swimming

Swimmer Completes 365-Day Challenge to Overcome Panic Attacks

Kate Goodman was invited to join Henley Open Water Swimming Club (HOWSC) but during her first swim in the river she realised she was having a panic attack and these […]

Swimmers From All Over the World Complete Thames Marathon

Over 850 swimmers took over the Henley to Marlow stretch of the Thames on Sunday in Henley Swim’s final event of the season, the Thames Marathon. Swimmers set off from […]

Joel Finally Wins Club to Pub After 2 Close Attempts

Joel Winter from Reading Swimming Club finally won the Club to Pub swim on Saturday night after coming second twice in the last 2 years in a time of 18 […]

Thousands Make a Splash at Swim Festival

Record numbers swam and enjoyed water based riverside fun on Sunday (14 July) at the Henley Swim Festival. Swimmers congregated to compete in multiple distances, including 4 miles, 2 miles, […]

Real-life Iron Man to Fly at Henley Swimming Festival

Richard Browning, (founder and chief test pilot at Gravity Industries) the real-life Iron Man will fly at the Outdoor Swimmer Henley Swim Festival  on Sunday (14 July) in Henley in […]

Record Number Swim Henley Classic

This weekend (Sunday 30 June) saw the 15th Selkie Henley Classic take place, with over 800 swimmers registered and celebrating a record number of loyal swimmers. The historic sunrise swim […]

Henley Classic Recreates 1930s Photograph for Anniversary

This weekend saw the Henley Open Water Swimming Club take to the bank of the Thames to recreate an iconic 1930s photograph taken at the Henley Baths (above) which was […]

Henley Swim Opens Entries For This Girl Can

On International Women’s Day Henley Swim are launching their This Girl Campaign calling for local ladies who would like to dive into a life changing experience. The Henley Swim are […]

2018 Henley Classic Winners Presented With Historic Inman & Ovey Trophies

Last weekend saw the awards ceremony for the Henley Classic Swim, where the two 2018 winners were presented with the Inman and Ovey trophies. On Friday evening, friends and family […]

Valley Road School Dolphins Team Beat Swimarathon Length Record

901 lengths were swum in this year’s Henley Lions Swimarathon on Sunday at Henley Leisure Centre by 65 swimmers. Henley Mayor, Councillor Glen Lambert did the honours of starting the […]