Swimming Clothing and Kit

A woman in a BHF hat and wetsuit

With lots of different products on the market it can be hard to know exactly what you'll need for your swimming challenge. Our checklist will help make sure you have everything you need for a successful swim. 


We recommend you wear a wetsuit at our swimming events. However, this isn't mandatory and we won't stop you from swimming if you don't wear one.


It's strongly advised that you wear goggles in the water, but they're not essential.


It's compulsory that you wear a swimming hat and a wrist band at the swim. But don't worry about buying these yourself - both will be provided in your participant pack.

Clothing for after the swim

Don't forget a towel and some warm clothing for after the swim.