16th November 2011
Olympic swimming legend Mark Spitz has pledged his support for the Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief, insisting the event is a great idea!
25th October 2011
With less than two months until Christmas, the countdown to the office party season is on.
13th September 2011
Swimathon, the world’s biggest fundraising swim is about to get even bigger, joining forces with British Swimming’s and BBC’s Big Splash; Marie Curie Cancer Care; and Sport Relief to promote what is hoped will be the biggest Swimathon Weekend ever.
13 September 2011
David Walliams completed his exhausting 140 mile Thames swim on Monday evening as the total raised for Sport Relief sailed past the £1 million mark.
5th September 2011
Ronan Keating and Jenny Frost led a 10-man relay team across the treacherous 56 miles of Irish Sea to raise money for Cancer Research UK last week.
17 August 2011
British Gas Swimfitter Gareth decided to put the benefits of ‘gymming then swimming’ to the test.
31 August 2011
Retired breast surgeon Roger Allsopp swam his way into the record books on 30th August 2011 as he became the oldest man to swim the English Channel.
30 August 2011
Little Britain star and swimming supremo David Walliams is set for his biggest challenge yet – to swim 140 miles of the Thames for Sport Relief.
26 August 2011
At just 18 months old, Rosanna Ogden from Lancashire is living proof of the benefits of introducing a love of water at an early age.
With the summer holiday season in full swing many of us will be heading to a swimming pool for plenty of relaxing quality time in the water. But are you forced to relax on the side while your kids swim up and down? It doesn’t have to be this way. Lots of adults can’t swim but it is never too late to learn and the fitness benefits are fantastic.