SWIMMERS in Hounslow have been urged to make a splash for charity by joining the Swimathon 2012 challenge.


Residents can raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care and Sport Relief by doing a sponsored swim at one of five council-owned pools in the borough.

You can sign up to take part in the event, during the weekend of April 27-29, at one of the following centres: Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre, Hanworth Air Park leisure Centre and Library, Heston Pool, Isleworth Leisure Centre and Library, and New Chiswick Pool.

For more information and to sign up, visit www.swimathon.org or www.hounslow-leisure.com , call 0845 456 6675 or visit your local leisure centre.

Swimathon 2012 will take place at the following times in the borough's pools:

Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre
Friday, April 27: 6-9pm
Saturday, April 28: 2-5pm
 
Hanworth Air park Leisure Centre & Library
Sunday, April 29
Session 1: noon-3pm
Session 2: 3-6pm
 
Heston Pool
Friday, April 27: 3-5.30pm
Sunday, April 29: 1.30-4.30pm
 
Isleworth Leisure Centre and Library
Friday, April 27: 5-8pm
Saturday, April 28: 2-5pm
 
New Chiswick Pool
Friday, April 27
Session 1: 6.30-9am
Session 2: 6-9pm