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A, B1, B2 and B3 – Sponsored Swim at Birtley Swimming Centre


- Club Events

For A, B1, B2 and B3 Squads.

Swimmer at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics

Image of swimmer, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia

We are looking to host a sponsored swim on 7 October, 14:00 – 16:00 with members of the CrossFit centre and their chosen charity of Epilepsy Action, monies raised will be split 50/50 between club and charity. Funds raised for the club will go towards new trophies for our annual club gala.

We would hope that each swimmer tried to gain sponsorship of £5, which can be paid via JustGiving.

12 teams will swim a distance equivalent to a marathon (plus a few extra metres)!


  • Swimmers will be split into 12 teams covering all squads A-B3 and will also have an additional crossfit member
  • Teams will be announced October 1st via the club website and our notify email service, each team to be given a colour or theme
  • Each team will need to complete 3525m, 50m to be swum per swimmer each lap
  • Teams to be split into 2 heats
  • Fastest team to complete the 3525m will receive a prize
  • We will assume ALL swimmers will attend and only NOT include them should prior notice be given before Team Announcements on 1st October
  • We will expect good cheer and laughter at all times