Virtual open water swimming events in Ireland

This virtual event is only open to swimmers registered with us in 2020 and transferred to 2021.

As the global pandemic continues to place restrictions on large events we are going virtual.  We mightn't be able to swim together but we can still swim!

This is a total substitute for real events and this only become available as events are cancelled

  1. Choose the kilometer goal you'd like to achieve this summer, get to your local swim spot and start clocking those kms!  
  2. Once you've completed your distance, let us know via our system and we will post out your medal and swim caps.
  3. To give you a 'real' world goal we have the following destinations to show you how much you've achieved.
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Open Water Swimmer 2021 Virtual Events

Join 7000+ swimmers who have competed with us since 2012

When you come swim with us you'll see our ethos  from the beginning has been openness.  So you'll find yourself swimming with juniors, die hard skins, wetsuit lovers, towbag users and not, triathletes, wild swimmers, racers and 'just finish' mentalities. You'll become part of our friendly swim community. So take your place at the water’s edge and challenge yourself! You choose the location, the distance and what to wear - we will take care of the rest.   See you in the water!!

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Open water swimmers celebrating after completing their races event with Open Water Swimmer
Ecstatic Open Water Swimmer competitor coming out of the water after completing a race
Open water swimmers celebrating in the water after completing their swim.
Happy Open water swimmer with a green swim hat smiling in the water.
Happy Open water swimmers in the water during their race event with Open Water Swimmer
Two Open water swimmers embracing in the lake after completing their races event with Open Water Swimmer

"We are extremely proud that our swim series is now Ireland's largest and our Glendalough event is the biggest weekend of open water swimming in the country.."