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Swim for whales and dolphins

Make a splash for whales and dolphins

Whether it's in your local pool or out at sea, there are many ways you can use your swimming skills to raise vitals funds for whales and dolphins.

Swim Serpentine

Read all about Team Orca's fantastic day at Swim Serpentine in September 2019 and apply now for 26th September 2020 - just a few places left so get in touch now at event@whales.org

Swimmers raising funds for whales and dolphins

Big Splash Swim

It doesn't matter how far or fast you can swim, how young, old or young at heart you are, our Dolphin, Whale or Pod challenges can be swum in your local pool and in your own time.

Fin whale
Fin whales are the second largest whale, yet can swim at over 25mph!

Other swimming events

Open water swims to tempt you to take the plunge for whales and dolphins

(If you prefer to swim in a pool or to 'do your own thing' why not try WDC's Big Splash Swim instead ?)

Scotland & North

 

Gt Manchester
Salford Quays
Sat 16th  May

 

Epic Lakes
Windermere
Sat 12th September

 

Millerground Mile   
Lake Windermere
22 July & 26 Aug

 

Go Swim Loch Lomond
Balloch, Scotland
Sat 29th Aug

London & South

 

Dock2Dock
London Royal Docks
July - date tbc

 

Henley Festival
Henley-on-Thames
Sun 12th July

 

Salty Sea Dog
Boscombe, Bournemouth
6 Jun, 4 Jul, 1 Aug

 

Swim the Bay   
Weymouth
July - date tbc

Central & Midlands

 

Big Cotswold
Cirencester
Jun, Jul & Sept - tbc

 

Swim Rutland
Rutland Water
Sun 16th Aug

 

Marlow Classic River
Marlow, Bucks
Sun 24th May

 

Conquer the Chilterns
Oxon
Sun 20th Sept

Wales &        South West

 

The Big Bala
North Wales
Sat 20th June

 

The Dart 10k 
Devon
Sept - date tbc

 

Exmoor Open Water Swim
Somerset
Sun 27th Sept

Aqua Sphere Snowman  
Betws-y-Coed
Sat 1st Aug

Ireland

 

 

 

Ballygally Beach Swim
Ballygally
5th Sept

 

Glendalough National Park Swim
Co. Wicklow
Sept - date tbc

 

Gaelforce Great Fjord Swim
Leenane
26th Sept

If you'd like us to help find an open-water swim near you or if we can help in any way, please contact us on events@whales.org or call 01249 449500