Great North Swim 2015

Windermere - Lake Windermere

Get your place

  1. Sign up at the Great North Swim website
  2. Get a sponsorship pack from us
  3. Get set and go!

Get a charity place

Register for a free charity place when you pledge to raise a minimum of £200 in sponsorship.

Apply here

Alternatively give us a call on 0300 123 5461 and we will register you over the phone

Got a place already?

Request your sponsorship pack and join our team.

Join our team for the Great North Swim, the UKs biggest open water swimming event.

With the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District and the amazing party atmosphere you will not want to meet this, so join us for a dip at the Great North Swim.

This is the perfect challenge for swimmers of all abilities, from novices to Olympic champions, you can choose from half mile, one mile, two mile and five kilometre courses, safe in the knowledge that there will be expert kayakers with you every stroke of the way.

This event is perfect for that New Years resolution challenge, so kick start your resolution and sign up today.

Join us and bring forward the day that all cancers are cured.

Race day information

We'll be there on the day ready and waiting to cheer you on to the finish line. Make sure you look out for our cheering point along the route.

Any questions? Contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461 or email

Did you know...

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Support for you

Training plans and advice

Get a cheering pack

Our pack includes a banner, clapper boards, cheering sticks, balloons, tattoos and running sacks. To get yours,email or call 0300 123 5461.

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