Swim Bala 2023 – Booking Open

  Our 2023 Lake end to end swims are starting off with a beautiful swim in Bala this June. At just over 3 miles it’s a good starter distance for an open water event swim, although don’t be fooled into thinking it’s easy. Bala can be quite a challenge, which makes finishing this swim even more special.     We… Read more →

100×100 – 2022

This years event has been dominated by some incredible swimming from our younger swimmers with the lead team of Lucas, Ava and Paige from Armthorpe Kingfishers coming in at 2hrs 45mins, followed closely by solo swimmer Sam Buckley (14). Sam’s lane ( a proper family affair ) also had Molly and Sophie (11) sharing their 10k and also finishing in… Read more →

Sad Day- Please warn your children

When your young people get home from school this afternoon please speak to them and warn them of the dangers of frozen lakes / water. it could be a conversation that saves their life. Our deepest sympathy to all of the families and friends of the three young children who have sadly lost their lives.     In addition if… Read more →

Christmas Party 2022 – Festive fun had by all

      A huge thank you to everyone that joined us for the SYS 2022 Christmas party last night,   Lee Vallet, Tim & Caroline  your participation in the 12 days of Christmas has fallen into party legend, almost rivalling Izzy! See you next year for a four part harmony.       A special thank you to Tracy’s… Read more →

Good News Week…

We’ve had a week of great news at SYS, firstly Lucy Farrar (15) who completed a team relay swim of Windermere earlier this year has been selected as a Girl Guide advocate representing the organisation at state events and talking to MP’s about issues which affect young girls and women. You can read Lucy’s story in full here .  … Read more →

Christmas Present Collection

Our 2022 Christmas present appeal for looked after children is now under way, if you would like to donate a gift please clearly label with age group and gender, ( teenagers usually get forgotten ). All gifts will be distributed via Sheffield Children’s services.   If you are attending the Christmas Party on the 10th of December we will have… Read more →