Make a Splash is a sponsored distance challenge that can be completed your way. Whether you choose to swim, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard (SUP), we will be on hand to offer you full support throughout your challenge and keep you motivated.
(lengths are based on swimming in a 25m pool)
Once you have signed up to Make a Splash 2024, you will be sent a welcome pack from us in the post with your swim hat, fundraising booklet, sponsorship form and additional donation materials to support you in your challenge.
When you have completed the challenge, you will receive a Make a Splash swim badge and certificate to celebrate your success!
Don't forget to record your distance covered at each session. We'd love to hear about how you're getting on and update your progress on our Make a Splash participants progress page, so please email the fundraising team to regularly update us with progress and photos.
RLSS UK have a wealth of water safety advice, for your safety, please visit these pages for advice on open water swimming or SUP, we have the information you need to help you stay safe during your challenge.
Sign up to the 2024 Challenge
As a lifesaving teacher, I understand the importance of water safety and drowning prevention daily. It's a cause close to my heart, and I'm determined to do my part in raising awareness and funds for the RLSS UK.
(Rebecca Davies, Make a Splash 2023 participant)
Hear from our other Make a Splash particpants
Sign up to Mini Make a Splash
We are challenging our Make a Splash participants to collectively swim the coastline of the UK and Ireland (a total of 31,000km)!
Find out how far our 2024 participants are getting on!
Download our printable resources to help complete your Make a Splash challenge.
We chatted to some of this year's splashers to find out why they took part and what motivates them to finish their challenge.
Here are some popular questions we get asked about our Make a Splash and Mini Make a Splash challenge.