The world’s biggest fundraising swim hits 650 pools across the UK between Friday 27th and Sunday 29th April and Gainsborough’s West Lindsey Leisure Centre is one of the venues for the event.

Swimathon Weekend participants swimming for Marie Curie Cancer Care can choose from the 5k, 2.5k or Team 5k challenges and those opting to raise money for the Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief can take part individually or as part of a team to complete the Mile. Entry costs between £6 and £10 and you can find out more details by contacting 0845 36 700 36.