15 March, 2018
You can make a big difference in Nepal this year and come and join SwimTayka to run its Drowning Prevention and Environmental Water Stewardship programme along the Karnali River, in western Nepal.
180 kilometers long Karnali River springs straight from Mount Kailash in Tibet and is one of the best White Water Rafting destinations by both the guides and rafters as it offers an excellent white water thrilling roller coaster ride.
With all this excitement of the White Waters of the Karnali River it is fraught with dangers, you will be educating schools along the Karnali River by combining environmental education and river, conservation, and drowning prevention awareness.
You can make a difference, take a look at what is required and when the programme is running.
1 March, 2018
SwimTayka is non-profit organisation saving lives by teaching underprivileged children to swim
When Bryan Avery, a man who has swum not only the English Channel but also around the island of Manhattan, New York; across the Catalina Channel, of the coast of California and around the island of Kho Tao, Thailand, decided it was time to give back to swimming and help the children from deprived areas of the world to swim, he did so in a big way.
26 February, 2018
We are please to announce our Mexico project for this year. This is a four week project, from 14th July – 17th August, for volunteers with some experience in international travel, and who are willing to try to something new.
21 February, 2018
SwimTayka is saving lives, building the next generation of confident swimmers and clean water stewards. A charity registered in England and Wales (1176079), SwimTayka provides environmental education and free swimming lessons to underprivileged children who live along the earth’s open waters, in countries such as Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Vietnam, Nepal
2 November, 2017
The SwimTayka community and how it all started….
This months LIFESAVERS magazine from the RLSS UK sees a SwimTayka article on the community and how it all started.
As a youngster, long time RLSS UK member Bryan Avery had a passion for competitive lifesaving, encouraged and coached by Pat O’Connell. This passion went on to fuel Bryan’s swims across the English Channel, around Manhattan Island and across Lake Titicaca.
25 September, 2017
20 September, 2017
SwimTayka Co-Founders will be attending this years World Conference on Drowning Prevention, a biannual global event.
SwimTayka has been invited to deliver a short presentation to the annual sub-meeting of the International Swimming Teachers Association (ISTA), the national swim instructors organization for the UK. We are excited for this opportunity to be a part of the global drowning prevention dialogue.
15 September, 2017
Did you know we have we are putting together a number of teams to swim the English channel as a relay for SwimTayka?
See what other Channel Relay swimmers have to say about it
crossing by night. the moon underlines the dark breathing and swelling masses. We swam with luminescent sparkles. A night was magnifying perceptions while at the same time losing the sense of space and time.
9 September, 2017
1 August, 2017
SwimTayka, a private non-profit organisation based in the United Kingdom and the United States, launches its initiative for disadvantaged children living in the world’s lakes, rivers and oceans around the world. Through Swim Tayka, they will learn to swim and gain a valuable environmental education. SwimTayka aims to help grow the next generation of world citizens, clean water stewards and strong, confident swimmers.
1.2 million people around the world die by drowning every year, more than two per minute. Of them, more than 50 percent are children.