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14 September 2024

Swim Serpentine

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Date of the event: 14th September 2024

If you’re looking to complete your first swim in open water or you’re already an avid swimmer, then this is the challenge for you!

Swim Serpentine is a one-day open water swimming event staged in the iconic setting of the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park, which was the venue for the Marathon Swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Swimmers will have the chance to take part in a half-mile, one-mile, two-mile or 6-mile swim in this open event. 

Half-mile swim

Taking in half a lap of the Serpentine, there's plenty of time for you to complete this achievable, but still challenging, swim. It is also a great opportunity to try out open water swimming if you're new to the sport.

One-mile swim

A classic distance in the world of open-water swimming events, the one-mile swim covers one full lap of the Serpentine. Swimmers take anywhere from 20 minutes to one hour to complete this distance.

Two-mile swim

The two-mile event is for those who would like to test themselves with two full laps of the Serpentine and is aimed at more experienced swimmers who have previously completed a one-mile open water swim. The two-mile distance is also one of the three events that makes up the London Classics

Super Six swim

If you love the camaraderie of outdoor swimming events but want to test yourself over a longer distance, this is the event for you! The Super Six challenge is limited to 100 swimmers each year, making it a really special event. This event offers experienced open water swimmers the chance to swim six miles in this iconic London lake in Hyde Park.

Swimmers at Swim Serpentine

How We’ll Support You

If you join #TeamCarersWorldwide we will assist you every step of the way with fundraising resources, publicity via social media, and lots of moral support – giving you more time to focus on your training schedule. You will also get a Carers Worldwide goody bag to say well done and thank you!

How To Join #teamcarersworldwide

We ask that you commit to raising a minimum sponsorship to take part:

  • Half-mile swim: £150
  • One-mile swim: £200
  • Two-mile swim: £250
  • Super Six swim: £500

To give you an idea of what your fundraising could do:

£150 Could buy 15 learning resource kits made up of books, crayons, pencils & paints for children with disabilities to engage with whilst at one of our Community Caring Centres 

£200 could help four family carers to train in and initiate a livelihood activity which fits around their caring responsibilities, lifting their family out of poverty. 

£250 could pay for a counsellor to spend a day with ten different groups of carers.

£500 Could set up 50 Carers Groups to reduce loneliness and isolation for unpaid carers.

If you’re interested in being a part of this fun and friendly event as a member of Team Carers Worldwide, then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +44 (0) 7745 955682. Please also get in touch if you would like to find out more or to ask any questions.