Swimathon: Weekly Progressive Challenge - Thursday 4th January 14:05 - Sunday 31st March 2024 23:55

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Swimathon: Weekly Progressive Challenge

Before you enter Swimathon: Weekly Progressive Challenge

Do you love swimming and want to make a difference in the world? If so, you might be interested in joining a SwimTayka Swimathon to support SwimTayka's mission of teaching the life skills of swimming and drowning prevention to underprivileged children who live along the earth’s open waters: rivers, lakes and oceans.

SwimTayka's Weekly Progressive Challenge spans 8 weeks, encouraging gradual improvement in your swimming while raising funds to support drowning prevention. Each week, you're invited to increase your swimming time or intensity, culminating in a final swim that showcases your overall progress. This structured approach is ideal for those aiming for steady improvement over two months. Sign up now to get started!


£ 10.00
Standard £ 10.00
regular (Ages 18 - 130)
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About Swimathon: Weekly Progressive Challenge

Dive into a journey of steady and consistent improvement with SwimTayka's Weekly Progressive Challenge. Spanning over eight weeks, this challenge is meticulously designed for swimmers who are looking to enhance their abilities in a structured and gradual manner. It's perfect for those who believe in the power of incremental progress and are aiming to see tangible improvements in their swimming over a two-month period.

Besides the physical challenge, participants are encouraged to boost their fundraising efforts for SwimTayka. By raising funds, you're contributing to important water safety education and environmental stewardship initiatives. Upon registration, a fundraising page will be automatically generated for you and sent to your email. All you need to do is share it with people and get swimming!

The challenge begins with a focus on ease and accessibility. In the first week, you'll start with your current swimming capability, setting a comfortable baseline that respects your individual skill level.

As you progress into Week Two, you'll gently increase either the time spent in the water or the intensity of your swim. This could mean adding a few extra laps, increasing your pace, or incorporating new techniques.

Week Three builds further on this foundation. You're encouraged to set small, achievable goals for each week, ensuring a sense of accomplishment and motivation to continue.

By Week Four, you'll start noticing improvements in your endurance and technique. This week, the challenge slightly intensifies, encouraging you to push your boundaries while still respecting your body's limits.

Weeks Five and Six are about consistency and refinement. You'll continue to incrementally increase your swimming time or intensity, honing your skills, and building stamina.

In Week Seven, you're on the cusp of completing your journey. This week is about solidifying the skills and endurance you've developed, preparing for the final showcase swim.

Finally, Week Eight is your moment of triumph. You'll culminate the challenge with a final swim that showcases the considerable progress you've made over the two months. This swim is not just a test of endurance or skill, but a celebration of your dedication and the incremental improvements you've achieved.

Throughout the Weekly Progressive Challenge, you're also invited to better the world by linking your personal milestones to fundraising efforts. Share your journey with friends and family, encouraging them to support your progress and SwimTayka's mission. By participating in this challenge, you're not just improving your own swimming skills, but also contributing to vital water safety education and environmental stewardship programmes.

Join SwimTayka's Weekly Progressive Challenge to experience a structured approach to improving your swimming skills while making a meaningful impact in the world. It's an opportunity to grow, succeed, and give back, one stroke at a time!

SwimTayka is a charity that connects volunteer swimming instructors and drowning prevention educators from around the world with local organisations in low-resource waterside communities. SwimTayka provides free swimming lessons and drowning prevention education to children who are at risk of drowning, one of the leading causes of unintentional injury death worldwide. SwimTayka also promotes water stewardship and environmental awareness, empowering children to respect and protect their natural resources.

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Registration Number: 1176079