Regular Events

  • Monthly drinks – first Thursday of the month after swimming

Upcoming Events

  • Sea swim in Nelson: weekend 2-3 December 2017 – Contact if you’re interested in going over to Nelson.
  • Our AGM is coming up soon
  • The annual TAMS-DSW swim meet – next one likely to be Saturday 10 February 2018 hosted by TAMS in Auckland.   Come up to Auckland for the weekend!  There’s a sea swim as well as the indoor swim meet, and this all happens the day before the Big Gay Out festival in Auckland.
  • We may be organising the 3rd Rainbow Fun Triathlon as part of the Wellington Pride Festival: seaswim+bike+run – details to be confirmed.  Likely to be Saturday 24 February 2018.

Past Events

Event Calendar

Past Events

  • Rainbow Sport and Culture Weekend – 27-29 January 2017
  • Capital Swim Meet 28 January 2017
    Details and final results are here
  • Out in the Park Pool Party Hosted by DSW
    7-9pm, 13 March 2016, Thorndon Pool, 26 Murphy St, Wellington

    At the end of a busy week of activity at the Wellington Pride festival, come along to the relaxed atmosphere of Thorndon Summer Pool, 5-7pm on Sunday 13 March.

    Entry includes a barbecue and soft drinks.

    Come along and play in the pool, soak in the spa pool, and have dinner with friends and family.

    Tickets are $15 per person ($10 concessions), and will are available in advance from the Rainbow Team Wellington stall at Out in the Park (Sat 12 March), or at the  pool entrance.  (Note – all ticket sales are cash only.)

  • Out in the Park: Saturday 12 March 2016
    Out in the Park is Wellington’s annual LGBT fair at Waitangi Park
    DSW co-hosted a stall with Rainbow Team Wellington
    There was a parade starting from Frank Kitts Park – assemble at 10am
    The fair ran from 11am-6pm

Asia Pacific LGBTI Swimming Records

  • At the Proud 2 Play event in Auckland in February 2016, five LGBTI swimming teams (TAMS, DSW, Wett Ones, Aqualicious and the Glamourhead Sharks) founded the Asia-Pacific LGBTI Swimming Forum.  We agreed that at Asia-Pacific events to which we were all invited a set of swimming records would be kept, swum against, and updated.Click here for the current records.

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