The Great North Swim is one of the UK's most popular outdoor swims and provides a fantastic opportunity to swim outdoors, whilst raising money for Aspire.

The Great North Swim aims to make the challenge of open water swimming safe, fun and accessible to all. There’s a swimming challenge to suit all abilities, with distances including half a mile, one mile, two miles and 5km. So whether it’s your first taste of open water swimming, or you’re looking for your next adventure, there’s an open water swimming challenge for everyone.

Great North Swim Windermere, Lake District - 7th June 2024

The Great North Swim takes place in a safe and supervised environment. It's not a race, so it's up to you whether you want to do breaststroke whilst chatting to a friend, or front crawl your way to a fast time.

If you have your own place in the event and would like to swim for Aspire please email [email protected]

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