CHALLENGE FUND RAISING

12 October, 2018

English Channel Relay – What others have to say

Did you know we are putting together a number of teams to swim the English Channel as a relay for SwimTayka?

See what other Channel Relay swimmers have to say about it!

Crossing by night. the moon underlines the dark breathing and swelling masses. We swam with luminescent sparkles. A night was magnifying perceptions while at the same time losing the sense of space and time.

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DROWNING PREVENTION ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMMES

21 February, 2018

SwimTayka Activities

SwimTayka is saving lives, building the next generation of confident swimmers and clean water stewards.  A charity registered in England and Wales (1176079), SwimTayka provides environmental education and free swimming lessons to underprivileged children who live along the earth’s open waters, in countries such as Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Vietnam, Nepal

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PRESS RELEASE

2 November, 2017

RLSS UK’s Lifesavers Magazine

The SwimTayka community and how it all started….

This months LIFESAVERS magazine from the RLSS UK sees a SwimTayka article on the community and how it all started.

As a youngster, long time RLSS UK member Bryan Avery had a passion for competitive lifesaving, encouraged and coached by Pat O’Connell. This passion went on to fuel Bryan’s swims across the English Channel, around Manhattan Island and across Lake Titicaca.

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VOLUNTEER

25 September, 2017

Swimming Instructors and Environmental Educators needed

We are currently looking for 4 volunteers to support our Peru programme in January – February

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DROWNING PREVENTION

20 September, 2017

World Conference on Drowning Prevention

SwimTayka Co-Founders will be attending this years World Conference on Drowning Prevention, a biannual global event.

SwimTayka has been invited to deliver a short presentation to the annual sub-meeting of the International Swimming Teachers Association (ISTA), the national swim instructors organization for the UK. We are excited for this opportunity to be a part of the global drowning prevention dialogue.

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CHALLENGE FUND RAISING

9 September, 2017

English Channel Relay

Want to swim the English Channel in a relay from England to France and be proud to say “I swam the Everest of Swims!…

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DROWNING PREVENTION ENVIRONMENT

1 August, 2017

Open water swimming combines life skills with environmental education

SwimTayka, a private non-profit organisation based in the United Kingdom and the United States, launches its initiative for disadvantaged children living in the world’s lakes, rivers and oceans around the world. Through Swim Tayka, they will learn to swim and gain a valuable environmental education.  SwimTayka aims to help grow the next generation of world citizens, clean water stewards and strong, confident swimmers.

1.2 million people around the world die by drowning every year, more than two per minute. Of them, more than 50 percent are children.

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PROGRAMMES

27 May, 2017

DREAM Project, the Dominican Republic

Cabarete, Dominican Republic (25 June – 28 July 2017) with our fabulous host DREAM Project.

Joining us will be our first Volunteer Environmental Educator from Huanchaco, Peru the indomitable Ana Lucia Rodriguez Moncado.

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DROWNING PREVENTION

26 May, 2017

Bloomberg Philanthropies Forum

Happy springtime to you all!  We have so much to share with you and so much to thank you for.  Let’s begin.
 
We were honoured to be invited to attend a Drowning Prevention Forum hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies and World Health Organization on May 2, 2017, in New York City.

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ENVIRONMENT

24 May, 2017

New Branding

Introducing our new logo. We give our heartfelt thanks for his design wizardry and generosity to David Hudson of Sheard & Hudson in London who created our new image.

We love it.

Thank you, David!

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