED/SECONDED BY CURRENT SWIMMING MEMBERS

Are you new to Bondi? Come down to the club and join in meet the members night on Thursday 24th March from 6.30pm. Here you will be able to chat to current members and ask us a few questions on what it is like to be part of a winter swimming club.

SWIM CLUB RULES & EXPECTATIONS

SWIMMING MEMBERS CODE OF CONDUCT

 

Social Activities

Social Activities are hosted every week post-race on a Sunday, with special events throughout the year exclusively for swimming members.  Check our What’s On page to see what’s happening.

Swimming Membership Prices for 2022

Swimming Membership price for 2021 is $20* and includes:

  • Club access
  • Sign in of 6 guests
  • Food & beverages discounts
  • Members special promos & events

For current swimmers who would like to upgrade their regular membership, our Swimming membership with Pool Access represents great value at $250* with unlimited access to the pool. Swim Memberships & Swim Memberships with pool access are valid until 31.03.23.

Don’t forget your Swimming membership includes all member benefits, allowing you to sign in up to 6 guests at the Club, so bring along friends and family and we’ll welcome them warmly.

*credit card fees apply.