Couch to 5K swimming program.
Co Antrim
Arcadia Bathing Club Friendly group based in Portrush
Carrickfergus Bluetits swim at Fisherman’s Quay Carrickfergus. 
County Antrim Open Water Swimmers
JLS (Jordanstown Lough Swimmers) Both skins and wet suits.
Menopausal Mermaids Based Portrush, Portstewart and Portballintrae.
North Coast Open Water Swimmers

Co Armagh
Camlough Lake Both skins and wetsuit
Lough Neagh Monster Dunkers Skins only dunkers, Discovery Centre, Craigavon
Lurgan masters and open water swimming club Both skins and wetsuits. Lurgan and Craigavon.
Co Cavan
Annagh Lake Dippers Both skins and wetsuit, all abilities, swimmers and dippers
Open Water Cootehill, Dromore Swimmers Both skins and wetsuit, all abilities, swimmers and dippers
Gone Swimming – Cootehill Both skins and wetsuits.
Co Derry 
Ballyronan Bluetits Regular swims every weekend from Ballyronan Marina, Lough Neagh, The Battery Moortown Ardboe, Lough Loughmacrory, Gortin Glen Lakes (Omagh)
Co Down
Ballyhornan Rubber Duckies Skins and wetsuit.
Bluetits (Co. Down)
Brompton Belles & Beaux Dippers  Brompton Park, Bangor based.
Crawfordsburn Lobsters Based at Crawfordsburn Country Park. Swim regularly 10.30am Sunday Mornings.
Donaghadee “Chunky Dunkers” Swimming Gang! SKINS ONLY GROUP  Skins only dunkers.
Helens Baywatch Skins only group. Swim regularly 10.30am Sunday Mornings.
Le Grand Bleu  Meet at Helen`s Bay mainly on Sunday afternoon
Lecale Sea Swimming Group Based at Killough
Millisle Dippers FB link for group
Newcastle Sea Swimmers Meet at Newcastle Harbour most mornings
Team Splash and Dash Bangor based group

Co Donegal
Bundoran Open Water Swimmers
Gartan Open Water Swimmers
Swilly Swimmers – WhatsApp group- meet most days 12 noon at Ludden Beach, Buncrana.
Co Fermanagh
Trory Tuesday – Open water swimmer Brian O’Reilly and a few hardy souls swim at Trory Jetty, near Enniskillen from May through to October but many swim all year round. They have a Whatsapp group called Trory Tuesday.
Co Monaghan

Promote your Group or Club

We’ve been inundated with requests about where individuals can find groups/clubs who swim or dip outdoors around our coastline and waterways. We have decided to publish an online resource for information of such groups/clubs on

Any Openwater, Outdoor Swimming group or club who wish for their info to be put on our online resource please email with contact info i.e. a contact Name, Facebook page link, Website, Email etc, also whether skins only, wetsuit only or both and general times that your group or club meet.

We hope this will give individuals looking for some company an easy way to find connections in their locality.

“Safety in numbers!”

Disclaimer; These are connections to like-minded folks – Please remember everyone swims at their own risk.