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Top 5 Secret Swimming Locations

Top 5 Secret Swimming Locations

  Want to know the best places to take a dip in the great outdoors? And not only that, these spots are not known by everyone so you're sure to hav...

The Henley Mile Open Water Swim – where a Mile is more than a Mile

Henley Swim are offering Simply Swim subscribers a special offer, 10% off all Henley Mile events on Sunday 10th July 2016. Simply go to www.henleys...

The Most Challenging Open Water Swims in the World

In this video we're going to be looking at the most gruelling open water challenges in the world. Have you ever wondered how easy it is to escap...

Dangerous Places You Wouldn't Want to Swim

Often we talk about the best places to swim, whether that be in open water, or our favourite water parks. But today we're going to be counting do...

Tips to Stay Safe Keep When Wild Swimming

Wild swimming is one of the fastest-growing outdoor sports in the UK, as more and more people discover the exhilaration of reconnecting with natu...

Top 5 Best Natural Pools in the World

Hey guys and welcome to Simply Swim's top five best natural swimming pools in the world. Let's get swimming, shall we? Number Five: First up, we...

The Evolution of a Swimming Event

It might seem a slightly odd thing to write about in the depths of winter, but have you ever wondered what happens during the winter months at the ...

4 Most Commonly Injured Body Parts in Swimming

Much like any other sport, swimming is an activity that can result in unpleasant injuries, especially in cases of competitive and professional swim...

The First Woman To Swim the English Channel

So often it's men who make the records, because men's sports are better funded and promoted. But for one woman in the 1920s, anything men could do,...

The Thames Baths Project

On the 19th May 2015, 26 days into a 30 day Kickstarter campaign, a new outdoor swimming initiative in London reached its £125,000 crowd-funded tar...

A Day At Kings Cross Pond

When I was asked if I would like to take a dip in the new Kings Cross Pond Club, of course I jumped at the chance. This much publicized art install...
Let's Be Imaginative With Our Open Water Swims

Let's Be Imaginative With Our Open Water Swims

With the open water season well under way it’s time to look at the sort of work you will be doing when in the big blue.   Many swimmers and triathl...
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