Are you brave enough to take part in the Porthcawl Christmas Swim?
12th December 2016
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The Annual Porthcawl Christmas Swim event is back for 2016! Will you be jumping into the sea this year and taking part in this tradition? The 2016 event will the the 52nd year this has taken place! 

Each year the organization raises an amazing amount of money for local charities. This year they have chosen LATCH as the main cause.

LATCH is a charity that supports the children who are receiving treatment for cancer at the Children’s Hospital for Wales and their families.

Help to raise money for LATCH this year by becoming a sponsored swimmer or by making a donation.


When it takes place?

11:00 am - Carol singing at the Hi-Tide with 'Solid Brass' while we wait for the arrival of Father Christmas

10:45 am to 11:15 am - All swimmers should register at the Hi-Tide 

11:45am - Swimmers leave the Hi-Tide to brave the winter waves


How to sign up?

Swimmers can register either online, or in person on Christmas day.

Registration allows us to keep track of how many swimmers are in the sea and means you get a free Porthcawl Christmas Swim mug!

You don’t need to register to come and watch, just turn up on the day.

What you’ll need

  • Warm clothing
  • Swimming costume
  • Fancy dress (optional)
  • Towels
  • Money – for donations and also for food and drink

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