Whether you’re new to swimming or are looking for your next step up, the Aspire Swim Series offers you the chance to take part in once in a lifetime experiences. From our pool-based Aspire Channel Swim to swimming the English Channel as part of a relay team, we will support you through every challenge you take on. We have accumulated a wealth of knowledge about pool and open water swimming since we started running swimming events in 1999, and are known for our expertise. But don’t take our word for it, experience it for yourself.

Aspire Channel Swim
The 2018 Aspire Channel Swim is taking place from 10th September to 3rd December.  Swim 22 miles, the distance of the English Channel, over 12 weeks in your local pool to raise money for Aspire.

Click here to find out more about the Aspire Channel Swim

River Arun Swim
Just finished your Aspire Channel Swim? Never tried open water swimming? Then this is the perfect event for you! Our River Arun swim gives you the chance to have a taster of open water swimming in a quiet, tidally assisted river.

Click here to find our more about the River Arun Swim

Solent Swims
The Isle of Wight is a great holiday destination, but how many people can say they swam there from the mainland?

Click here to find out more about the 2018 Solent Swims

Loch Ness Relay

Dive in to the largest body of fresh water in the UK and brave the chilly temperatures of Loch Ness. 

Click here to find out more

Aspire Relay Channel Swim
Regarded by many as the "Everest of swimming", swimming the Channel is one of the world’s toughest challenges. In fact, it might just be the hardest thing you’ll ever attempt. But, the rewards are just fantastic: the team camaraderie is second to none and nothing beats that feeling of finally arriving in France!

Read more about the Aspire Relay Channel Swim here

Other Swims:

Great Swim Series
The Great Swims are the UK's most popular outdoor swims. 

Click here for further information on dates and locations of the Great Swims in 2018

The Henley Classic
The Henley Classic is a 2.1km up-river swim along the course of the Henley Royal Regatta. 

For further information on The Henley Classic, click here.

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