swimming

Matthew Sets New Club to Pub Swim Record

Matthew Breckon from Surrey broke the Club to Pub swim course record on Saturday evening in 17:06, beating the previous record by 6 secs held by Richard Stannard from Maidenhead […]

Mermaids & Ex-Men Complete Cold North Channel Swim

Two of the Henley Mermaids, Laura Reineke and Joan Fennelly along with friends from Exmouth, Max Norman and Gary Robb (aka the Ex-Men) completed the North Channel swim yesterday from […]

Monty Brings Home a Medley of Medals from Regional Swimming Finals

Monty Smith has won a medley of medals at the recent South East Regional swimming finals in Crawley. He won 5 golds, 1 silver and 2 bronze in the Under […]

Join Starlight Children’s Foundation and Henley Swim for a ‘Play Day’ Pre-Swim

The Selkie Henley Classic iconic 2.1km upstream swim on Sunday 26 June is partnering with the children’s charity, Starlight Children’s Foundation, again this year with an elevated offering treating swimmers […]

Seal Spurs Swimmers on to Complete South African Freedom Swim

Henley Mermaid, Laura Reineke completed the Freedom Swim from Robben Island to Cap Town in South Africa across the Big Bay last Wednesday in 3 hours 12 mins. Laura was […]

Henley Swim Wins Top Rated Swimming Event for 4th Year in Racecheck Awards

Racecheck have today announced that the Outdoor Swimmer Henley Swim Festival has won the Top Rated Swimming Event Award of 2021 in the coveted Racecheck Awards. This is the 4th […]

Mermaids Announce 2022 Challenges & Partnership With Marine Conservation Charity

The Henley Mermaids have announced a Year of Challenges for 2022, which will see members of the team attempt to swim the Bristol Channel, the North Channel, the Freedom Swim […]

Lions Swimarathon Back This Year

After being cancelled for 2 years, the Lions Swimarathon is returning on Saturday 26 March at Henley Leisure Centre between 1.00-5.00pm. Any organisation or group of people can enter as […]

Swim Festival Partners with Rivers Trust for 2022

The Rivers Trust has partnered with The Outdoor Swimmer Henley Swim Festival 2022 (10 July) to ask swimmers to race to revive rivers and communities. The charity brings together the people, knowledge, […]

Henley Mermaids Bristol Channel Attempt Take Two

Update: The swim was cancelled due to the weather forecast changing. ———————————————————————- Henley Mermaids, Laura Reineke, Joan Fennelly, Fiona Print, Susan Barry will be joined by Merthyr Mermaid, Cath Pendleton […]