Jane's story

​After five months without access to the local swimming pool, Wrexham resident Jane Bowyer-Jones is relieved to be able to get back into the water - particularly as she has a training regime to undertake in these unprecedented times, and a poignant reason for doing so.

Back to Swimming Tips

Mel Berry, co-founder of the Her Spirit community, shares her top tips for returning to swimming safely, with pool and open water advice.

A message from the Swimathon President

​It has been a long wait but, thankfully a number of pools are starting to reopen and we can go swimming again! Just like me, I know so many of you have missed swimming dreadfully.

Duncan Goodhew's 5 virtual challenge tips

Check out five great tips for easing into your virtual challenge, written by Olympic gold medallist and Swimathon President himself, Duncan Goodhew.

Swimming is coming back!

Following the news that pools will soon be reopening across England, we wanted to let you know our updated approach for Swimathon 2020.

The Swimathon Foundation supports a variety of swimming and aquatic organisations

The Swimathon Foundation has supported over 100 swimming and aquatic organisations through its Covid-19 Relief Fund.

Devon Triathlon coach receives vital funding from the Swimathon Foundation

A triathlon coach from Teignmouth has received vital funding from the Swimathon Foundation.

Belfast Swimming Club receive financial support from the Swimathon Foundation

​A swimming club in Belfast is the latest recipient to receive funding from the Swimathon Foundation.

Wirrall Swimming Club awarded grant from the Swimathon Foundation

A swimming club in the Wirral has received essential funding from the Swimathon Foundation.

The Swimathon Foundation announce £50,000 grants from Covid-19 Relief Fund

The Swimathon Foundation is delighted to announce the award of grant funding to over one hundred swimming clubs, swimming schools and independent aquatic organisations, through its Covid-19 Relief Fund.