Anyone Fancy a Swim?

Applications now open for the UK Swim Serpentine 2020!


We are excited to announce Special Olympics Great Britain has been awarded ten places in the 2020 UK Swim Serpentine – Half Mile Swim.

This one-day open water swimming festival is taking place on Saturday 26th September 2020, in and around the beautiful Serpentine in Hyde Park, London.

Special Olympics GB has 10 places for the Half-Mile Swim and there will be plenty of time to swim at your leisure, race a friend or just to try out an open water swimming event in London's iconic Serpentine.

The opportunity is open to all athletes, volunteers, family members, corporate partners and supporters of Special Olympics GB, 12 years old and above.

To apply for a Special Olympics GB UK Swim Serpentine place, please complete the application form and email Anna Wilberforce at with the subject line "SOGB 2020 UK Swim Serpentine" by Friday 31st July 2020.

Please note that all applicants need to be confident in swimming a minimum of half mile unaided, be at least 12 years old on Saturday 26th September and commit to raising a minimum of £50.

The successful applicants will be notified by Friday 7th August 2020.

Good luck and thank you!