Get your goggles ready! The 30th Annual Rotary Carl Oake Swimathon, in support of Easter Seals and Peterborough Rotary Club projects, is February 12th,2016 7:00 am at the Peterborough YMCA.

Over $950,000 has been raised since 1987 and has helped many children and families right here in Peterborough. Some of the Service projects that Rotary supports are School Breakfast Programs, Camp Kawartha, Victoria Day Fireworks/Family Day, Easter Seals Christmas Party, Five Counties Children’s Centre, the YMCA, Musicfest, Canada Day Essay Contest, Spelling Bees and Habitat for Humanity- Youth Program to have local youth build another Habitat Home.

This year we have 4 Celebrity Lake Ontario Swimmers attending to help celebrate our 30th Anniversary. We are very pleased to announce that Marilyn Bell, Vicki Keith, Annaleise Carr and Trinity Arsenault will be in attendance and in the pool.

Together we can reach our goal of 45 teams participating and raising $55,000. Awards will be given to the Top Team Fundraiser, Top Individual Fundraiser, and the Wackiest Dressed team. To register a team and start Fundraising today just call Kayla Shannick at Century 21 at 705-743-4444 or email her at