swimming

Thames Marvels to Take on Cross Channel Swim in Support of Mental Health

Another team of six swimmers from the Henley Open Water Swimming Club are planning to relay swim the English Channel this summer. Marika, Alaine, Rebecca, Vicky, Elizabeth (Liz) and Lee […]

New Beer Finish Sponsor for Henley Swim’s Club to Pub Event

Henley Swim has announced a new partnership with Italian beer Peroni Nastro Azzurro for its summer Club to Pub Swim. The Club to Pub  swim will be taking place on […]

Olympian & Boat Race Umpire Thanks Mermaids For Raising Money for Huntington’s Disease

Olympic medallist and the first Boat Race woman umpire, Sarah Winckless, recorded the above video to raise awareness of Huntington’s Disease and to thank Henley Mermaids for choosing Huntington’s Disease […]

Henley Swim Inviting Women to Star in This Girl Can 2021 Campaign

Henley Swim have today announced that they are looking for 6 women new to open water swimming to star in their 2021 This Girl Can campaign. Supported by Henley Swim […]

Drowning Prevention Charity Becomes Henley Swim Partner

As today marks ‘Blue Monday’ Henley Swim have today announced a new 2021 partnership for the Thames Marathon with drowning prevention charity, SwimTayka. SwimTayka hopes to help lift spirits by offering […]

New Brass Monkey Challenge from Henley Swim

The team from Henley Swim have added the Brass Monkeys Challenge to their portfolio, a series of virtual cold water swimming challenges that can be achieved anywhere in the world, […]

Mermaids Channel Swim Recognised With Town Plaque

The Henley Herald surprised the Henley Mermaids who swam the English channel in June in relay last night at Red Lion Lawn with the unveiling of a plaque to recognise […]

Leisure Centre Pool to Reopen

Henley Leisure Centre will be reopening their swimming pool from Monday (14 September). The Centre reopened its Gym and other facilities on 25 July with restrictions on social distancing and […]

Henley Swim Back With A Splash

Hundreds of swimmers braved the Thames last weekend for the Henley Swim’s Club to Pub and the Henley Swim Festival. On Friday and Saturday, Temple Island Meadows were flooded with […]

Tale of the Mer-Mazing Channel Swim

Dodging jellyfish, swimming in the dark, overcoming sea sickness and breaking waves, the Henley Mermaids touched down on Wissant beach in France last Wednesday at 17.23 after a gruelling nearly […]