Swimmers take part in the Great North Swim for charity

Join thousands of adventurous swimmers of all abilities in this swim in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Great North Swim event details

  • Date: 2015 tbc
  • Location: Windermere, Lake District
  • Event Type: ½ mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5km swim
  • Registration fee: tbc
  • Fundraising target: Raise what you can

Already have your place? Complete this form to Join Team Unicef.

Join Team UNICEF

If you have not yet secured your place on the Great North Swim, you can do so through the cycle event organiser's website.

Why do a sponsored swim for Unicef?

Your fundraising through the Great North Swim will make a huge difference. 

With your support Unicef can protect millions of vulnerable children around the world. Did you know that £250 protects over 2,000 children from the crippling effects of polio?

Fundraising ideas

Make the most of your swim for charity with fundraising tips and ideas on our fundraising toolkit pages. If you have a question that is not covered, please feel free to contact us via e-mail or by calling 0300 330 5580.