187,888 lakes to swim in

A new swimming holiday company has emerged to take advantage of Finland’s almost countless swimming opportunities. As well as 187,888 lakes, the country also boasts the world’s largest archipelago and the Baltic Sea.

What do you struggle most with when you swim?

Chris Malpass of ucanswim took to Twitter to find out our most common problems when swimming in open water.

Free parking for swimmers!

No need to worry about where to park before a swim in the Lakes, a pub near Ambleside has come up with a great idea: free parking for swimmers.

International Winter Swimming Association launches World Cup

The International Winter Swimming Association (IWSA) has announced the inaugural Winter Swimming World Cup Series for 2015 – 2016.

Sprint finish at Sand to Surf

The State Sand to Surf, the penultimate race in the New Zealand State Ocean Swim Series, took place at Mt Maunganui on Saturday 21 March.

Swim the Solent in aid of the Samaritans

Entries are now open for the annual Swim the Solent in aid of the Samaritans. The 1.5-mile swim from the mainland to the Isle of Wight will take place on Sunday 26 July.

  • 187,888 lakes to swim in

  • What do you struggle most with when you swim?

  • Free parking for swimmers!

  • International Winter Swimming Association launches World Cup

  • Sprint finish at Sand to Surf

  • Swim the Solent in aid of the Samaritans

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A new swimming holiday company has emerged to take advantage of Finland’s almost countless swimming opportunities. As well as 187,888 lakes, the count…
No need to worry about where to park before a swim in the Lakes, a pub near Ambleside has come up with a great idea: free parking for swimmers.
The International Winter Swimming Association (IWSA) has announced the inaugural Winter Swimming World Cup Series for 2015 – 2016.
The State Sand to Surf, the penultimate race in the New Zealand State Ocean Swim Series, took place at Mt Maunganui on Saturday 21 March.
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