Swim England London

Aquatic sports in the London region

Open Water Competitions

The continuing growth of Open Water Swimming has also seen an increase in the number of open water swimming events that take place throughout the summer months, usually from May through to September. Many open water swimming venues around London will host race nights or timed swim events, while one of the largest mass participation open water swimming events in the UK is held every September when London Marathon run the Swim Serpentine event in Hyde Park.

You can view a range of upcoming competitions on Swim England’s Open Water hub.


Swim England London Open Water Championships

Swim England London hosts an annual regional open water championship.

The Swim England London regional open water championships acts as a qualifying event for the National Open Water Championships, with the top 3 in each age group specific event in each gender qualifying. The regional championships is run as an open event and as such swimmers who are affiliated to clubs outside of London are welcome to attend.

The Regional Open Water event is cancelled due to water quality issues – Please see further details HERE


Click to view results from previous year’s regional open water competitions below.

Swim England London Open Water Results

London Region Open Water Champs Results