The Southside Penrhos Wesley (SSPW) Swim Club Schools Challenge is an annual Swimming Carnival coordinated and hosted SSPW (a community based swimming club run entirely by a volunteer committee). The event has been running for 20 years and the Rotary Club of South Perth - Burswood are proud to be the major sponsor since 2016. The event is volunteer community driven and brings together youth and adults in a positive, safe and friendly competition.
Students from local Primary Schools in years 3 to 6 participate in the SSPW Schools Challenge and swim in age groups. Participating local schools include: Como Primary, South Perth Primary, Kensington Primary, St Pius X (Manning), St Columba’s, Applecross Primary, Mt Pleasant Primary, Penrhos College and Wesley College.