Government Roadmap Announcement – Our Response
The Swimathon Foundation is delighted to see the proposed reopening of swimming pools included in the Government’s roadmap out of Covid-19, with a staggered return taking place in the coming months
Grant Buckley's Story
In Sept 2019 my Mum, June Cooper, and my Step-Father Brian were in Tenerife, they’d been loads of times, about 35 times
Our February Update
I’m really pleased that the Swimathon Foundation were able to help so many members of the swimming community through last year’s Covid-19 Relief Fund, where we distributed £50,000 of grants to those most in need. But unfortunately, the hard times have not gone away.
My Hopes For 2021 – An Update from our Chair
Anthony Kendal OBE, Chair of the Swimathon Foundation, sums up his thoughts and hopes for Swimathon, fundraising and swimming in 2021.
Second COVID-19 Relief Fund Launched To Support Aquatics Community
The Swimathon Foundation has today launched a second Covid-19 Relief Fund to help the swimming and aquatics community cope with the ongoing impact and effects of the pandemic.
Duncan's Morning Stretches
Check out Duncan Goodhew's series of morning stretches to keep you swim ready during lockdown
Ambassador Laura's New Challenge
"Are you taking on any challenges at the moment?" - Hear exactly what Laura has been getting up to during lockdown
Essex swimmer raises £5,000 for charity
A teacher from Felsted has raised £5,000 for Mare Curie and Cancer Research UK having completed this year’s Swimathon challenge.
Swimathon 2020 Raises £1 Million for Charities
The Swimathon Foundation has today announced that this year’s Swimathon has raised over £1 million. These funds will support the essential work of Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie as well as promoting swimming and underpinning its vital role in health and wellbeing across the UK.
Louise’s dramatic celebrity claim
Swimathon participant Louise shares her incredible swimming journey, with a picture of her as a child with Duncan Goodhew and its dramatic backstory!