August 2023,  EXTRA,  Features

Let’s play

Outdoor swimming is inherently spirited, joyful and fun, helping us connect with our childhood selves, with nature and with our communities. Rowan Clarke finds out why childishly playing in the water is the tonic we all need.

Among our most amazing open water achievements – channel crossings, ice-miles, world records – play is never far from the surface.

Outdoor Swimmer is the magazine for outdoor swimmers by outdoor swimmers. We write about fabulous wild swimming locations, amazing swim challenges, swim training advice and swimming gear reviews.