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Take part in Tees Active swim challenges with SWIMTAG! Easily track your lengths, strokes and speed and see your progress in real time on the challenge map!

SWIMTAG bands can be obtained from our reception teams at each of our pools and our team are happy to help you get set up.

Take part in Tees Active swim challenges to help motivate yourself in the pool and be in with the chance to win great prizes!

Find out more about SWIMTAG and how to create your account here.

If you don’t want to use SWIMTAG you can still take part in our swim challenges!

Simply keep track of your lengths using your phone or good old pen and paper and hand them into reception when you’re done.

2022 Swim Challenges

F1 Monaco Grand Prix

Individual Challenge

To celebrate the F1 Monaco Grand Prix we are asking you to swim 1 lap of the infamous Circuit de Monte Carlo in Monaco as fast as you can!

The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor racing event held annually on the Circuit de Monaco and for this challenge we are going to swim 1 lap of the 78 lap race! How quickly can you make it to the finish line?

The swimmer who completes the challenge fastest will win a medal!

  • Take part between 23rd - 29th May
  • 3063m

Queen's Jubilee Swim

Individual Challenge

To celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee we are swimming from Kensington Palace, through Hyde Park and will finish at Buckingham Palace. Join us in celebrating the fantastic reign of Queen Elizabeth II by taking part in our latest swim challenge.

Fantastic prizes are up for grabs and all you need to do is take part to be in with the chance to win!

  • Take part between 1st - 27th June
  • 4863m

Swim de France

Pool Battle

Join us as we swim the final stage of the Tour de France from Paris La Defense Arena to Champs-Elysees!

This pool battle sees Tees Active pool's compete head to head for the infamous Pool Battle Trophy by swimming the final leg of the Tour de France!

Swim what you can at your local pool between 1st July and 24th July to help your pool claim victory!!

  • Battle begins 1st July
  • 112km

Commonwealth Games Perry Park Swim

Individual Challenge

Alexander Stadium is an international athletics stadium located within Perry Park in Perry Barr, Birmingham, England. It is the main athletics venue of the 2022 Commonwealth Games so to celebrate this, we are taking a lap around Perry Park!

Fantastic prizes are up for grabs for anyone who takes part so make sure you head down to your local pool and do your best to complete!

  • Take part between 28th July - 28th August
  • 3129m

Great North Swim

Individual Challenge

To celebrate the Great North Run we are having the Great North Swim! This challenge asks you to swim from the Tyne Bridge, along the River Tyne to the North Sea.

Join us by taking part in the Great North Swim to be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize!

  • Take part between 5th September - 22nd October
  • 16.02km

Newcastle City Swim

Individual Challenge

If you don't fancy tackling the Great North Swim , join us in celebrating the Great North Run by swimming around Newcastle City Centre instead!

Take in the sights of Newcastle City Centre in this latest swim challenge! Starting at the Sage in Gateshead, this challenge sees you swim across the Millennium Bridge and through Newcastle City Centre, to Eldon Square and St. James' Park before heading back through the city, across the Tyne Bridge and back to the Sage.

All you need to do is take part to be in with the chance to win a fantastic prize!

  • Take part between 5th September - 22nd October
  • 4212m

Halloween Whitby Swim

Individual Challenge

Join us in our drac-tacular swim challenge this Halloween by swimming around Dracula's favourite Yorkshire location! Take part in the challenge to be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize!

This challenge sees you swim around Whitby town, following a route that Dracula himself might have flown! Starting at Whitby Abbey, you'll first take a tour of the Abbey before beginning your descent down the 199 steps and around the East side of town. You'll then cross the River Esk and travel down the promenade to the famous whale bone arch and along the West Pier before heading back through town, up the 199 steps and finishing where you began at Whitby Abbey.

  • Take part between 24th October - 7th November
  • 4967m

Qatar World Cup Swim

Pool Battle

To celebrate the 2022 World Cup in Qatar we are swimming between the 8 stadiums that will be home to footballers and fans throughout the tournament!

Swim as much as you can at your local Tees Active pool to help your pool be in with a chance to claim victory and the infamous Tees Active Pool Battle trophy!

  • Battle begins 14th November
  • 91.11km

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