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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

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
Sat 12th September


Millerground Mile   
Lake Windermere
22 July & 26 Aug


Go Swim Loch Lomond
Balloch, Scotland
Sat 29th Aug

London & South


London Royal Docks
July - date tbc


Henley Festival
Sun 12th July


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


Swim the Bay   
July - date tbc

Central & Midlands


Big Cotswold
Jun, Jul & Sept - tbc


Swim Rutland
Rutland Water
Sun 16th Aug


Marlow Classic River
Marlow, Bucks
Sun 24th May


Conquer the Chilterns
Sun 20th Sept

Wales &        South West


The Big Bala
North Wales
Sat 20th June


The Dart 10k 
Sept - date tbc


Exmoor Open Water Swim
Sun 27th Sept

Aqua Sphere Snowman  
Sat 1st Aug





Ballygally Beach Swim
5th Sept


Glendalough National Park Swim
Co. Wicklow
Sept - date tbc


Gaelforce Great Fjord Swim
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 or call 01249 449500