Compete in the annual 1.5 km 'Swim Round The Pier'
Join the worlds biggest beach festival for charity Paddle Round the Pier!
Enjoy a truly unique experience swim around the iconic remains of Brighton's West Pier
Meet and swap stories with fellow open water swimmers from all over the UK
Join us on a beautiful swim around the iconic remains of Brighton's West Pier, finishing on the beach in the middle of the Paddle Village on Hove Lawns. It's a great opportunity for both experienced and inexperienced sea swimmers as well as earning you bragging rights for completing a swim around Brighton’s most iconic Pier, giving you a swimmers’ view of Hove’s classic seafront architecture in the process!
This year's event is being organised and run by our friends at Brighton Tri Club, and you can register for the event on their website:
Who is this event for?
All abilities are welcome on this swim. Conditions during the event may be challenging and swimmers should have a good understanding of open water swimming. They should be capable of swimming 1½ km in the open water and be comfortable swimming in choppy waters and currents prior to the start of the trip.
- Entry into the annual Swim Around The Pier
- Full safety escort on all swims
- Swim hat and goody bag
Please note that the below itinerary is subject to change.
Post Swim Celebrations
A very memorable swim which I would recommend to others.Eden P. UK - 2017
This has been one of my favourite swims to do. The water was beautiful and it was really great to make it it to the finish. I met some really interesting and inspiring people also, which made the trip even more memorable.Holdaway B - 2017
Exceeded expectations - truly memorable swim!Chan B. UK - 2017
1.5km Swim Round The Pier Mailing List 2019
We are delighted to announce that registration for this year's swimming events at Paddle Round the Pier are now OPEN! These events will take place on 6th July 2019.
This year the swimming events will be run by BriTri Club and SwimTrek will be sponsoring the 1.5 km race.
Out of the water there will be a whole host of activities planned as part of the Paddle Round the Pier festival. Don't forget to say hi to the SwimTrek team when you visit.
We look forward to meeting you there!