To ensure that we make IISA GB events as safe as possible please take a few minutes to read the updated event policy. If you would like to hold an IISA GB event please contact an IISA GB board member in the first instance, we will be happy to help.   Requirements for an event […]

New IISA GB Hoodies

  Please contact Kate Sunley by clicking HERE to place your order for this years must have hoodie.


IISA World Championships Murmansk 14-17 March 2019 Dear GB Ice swimmers The IISA GB Board is seeking expressions of interest for the 1000m event. Team GB can send 10 athletes who will be selected by IISA GB Board. The conditions at Murmansk will be extreme with water temperature expected to be around 0C and very […]


THE HARROGATE OFFICE ICE MILE IISA GB’s Jonty Warneken, the first amputee to complete an international ice mile, and his team mates Ellie and Vanessa are attempting a charity ice mile swim this winter. Heres their story –    Ellie – Jonty- Vanessa Sanlam is proud to support CASCAID, the asset management industry’s initiative to […]

IISA GB Championships – Accommodation

Accommodation   The IISA GB board are very excited to announce that Februarys GB championships will have on site accommodation that you can book direct with us. The rooms are basic but warm and clean with half having a view over the event lake. All rooms have ensuite facilities and are six bed rooms, ideal […]

Frequently Asked Questions Added to IISA GB

Frequently Asked Questions now on the website We have added this page to answer some reoccurring questions and hopefully make your IISA GB event experience more enjoyable. We will update this page regularly as we receive more of your questions.   Q. Do I need medical insurance? A. Not if you’re entering an event in […]

The all new IISA GB website goes live!

  Say hello to the all new IISA GB website. We will be adding new content regularly and more importantly – your Ice Mile and Ice swimming stories. If you are involved in a winter swimming club please contact us on info@iceswimming.co.uk with your club details and we will add your information onto the winter […]

An interview with Ally Brisby – Ice Miler #164

Ice Swimming is full of heroes – people that are brave enough to get into the icy waters time and time again for their training.  And then there are those that are super-heroes… the ones who don’t manage to swim a mile in water under 5.0ºC, and yet come back to brave the icy waters again, […]

An interview with Fiona Woods – Ice Miler #191

Ice Swimming – and especially Ice Mile swimming – requires a steely determination and Fiona Woods definitely has that! In fact, she’s so determined that sometimes she’s a coach’s nightmare because she is so focussed she ‘forgets’ to listen! [I think we’re ‘dead men walking’ now! Ed.] Fiona’s journey into Ice Swimming, as you’ll see from […]