What we do

SwimTayka sends qualified instructors into poor communities around the world to:

  1. Educate children about the care of their open water and to preserve them for generations to come
  2. Teach children how to swim, with the ultimate goal of saving lives

Teaching the local people to swim and educating them in water preservation opens doors
to future jobs for them such as lifesaving and swimming instruction.



Get Involved

Who can apply for the programme?

The swimming expertise of our volunteers and their passion for the world’s open water are what makes SwimTayka stand apart. Although our core programme aims to connect passionate swimmers with poor communities who need swimming teachers, we always need back office staff to promote SwimTayka.


  • We are so proud of the team that have come together in Bimini to deliver a phenomenal swim and water stewardship ca… https://t.co/LRfPmDKTzu
  • Brazil SwimTayka swimming lessons, morning and afternoon to reach out to as many children as possible. @EtivDoBrasil https://t.co/OJmEemIU82
  • We now have the SwimTayka Swimming Standard manual translated into Portugees. Big thank you for @EtivDoBrasil for the translation.
  • The SwimTayka program started today in Brazil. This is the second year the project has been running, we are so exci… https://t.co/TZClmCthDG
  • Field trip to the Tototales in Peru, a successful SwimTayka program provide environmental water stewardship. https://t.co/0xAXPPZvG9
  • We are very excited, as it is just one week to go until the SwimTayka Brazil program gets underway. We are working… https://t.co/3V2R2RvYdp

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