The sheer number of outdoor swimmers around the world accelerates every year! SwimTrek is incredibly proud to take an active role in this ever-growing community. From helping to run swim races and iconic events, sharing stories and interviews about fellow swimmers, helping newcomers hit the open water with our world class coaches, and, of course, whisking you off to some of the best and most remote locations anywhere on the map - we're thrilled to be part of this big adventure with you all!
Also, we're not alone in helping to spread and encourage participation in this unique sport. Here are a few of the fantastic organisations we work with to get you all happily watered as often as possible.
In, 2023, we're thrilled to partner with this innovative goggle brand from co-founders Barfred, Bo and Niklas. These goggles are specially contoured for each swimmer to avoid unwanted pinching, leaking or rubbing...
(USMS) US Masters Swimming
In 2023, we began our partnership with USMS - a non-profit organisation and governing body for adult swimmers in the US with a reputation for inspiring workouts, competitions, clinics and workshops.
The Outdoor Swimming Society
Founded by Kate Rew, back in 2006, we've always had a strong connection with the fellow pioneers at OSS. This organisation has helped to inspire so many to use outdoor swimming for happiness, wellbeing and a greater sense of exploration.
NOWCA | Safety and Management
NOWCA are on a mission 'to open more water for more people'. We also advocate proper respect and due caution needed on the path to open water. It's always a pleasure to visit fantastic NOWCA venues across the UK.
Tri Wetsuit Hire
This UK-based company specialises in wetsuit hire and now offer various different exclusive hiring options for SwimTrekkers. The hiring length can be as short as 2 weeks to a whole season!
When it comes to goggles, they are few brands better known, or more commonly sighted at the poolside, than Zoggs. We're excited to be working more with this iconic swimwear brand over the coming year!
Ocean Lube specialises in plastic free, cruelty free, plant based, wetsuit safe, anti chafe balm that allows us to swim further and more comfortably without damaging the environment.
Not For Profits And Charitable Affiliations
We are delighted to be working more closely with the following non-profit organisations and charities as part of our ongoing 20 Sustainability Initiatives:
1% For The Planet
In 2023, we’re proud to partner with 1% For The Planet, which commits us to giving back 1% of our annual revenue to environmental partners.
We've partnered with local not for profit Living Vital to support our head office staff in community-led volunteer opportunities focusing on permaculture and the outdoors.
Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace works to raise awareness and action to protect our beaches and green spaces from pollution. SwimTrek are working here in Brighton with them to assist in these actions.
For more information on a few of our current partnerships, check out the following links: