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The Swimathon Foundation announce £50,000 grants from Covid-19 Relief Fund

The Swimathon Foundation is delighted to announce the award of grant funding to over one hundred swimming clubs, swimming schools and independent aquatic organisations, through its Covid-19 Relief Fund.

Swimathon Foundation launches COVID-19 relief fund to support aquatics community

The Swimathon Foundation is today (Monday 4 May) launching a COVID-19 Relief Fund to help the swimming and aquatics community deal with the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duncan Goodhew Visits Jessie Younghusband School for School Swimathon 2019

​Swimathon president and Olympic god medallist, Duncan Goodhew went to visit Jessie Younghusband school in Chichester a few weeks ago to thank them for being such incredible supporters of School Swimathon 2019. Here, Duncan led a fun swimming session followed by an inspirational assembly and a Q&A session. 

School Swimathon 2019 is open!

Get set to swim your best again in 2019! 

The Swimathon Foundation is once again joining forces with Swim England for the school swimming programme that helps all children to swim their best. Returning after the success of the past six years, this programme helps raise the profile of curriculum swimming as well as supporting Swim England's vision to increase participation and to have every child learn to swim before they leave primary school.

Duncan Goodhew Supports School Swimathon 2018

Swimathon president and Olympic god medallist, Duncan Goodhew went to visit two schools that have been strong advocates for School Swimathon this year; Henry Cavendish Primary School in Balham and Engayne Primary School in Upminster. At both schools, Duncan led an inspirational assembly followed by a fun swimming session.


Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie named charity partners of Swimathon

Following Swimathon’s recent 30th anniversary which has so far raised over £1.5 million, The Swimathon Foundation, the charity behind both events, is delighted to announce that Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie will be the official charity partners of Swimathon for the next four years.

School Swimathon has a brand new look for 2017!

A neat new logo, a fresh new website and the same fantastic swimming challenge. School Swimathon is back for 2017 and is better than ever before!