Enter Swimathon 2018

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A challenge for everyone. A swim for all – Enter Swimathon 2018 and join Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie to raise as much money as possible for two causes close to the nation’s hearts. Swimathon 2018 will take place from Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29, with distances from 400m to 5k, there is a Swimathon challenge for you. Choose to take part in an organised Swimathon session or take part at a time and place which works for you with MySwimathon.



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RT @Swim_England: Applications for the 2018 @swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme close on Monday! The scheme offers funding to g…


This April join us at Atherton & East Ham LC's for the @Swimathon 2018. From Fri 27th - Sun 29th April, with distan… https://t.co/TxLafTU8LL


RT @swimathon: 🏊‍♀️It's time for the Ultimate Handstand Competition🏊‍♀️ Guess how long @KeriannePayne did a handstand underwater for. If yo…


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RT @swimathon: 🏊‍♀️It's time for the Ultimate Handstand Competition🏊‍♀️ Guess how long @KeriannePayne did a handstand underwater for. If yo…


@swimathon @KeriannePayne @ZoggsUK 1 minute 58 seconds


RT @swimathon: Do you want to be a part of the Swimathon Corporate Challenge? It's a great opportunity for employees to team up, train toge…


RT @capojop: Swimming 5K for @mariecurieuk in @swimathon in April. Sponsorship and RTs appreciated. https://t.co/99bgYJayza


RT @swimathon: @killclifford @BrockwellLido Swimathon weekend is from Friday 27th - Sunday 29th April. Or you can take part in MySwimathon…





Ask the Lifeguard: Addressing the barriers to swimming

Laura Winter went down to the London Aquatics Centre to ask the lifeguard everything you might need to know when you go to your local swimming pool. Our aim is to encourage more people to swim, break down those barriers and inspire people to take on ..... read more


Guest Blogger Lorraine Lewis: Overcoming my fear of swimming

It’s not easy being an adult non–swimmer. People automatically assume as an adult you should know how to swim. You want to learn to swim but you feel stupid and too embarrassed to actually go and learn. That is me, the person who has always wanted t..... read more


Guest Blogger Cadi Lambert: International Women's Day

Being a part of Swimathon has given me the same feeling that I had in Cuba last year. Swimming is one of the few sports with a higher percentage of female participants than male. When I head to the pool it is fantastic to see women of all shapes, siz..... read more


Delighted to announce the winners for our Ultimate Swimming Competition

We are delighted to announce the winners for our Ultimate Swimming Competition! We had some fantastic prizes to give away including a 1 week holiday for 2 on the Caribbean island of Nevis and £250 Zoggs vouchers. ..... read more


Guest Blogger Wanda Stockdale: It's never too late to learn how to swim

Learning to swim, can be a daunting prospect. The first piece of advice I would offer is, tell those you know of your plan to learn to swim. You may find yourself receiving questioning responses and raised eyebrows, as I did. You are never "too old" ..... read more