609 in 2015 and later

648 past in 2015 (updated 17-07-'15)

local swim(s)

Thousands of participants enjoy Suffolk scorcher at John West Great East Swim

Thousands of swimmers of all ages and abilities took on a variety of challenges in the John West Great East Swim today, set in the picturesque surroundings of Alton Water.This weekend's event was the 11th of its kind in Suffolk, having launched back in 2009 - with more than 22,000 taking part over its decade-long history.

Maarten’s 200 km swimtrip

This time my blog is in English. There is a numerous amount of publicity in Dutch about Maarten van der Weijden’s second try to swim nonstop 200 km, but in English not too much. So I am planning to give updates about this extreme long swimtrip along 11 cities in the Netherlands.

Raslina Swimming Marathon

Date: 
Saturday, 20 July, 2019 (All day)

The Raslina Swimming Marathon is part of the Croatian Cup and was first held in 2010. Since then it has grown to become one of the biggest and best races in the area.

Spectacular swimming at Croatia’s Raslina Swimming Marathon!

The Raslina Swimming Marathon is part of the Croatian Cup and was first held in 2010. Since then it has grown to become one of the biggest and best races in the region.  This year it will be held on July 20, 2019!

Great North Swim hailed as another huge success

THOUSANDS of swimmers, of all ages and abilities, took to the Lake District to take part in the UK’s biggest open-water swimming event.

The John West Great North Swim, now in its 12th year, was held at Brockhole, near Windermere.

12° Trofeo di Nuoto Città di Pineto

Date: 
Saturday, 6 July, 2019 (All day)

Hello!

We inform you that on July 6th 2019 there will be the 12th Trofeo di Nuoto Città di Pineto.

SaTH nurse bids to swim length of River Severn

After a knee injury left her walking with a stick and needing stem cell therapy for osteoarthritis, Shropshire nurse Melissa Compton had no choice but to abandon her love of skiing.

Yet determined to stay fit and indulge her love for the outdoors, Melissa discovered a new passion – open water swimming.

Whatever the weather or the temperature of the water, Melissa can be found swimming outdoors in her swimsuit, even if that means using an ice axe to hack through snow and ice to carefully open up waters in which to safely swim.

Thousands take the plunge in Windermere's Great North Swim

DESPITE the wet and windy conditions, thousands of swimmers of all ages and abilities took on the challenge of the John West Great North Swim.

Open water enthusiasts, aged from eight to over 80 dived into the waters of Windermere to take on distances ranging from a beginners 250 meters all the way up to the gruelling 10km ‘marathon’ swim.

Go Swim Loch Lomond

Date: 
Saturday, 7 September, 2019 (All day)

We aim to provide swimmers with exhilarating, challenging, enjoyable, safe and professionally organised events, whatever their age or ability.

We want as many people as possible to come and enjoy the incredible experience of open water swimming, from newbies to racing snakes.

So, whether it’s your first time, or you’re looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with Go Swim!

New open water swimming event launched on banks of Loch Lomond

Go Swim Loch Lomond takes place in Balloch in September and replaces the Great Scottish Swim, which was cancelled earlier this year.

A new open water swimming extravaganza is launching at Loch Lomond this September.

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