Community Based Initiative Of The Year – Region Award Winner 2023

Swan Active is thrilled to have won the Parks & Leisure Australia WA 2023 Regional Award of Excellence for Community Based Initiative of the Year with our indigenous uniforms. A wonderful collaboration with local artist Jeanette Garlett, who worked with Effie Garlett-Watson and Kruz Garlett. Find more details by reading here.


Best Marketing and Communication (2022)

Swan Active was the recipient of the Marketing and Communications Award at the 2022 Western Australia Aquatic Recreation Industry Awards. This highlights Ollie the Octopus, the labour of love that took 12 months to bring to life. Ollie is the newest member of the team who helps hand out the under 5’s wrist band as part of the Watch Around Water program. Click here to view.

Aboriginal and Torress Strait Islander Child and Young Persons (2021)

Swan Active was recognised at the 2021 Local Government Policy Awards in the category Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child and Young Persons Health. This highlights the work Kruz Garlett and Effrem Garlett-Watson played in the design, education and roll-out of the Maali Borduck-Yen shirts. Click here to view.

Community Facility of the Year – Swan Active Beechboro (2021)

Swan Active was the recipient of Community Facility of the Year award at the 2021 Parks and Leisure Awards. This high-lights the involvement Swan Active plays to the Beechboro Communtity Hub, providing a space and service for community members to enjoy. Click here to view.

Best Swim School Innovation (2020)

Swan Active was the recipients of the best Swim School for Innovation at the 2020 Swim Australia Awards. This highlights our response to COVID-19 where we connected with our community via social media pages to allow swim school students to interact with us in a fun way, while keeping their swim school journey going. Click here to view.