The Great East Swim 2019 takes place at Alton Water in Suffolk on
22 June 2019.
Whether you’re looking to try an open water swim for the
first time, or you’re searching for the ultimate challenge,
the Great East Swim offers you a selection of distances to
suit your ability.
The Great East Swim 2019 offers a great day out for swimmers,
families and spectators.
It also includes farmers’ markets, plenty of musical
entertainment and swim distances ranging from 250m up to a 10km.
Wetsuit use is optional at all Great Swim events for water
temperatures of 15pC or above.
Swimmers choosing not to wear a wetsuit must use an approved high
visibility tow float.
This only applies to swimmers aged over 16 years old. Swimmers aged
under 16 will be required to wear a wetsuit.