Happy International Womens Day!

January 12, 2022

Happy International Womens Day!

We are getting closer, it’s just 5 weeks until our first Swim For a Mile Challenge Event! This year events stretch from April 7th to May 10th and we can’t wait! We hope that you are seeing some improvements in your training and that you are getting excited! 

Swim For a Mile has an overwhelming percentage of women take part in the challenge each year.1600 people have booked into a 2020 event so far, with 70% of these being female! Come on girls, keep up the good work!

Swim Ireland have made three pledges to Women in Sport in 2020;
Pledge 1; Promote
Pledge 2; Participate
Pledge 3; Attend

Swim For a Mile has it’s part to play across these pledges! With over 30 events & 40 pools providing coached training to prepare YOU for the mile! Pick a pool & PARTICIPATE this year at one of our fun filled events!
If the mile or half mile isn’t for you this year then help us PROMOTE SFAM within your community, friends and family or simply show up and ATTEND an event to support someone who is!

Prize give away!
To celebrate International Womens Day, we have a super prize give away! The next five women to book a SFAM 2020 event will receive a 50% discount and a Women and The Water goodie bag! Pick your pool and book your event NOW to be in with the chance to win! Successful winners will have their event entry partially refunded and goodie bag in the post tomorrow!

Share this news piece to help promote!
For more information on Women in Sport visit;
Swim Ireland #WePlay Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference
20×20.ie #ShowYourStripes #20×20 
Sport Ireland #WomenInSportIREhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/IEZo4YsUVvU?feature=oembed&start&end&wmode=opaque&loop=0&controls=1&mute=0&rel=0&modestbranding=0

With 5 weeks to go until the first 2020 event, support  Temple Street Children’s Hospital Foundation by donating €5 to help change a child’s life! Last year we hit over €14,000 can we beat that this year?! Donate here!

Aura Dundalk recently added to SFAM 2020 participating pools! Event; May 5th 8-10pm. Training Tuesdays & Thursdays 8.45pm – 9.45pm.
Events Reaching Capacity;

  • Trinity Sports Centre; Only available at 11am.
  • National Aquatic Centre, Dublin; Only available at 6pm (50m format)
  • Leisureworld, Bishopstown; Only available at 8.30pm
  • UL Arena; Last space available at 6pm
  • Waterpoint, Enniscrone; Only 3 spaces remain

Full event schedule and lists of booked out events available here!

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