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Posts Tagged: "news"

Introducing SwimTrek's New Slogan...

SWIM · EXPLORE · DISCOVER Three simple words that perfectly capture what SwimTrek is all about. Three words that represent the excitement, the adventure and the sense of achievement of a SwimTrek holiday. Three words that define each and every SwimTrekker; that describe who we are, what we do and...

SwimTrek Beach Clean

In 2016 Surfers Against Sewage had their most successful national beach clean. With 946 beaches cleans, 19,500 volunteers and 64 tonnes of marine litter being removed from the coastline. So when we at SwimTrek heard that they would be running another campaign this year, we jumped at the...

Ahead Of The Times - 2017 Travel Trends

As the founder of SwimTrek, the world’s original open water swimming holiday company, I have spent the best part of the past two decades in search of the most fascinating swimming locations anywhere on the planet. From destinations that were close to home in Britain’s Lake District and Scotland...

SwimTrek Sea Lions Swim the English Channel

WE DID IT! The SwimTrek Sea Lions swam the channel. On Tuesday 13th September 2016, 6 of us (made up of 5 members of SwimTrek HQ and a friend) started our journey across the channel with one goal in mind – getting to the shores of France no matter what. This idea came about when a few of the...

SwimTrek will be at Big Shoulders 2016

We are excited to announce that SwimTrek are a new partner of the 2016 Big Shoulders Swim. The Big Shoulders Swim is: "a Lake Michigan-size test of guts, determination and fortitude amidst the chilly, windswept waves. Like all the best races in the world, Big Shoulders started with an...

SwimTrek Guides at US Masters Swimming Long Course National Championship in Gresham, Oregon

SwimTrek guides Marlys Cappaert and Mark Johnston visited Gresham, Oregon over the weekend to watch and compete in the 2016 United States Masters Swimming (USMS) Summer Nationals. Set in the stunning Pacific Northwest, Mt. Hood Community College boasts one of the fastest and most beautiful 50M...

SwimTrek nominated for 'Best Activity/Sports Holiday Company' at the British Travel Awards!

We're excited to announce that SwimTrek have been nominated for Best Activity/Sports Holiday Company at the British Travel Awards. The awards are considered the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the travel industry. Simon Murie, SwimTrek founder,...

SwimTrek become an official partner of Swim Serpentine

In true pioneering spirit, we've become a partner of the brand new two-day open water swimming festival in the heart of London, Swim Serpentine. SwimTrek has become the ‘Official Swimming Holiday Partner’ of the mass-participation event that will see up to 6,000 swimmers take the plunge into...

SwimTrek returns to the lake at Latitude Festival 2016

SwimTrek are heading back to the waters at Latitude Festival for a weekend of early morning adventure swims and coaching sessions. ADVENTURE SWIM For those looking for something even more enthralling, SwimTrek will be offering a chance to get a taste of adventure swimming. This escorted adventure...

SwimTrek attended the US Masters Swimming Spring Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina

SwimTrek attended the world class swimming facility in Greensboro which was full of speedy swimmers with nearly 2000 swimmers, representing 219 swim clubs for the US Masters Swimming (USMS) Spring Nationals in Greenboro, North Carolina. Our mission was to pique an interest in open water swimming...