swimming

Henley Mermaids to Complete Thames Swim with a Protest

The Henley Mermaids will finish their summer-long swim of the length of the Thames, from the source to Henley, with a celebration and protest against river pollution. Members of the […]

Macmillan Cancer Support New Henley Swim Charity Partner

Henley Swim Series have a new charity partner; Macmillan Cancer Support who are looking to immerse itself in the growth of open water swimming. The events team at Macmillan plan […]

Henley Mermaids First All-Female Team to Swim Bristol Channel

Henley Mermaids (Laura Reineke, Joan Fennelly, Fiona Print and Susan Barry) were the first all-female swimming team to swim the Bristol Channel on Saturday. Laura kicked off the swim from […]

Marathon River Swimmers

More than 800 swimmers arrived in Marlow, after completing the Thames Marathon on Sunday – a long-distance endurance swim, organised by Henley Swim. The swimmers had a choice of two […]

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 […]