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The Swimathon Foundation

Welcome to The Swimathon Foundation – the charity behind the world’s biggest fundraising swimming event, Swimathon.swim_pool

Every year, Swimathon brings together swimmers in over 600 local pools across the nation to challenge their swimming abilities and raise funds for charity. In past years our swimmers have raised over £40 million for such well known charities as Marie Curie Cancer Care, Sport Relief, Macmillan Cancer Support, NSPCC, The British Heart Foundation and The Prince’s Trust.

The Swimathon Foundation also supports smaller organisations that are involved with local swimming projects through its Community Grants scheme. In the past year a variety of initiatives, including swimming programmes for those with special needs, participation schemes by youth groups, clubs for the elderly, swimming clubs and disability groups have all benefitted from its support.

If you share The Foundation’s passion for swimming, then why not get involved with Swimathon or find out more about a Community Grant


Latest News


Swimming groups and clubs now have just a few days to apply for up to £2500 for a Swimathon Foundation Community Grant with the deadline...
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Swimathon Foundation are delighted to announce that Swimathon 2014 raised over £2.4m, after final fIgures from last year’s event were confirmed. It is around £0.3m...
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Swimathon Foundation President Duncan Goodhew MBE and TV interior designer and Linda Barker are urging all of Britain to take on the challenge of Swimathon...
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Swimathon 2015 Opens

Swimathon 2015 is now officially open! Registration for this year’s nationwide swim challenge opened on Monday 5 January at www.swimathon.org. The Swimathon Foundation is delighted...
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Swimathon Community Grants

The applications for 2014 are now closed; a notice announcing the date when applications for 2015 will open will be posted in late 2014.

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