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For more than 10 years, Great Swim has provided thousands of swimmers with exhilarating, challenging and safe events in the great outdoors.

With distances to suit all levels and abilities, Great Swim events cater for the sport’s newest and youngest participants, seasoned marathon swimmers, and everyone in between. Take your pick from 250 metres, 1/2 mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5k, 10k & SwimRun.

John West Great North Swim 2019

7-9 June

Hosted at Brockhole on Windermere, The John West Great North Swim is a fantastic weekend of open water swimming in the stunning Lake District. This year’s event takes place over 3 days, and with multiple distances and a range of challenges you’ll definitely find something to suit you.

Entries have now closed but click here for more details about the event.

John West Great East Swim 

22 June

The event takes place at Alton Water and offers a great day out for swimmers, families and spectators. With farmers’ markets, plenty of musical entertainment and swim distances ranging from 250 metres right up to a 10k, there really is something for everyone!

Places are filling fast, enter today!

Swim250 – A family-friendly option

Returning by popular demand for a second year is the Swim250 option, which is perfect for anyone aged eight years old and over. The Swim250 (250 metres) is the equivalent to 10 lengths of a standard 25m pool, and is a great choice if you’re looking to try the open water for the first time, or if you’d like to swim with the family.

Whether it’s your first time or you’re looking for your next adventure, you can guarantee that it will be an enjoyable experience in the great outdoors with friends and family.

Join us for an open water swimming experience you’ll never forget. Enter today