Aspire Channel Swim

    Are you looking for an incentive to get fit, try a new hobby, improve your health, help someone in need or in fact, all four? Then The Aspire Channel Swim, taking place between 10th September - 3rd December, might be just the thing for you! 

    The Challenge

    Swim the distance of the English Channel for charity and raise money for people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury. Sign up on your own or in a team and take on the 22 miles in your own time! The swimming challenge is achievable for all ages and fitness levels; Aspire have previously welcomed families, work offices and children.

    When & Where

    Take part in the swimming challenge in your own time, at your local pool…anywhere you like. There is no need to travel far for the Aspire charity swim; they understand the importance of fitting the challenge around your day to day life. You can feel good at little cost or time spared, win!


    Every eight hours someone is paralysed by a Spinal Cord Injury and there is currently no cure. By signing up today for the Aspire swimming challenge you can guarantee you'll be making a difference! What's even better, you'll be having fun, keeping fit and destressing at the same time, sounds ideal!

    So what are you waiting for? Sign Up Now!

    When you sign up, a JustGiving page will be automatically set up for you so you can immediately start fundraising and sharing your profile on social media to keep people up to date with your progress. 

    The Aspire team will be with you every step of the way, sending regular updates and information, lots of fundraising prizes and goodies are up for grabs, and they will be there to support your swimming and fundraising journey to make sure you have a great experience. 

    About The Aspire Charity

    Aspire ensures that everyone with a spinal cord injury has the opportunity to live an independent and fulfilled life. They receive no statutory funding, so every penny raised through the Aspire Channel Swim helps their vital work. 

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