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Make a Splash sponsored swim

08 Jan 2018 - 02 Apr 2018

Take part wherever you are

10:00 am

Register today

Whether you want to increase your fitness, improve your swimming, or work towards your New Year’s resolution join our sponsored swim challenge today and ‘Make a Splash’ for type 1 diabetes. This virtual swim challenge runs for 12 weeks ending in April. So what are you waiting for? Dive in for type 1 diabetes research.

People doing a sponsored swim for charity

Step 1: Decide to take part as a team or individual

Whether you want to clock up your miles with other team members or swim on your own, we have different options to take part. For teams, sign up to the Team Channel Challenge and complete 21 miles together. Just choose the Team Channel Challenge option when registering.

Step 2: Choose your distance

With four different distances to choose from for your 12-week challenge, it’s easy to take part wherever you are. This sponsored swim is for all ages and abilities.


Step 3: Where can I swim?

The simple answer is anywhere! Whether you swim at your local pool, jet off and swim in the sun on holiday, brave the January ocean or count your lengths during swimming lessons, it’s totally up to you.

Step 4: How to sign up

Sign up for FREE today on the Eventbrite link below and you will receive:

  • A welcome pack with JDRF swimming cap
  • Regular e-newsletters
  • Fundraising tips
  • Your fundraising profile on the Make a Splash campaign leaderboard

The event will run from Monday 8 January until Monday 2 April 2018.

Get in touch

For more information, please email Tom Borrett at [email protected] or call 020 3540 0499.

A child swimming

2017 Make a Splash stories

Why are you making a splash for JDRF? Email [email protected] with your stories and photos wearing your swimming cap!

Read stories from 2017 swimmers

Make a Splash sponsored swim

08 Jan 2018 - 02 Apr 2018


Take part wherever you are