To enter the Great Scottish Swim, visit: Greatswim.org/Scottish

With the open water swimming season in full swing, set yourself a challenge and take on the Great Scottish Swim when it returns to the Loch Lomond on Saturday 25 August.

If you’re already signed up, or have taken part before and are thinking about coming back for more, or if you’re looking for a different challenge, here’s a list of some of the things you can expect from this year’s Great Scottish Swim.

Something for Everyone

Whether you’re thinking about dipping your toe in the open water for the first time or a seasoned pro, Great Scottish Swim has events for all fitness levels, abilities and ages.

For those just starting out, Swim250 gives you a chance to experience open water over a short distance.

The ½ mile and 1-mile events are perfect anyone and everyone and give you chance to take in more of the beautiful surroundings of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

For those who want to take on something slightly more challenging, we have the longer 2-mile, 5k and 10k events!

A whole lot of swimming.

You can Swim and Run

If you're looking to enjoy the best of both land and water then the Aquathlon event at the Great Scottish Swim is the perfect option.

Starting at Duncan Mills Memorial Slipway, take on a 800m swim in Loch Lomond, and a 5k run around the Loch, you can even take part in teams of two!

Post-Swim Celebrations

Great Scottish Swim takes place near to Loch Lomond Shores, offering indoor, outdoor and water based activities alongside shopping and eating venues.

During event day, there’ll be an Artisan Craft Market, live music, entertainment, sponsor activaiton from Great Swim's partners and street food for everyone to enjoy post-swim celebrations alongside the stunning views of Loch Lomond.

Make a weekend of it

Great Scottish Swim takes place in the stunning Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park so make the most of your time at the event and make a full weekend of it.

Take time to explore one of Scotland’s most beautiful and scenic areas, surrounded by mountains, wildlife, forests and glens.

To enter the Great Scottish Swim, visit: Greatswim.org/Scottish