Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Swim For A Mile Programmes 2023

Become a confident swimmer in 2023!!

Swim Ireland, Cork Sports Partnership and Leisureworld Cork have teamed up to host two new Swim For A Mile Programmes in Churchfield and Bishopstown starting Mon, 16th January 2023!

What is Swim For A Mile?
Swim For a Mile (SFAM) is a 11-week swimming programme, that enables adults and children aged 16+ who can swim a little, to swim a mile! The programme is writteby Swim Ireland coaches and runs from January to May each year. Swimmers can choose to follow the programme in their own time or to join one of our SFAM training groups at a participating pool. At the end of the 12 weeks, participants have the chance to complete a timed mile (or half mile) in an official Swim For A Mile Challenge Event.

You can download your FREE weekly training programme from Each week contains three sessions, including content, drill descriptions and demonstration videos. Those who register for a 2023 event will also gain access to expert led technique clinics from International and Olympic swimmers.

Venue 1 Details:
  • When: Starting Mon, 16th Jan for 11 weeks
  • Where: Leisureworld Bishopstown
  • Time: 6.15-7pm Weekly
  • Register here: Click here>>>
Venue 2 Details:
  • When: Starting Mon, 16th Jan for 11 weeks
  • Where: Leisureworld Churchfield
  • Time: 7-7.45pm Weekly
  • Register here: Click here>>>

Please note participants must be aged 16 and over

Swim For A Mile Event Details (open to the public):

  • When: Tues, 11th April
  • Where: Leisureworld Bishopstown
  • Time: 6.30pm
  • Cost: Event cost €40 (plus 7% processing fee) You will still be able to avail of an early bird rate (€5 discount) up until 6th Jan 2023
  • Register here:

Swim For A Mile Clinics (open to those registered for the programme and those just for the event )

  • Leisureworld Bishopstown: Sat, 28th Jan, 4.30-5.30pm
  • Leisureworld Bishopstown: Sat, 25th Feb, 1.30-2.30pm
  • Leisureworld Bishopstown: Sat, 25th March, 4.30-5.30pm
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