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Swim for WaterAid

WaterAid/ James Kirby

Join Team WaterAid

Take on a charity swim challenge for WaterAid and help us reach everyone, everywhere with life-changing clean water.

Whether you’re already a swimming fanatic or you're looking to dip your toe in for the first time, join our community of like-minded swimmers to make a difference to your own life – and to the lives of others around the world.

From leisurely laps in stunning locations, to marathon-distance challenges – there’s a swimming event for everyone.

Upcoming swimming events

Reasons to swim: a gallery

Preparing for your swim

Whether you’re an open water novice or already a seasoned swimmer, our downloadable 12-week training plans will help you build stamina, speed and confidence so you can achieve your goals.