Category: Swimming News

Swim Coniston 2022

Coniston is third largest lake in the Lake District in the North of England.  The lake is famous for the children’s novel Swallows and Amazons, which is set around Peel Island, and also as the location for the Water-speed record attempts by Donald Campbell. The swim will start on Saturday morning, 16th of July 2022,  from the beach near to the… Read more →

Finally….

  It was worth the wait! At 09:15 on Saturday morning at DCLT’S Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre  in Doncaster, Sam Farrow became the first swimmer to attempt an ice mile with us since Helen Smith’s swim  in February 2019. The ice mile is undoubtedly one of the most extreme events of physical endurance. Swimming one mile in open water below… Read more →

Swim Bala 2022

Swim Bala 2022 – Registration Open We’re now starting to release event start dates and registration links for our 2022 swims starting with the amazing Llyn Tegid (Bala) end to end swim in June. This beautiful lake swim is 3 miles long and as with all of our events it’s all about completion and personal achievement. The SYS team will… Read more →

Christmas Party 2021

    A very festive thank you to everyone that joined us last Sunday for our celebration of all things swimming, especially given the extra precautions we had to put in place to make the event as safe as possible for everyone attending. To recap on the awards presented …. Most Improved Swimmer 2021 – Louisa Paintin Nautical Hero Award… Read more →