World Record Event - Volunteer Info

Friday 19th January & Saturday 20th January, 2024

Help make this event a huge success!

Who We Need:


Friday, January 19th: 7:30am until ~12pm 

  • Set up 50 x pools and assist with pumping the ocean water inside

  • Set up fencing around event area (note: fencing is half size pool fencing and light enough to move easily)

  • Optional – be at event area later this day at 4:30pm to participate in the live coverage from Channel 9 news (airing between 5pm-7pm)

Saturday, January 20th: 7am until 12pm

  • Organise ice delivery and ensure bobcats can be guided near event safely

  • Distribute bags of ice around each pool ready for the participants to fill pools with ice (65 bags of 10kg ice per pool)

  • Registrations for ice bath participants will be from 8am-10am, we need you to set up tables, sign in/register participants and ensure their waivers have been completed prior to handing them their participant wrist band (*they cannot participate unless the waiver has been signed*)

  • Inform participants of program itinerary if they ask any questions (see ‘Event Program’ in blue below)

  • Any other jobs required on the day


Official Steward [Saturday, January 20th: 10am until ~1pm]

  • Meet at registration desk at 10am to be ready for a prompt 10:15am briefing, sign GWR form, receive Steward t-shirt, wrist band and pool allocation (maximum 4 pools per Steward), and please bring your mobile phone with you to take photos of the temperature of each pool (needs to be ≤ 6° celsius)

  • Check temperature of pools (≤ 6° celsius) and take photograph of temperature on your phone prior to event commencement (email your temp photos to

  • Be ready for event commencement (12pm) to walk in with ice bath participants and stand by your allocated pools

  • *You cannot be an ice bath participant when doing this role*


Saturday, January 20th: 1pm until ~4pm

  • Pack pools away

  • Remove fencing

  • Take gazebos down

  • Fold tables

  • Any other jobs required on the day


All volunteer jobs listed above will be located at Leighton Beach – in front of the Fremantle Surf Lifesaving Club – 20 Leighton Beach Boulevard, North Fremantle.

Let us know in the message box below what volunteer role(s) you would like to help with and on which day(s) you can help! You can do one or more of the above roles.

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