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For the first time ever, we are teaming up with Swim Ireland to bring you the ‘Operation Transformation National Swim Day’ this Saturday the 1st February.

Taking part is easy, with over 60 local swimming pools around Ireland opening their doors to offer free swim sessions on the day. Help will be on hand at each centre, in the form of swimming instructors, including Olympic swimmers Melanie Nocher and Barry Murphy, between 2pm and 6pm to ensure that everyone gets the most out of their session.

To start your spring with a swim, book your place now by emailing us at ot@rte.ie and include your:


Names of those attending:

Pool attending:

Time: 2pm-3pm, 3pm-4pm, 4pm-5pm, 5pm-6pm

Places are only guaranteed when you receive a confirmation email.
Click here to download the list of local participating pools.



The National Swim Day is being filmed and photographed for Operation Transformation.  By attending National Swim Day, you are giving permission for Operation Transformation to feature any footage taken of you or accompanying minors in their series.  Thank you for your cooperation.


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