Canary Wharf 1 Mile Swim

Millwall Dock, London
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Starting at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, this 1 mile race takes place in Millwall Outer Dock, a filming location for James Bond's "The world is not enough."

Taking place on Saturday 17th July 2021 with waves at 7:30am, 8am, 9am (elite wave), 9:30am, 10am, and 10.30am. This event is just £24.00 and includes timing chip.

With a maximum of 50 swimmers per heat, this is a perfect event for first timers and experienced athletes. We ran 2020's event using Covid secure precautions and will again in 2021.

Feeling fit? Why not swim in 3 waves - waves 4, 5 and 6! £100.00 cash prize for the fastest time of the morning.

Entry includes: 1 mile swim, warm up area, event timing chip, swim hat and Tribe bar.

PLEASE NOTE - This is a compulsory wetsuit swim, except for the 9am elite wave. We have a number of wetsuits to lend to participants but these must be requested at the time of booking. This is an adult event for over 18's only.

Prizes: In 2018 the winner was a female, in 2019 and 2020 a male, we look forward to seeing who wins in 2021.


  • 1 mile swim Wave 1 (7:30am)
    £24 BOOK
  • 1 mile swim Wave 2 (8am)
    £24 BOOK
  • ELITE ENTRY - 1 mile swim Wave 3 - 9am
    £24 BOOK
  • 1 mile swim Wave 4 - 9.30am
    £24 BOOK
  • 1 mile swim Wave 5 - 10am
    £24 BOOK
  • 1 mile swim Wave 6 - 10.30am
    £24 BOOK
  • Enter All Three Heats 3 x 1 mile swims - Waves 4, 5 and 6
    £50 BOOK

Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, E14 3QS.

Millwall Dock, Canary Wharf, London.

Turner Swim run adult swim coaching in five star London hotels at Westminster and Piccadilly, in Manchester and Dublin, as well as open water swim coaching by Canary Wharf.



9am - Elite wave




Ideally we want you to bring your own wetsuit however if you need to you may hire one (subject to availability) for free. Please select the correct wetsuit size and wave time at checkout.

Our elite wave can be swum with or without a wetsuit. Please email with a screenshot of a 1 mile swim completed in less than 30 minutes or a 1500m swim completed in less than 28 minutes.

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Friendly relaxed event

This was my first open water swim. Would recommend for other new starters.

Elizabeth Wan / Jul 22, 2019

Brilliant race - will get incredibly popular

The water in Millwall Docks was surprisingly fresh and clear. The 1 Mile race course was easily navigated and the whole event extremely well organised. Coming back next year. I want to be sub 30.

Paul Crompton / Jul 21, 2019

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