Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or a first-timer, Swim Serpentine offers an unforgettable experience for all.

Location: London's world-famous Serpentine Lake, in Hyde Park provides the stunning backdrop for your swim.

Distance: You can choose from two options for this fantastic event:

  • 1 mile - Sees swimmers take on one lap of the Serpentine Lake. Registration is £20 and your fundraising target will be £200
  • 2 mile - Are you keen to test yourself? Complete two laps of the lake. Registration is £30 and your fundraising target will be £250.

Why join #TeamBones

As part of #TeamBones you will receive all of this…

  • A free swimming cap at registration
  • A free digital fundraising pack
  • A dedicated fundraising team member to support you with your challenge and fundraising
  • Free cheer packs to hand out to you supporters for race day

Most importantly we will provide you with an incredible reason to put in those months of training and fundraising, because your efforts are going towards saving lives and improving outcomes for people affected by primary bone cancer.

Everyone who takes part in Swim Serpentine must either wear a full-length wetsuit or use a tow-float for safety reasons. Wetsuits are optional at Swim Serpentine, but if you choose not to wear one you must use a tow-float instead. Please read more about the event and safety surrounding the event on the Swim Serpentine webpage.

Dive into the water with fellow swimmers, create lasting memories, and be part of the incredible #TeamBones community. If you have any questions please email us at fundraising@bcrt.org.uk

I’ve got my own place

If you have secured your own place in the event we would love for you to join our team! You will receive the same support as a charity place participant and there is no fundraising target, we simply ask that you raise as much as you can. To join the team follow the 'I have my own place' link and complete the online form.

London Classics

If Swim Serpentine is your final qualifying event for the London Classics series, after Ride London and London Marathon ensure you visit the London Classics website to notify the team in plenty of time before the event. They will then send you a wristband so they know to award you the amazing London Classics medal in addition to your Swim Serpentine one!

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