Swim Ulster is a organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the thrilling sport of open water swimming. With a passionate commitment to fostering a vibrant and inclusive swimming community, Swim Ulster Open Water has established itself as a leading authority in organizing exceptional open water events.

At Swim Ulster, we take immense pride in curating a diverse range of events that cater to swimmers of all abilities and aspirations from Short Swim Series events to Big format 1500m+ open water races. The selection carefully crafted events throughout the open water season provide an unrivaled platform for participants to push their limits and celebrate their love for open water swimming.

Beyond organizing exciting events, Swim Ulster Open Water is deeply invested in the safety and well-being of local swimmers. Through initiatives like the Get Wet, Stay Safe program, we prioritize education and awareness, equipping swimmers with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the unique challenges of open water environments. Safety is paramount, and we are dedicated to ensuring that all participants have the necessary resources and support to enjoy a secure and fulfilling swimming experience. Please see the Open Water Safety section for further information and resource on this.

Furthermore, Swim Ulster Open Water places a strong emphasis on education. We provide valuable opportunities for swimmers to enhance their understanding of open water swimming techniques, training methodologies, and race strategies. By partnering with and investing into experienced open water coaches and experts in the field, Swim Ulster aims to empower would be swimmers with the knowledge they need to excel in the environment while staying safe.

Swim Ulster Open Water is driven by a genuine passion for open water swimming and a steadfast commitment to fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among open water swimmers within the province.