Swim your way to raising money for charity in Southend!
27th February 2013
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Southend swimmers are being urged to join a national challenge to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

The event is the Swimathon which encourages swimmers of all ages, to swim a variety of different distances at their local pools to raise money for Charity.

In this area you can join the Swimathon at Belfairs Swim Centre, Fairview Gardens, Leigh-on-sea, SS9 3PE and Shoeburyness Leisure Centre, Delaware Road, Shoeburyness, Southend, SS3 9NS.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Executive Councillor for Culture and Tourism, Councillor Derek Jarvis said: “Swimathon is a fantastic opportunity for all swimmers. It’s a great way to do something you enjoy and raise money for charity. “You can either enter individually or as a team, up to five people. There are four options which include; 5km swim, 2.5km swim, 1.5km swim and the team swim.

The dates and times for Swimathon are as follows:

Belfairs Pool

  • Saturday 27th April, 6pm 
  • Sunday 28th April, 9am 

Shoeburyness Pool

  • Friday 26th April, 6pm 
  • Sunday 28th April, 3pm 

To enter, you will need to register at www.swimathon.org.

For any more information, please contact either Belfairs Swim Centre on 01702 712155 or Shoeburyness Leisure Centre on 01702 293558.

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