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A pool of archive photos but can you spot someone you know?
A pool of archive photos but can you spot someone you know?

Nine great swimming pictures from Sunderland over the years as Swimathon returns

You’re going to great lengths to back a wonderful charity this weekend as Swimathon returns.

Sunday, 8th May 2022, 1:40 pm

And we want to help you get into the spirit of the occasion with a look back at some archive swimming scenes from across Wearside and County Durham.

More than 450 pools across the UK are hosting Swimathon sessions until Sunday, including a number in the Sunderland area.

Find out more at https://www.swimathon.org

And in the meantime, let’s float back in time to these scenes from Farringdon, Hetton, Hendon, Sunderland Aquatic Centre and Peterlee.

Find out more at https://www.swimathon.org

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