Swim Serpentine | ActionAid UK

Swimmers taking part in an open water swimming event.

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Swim Serpentine

Don your wetsuit and make waves for ActionAid.

  • Date 21 September 2019
  • Registration fee £25 - £49
  • Sponsorship target Raise as much as you can

Join 6,000 swimmers on this unique course taking place in the heart of London, in Hyde Park’s famous lake — The Serpentine. There are half-mile, one-mile and two-mile routes for you to choose from.

You don’t need to be a gold medal swimmer to take part, but you will get the chance to wade in the waves of the 2012 Olympic champions who swam this same course.

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It was fantastic being a part of the ActionAid team. I felt supported all the way to race day.

Charlie Keep, ActionAid event fundraiser

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Thank you so much for your incredble support – you are changing lives, for good.

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If you have any questions or would like any additional support with your fundraising, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

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Page updated 28 May 2019