swimming

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 […]

Henley Swim Scoops Up 2 National Awards

Henley Swim has received national recognition for the quality of their events, following exceptionally high athlete ratings in the Racecheck Awards. The Thames Marathon, a 14km swim from Henley to […]

Henley Swim Announces New July Swim Festival

Henley Swim are bringing an open water swimming festival to the banks of the Thames this July with swimming events for all ages and a festival village featuring everything related […]

Calum Best Joins in Biggest Boxing Day Swim

The biggest number (63) brave swimmers took part in the ninth Boxing Day swim from Red Lion Lawn across to the Leander Club pontoon. The swim was originally started by […]

Free Swimming for a Month for People With Diabetes

Residents of Henley who have diabetes can sign up for a month’s FREE swimming thanks to a special offer from South Oxfordshire District Council. This month’s offer is to coincide […]