Swim for charity

Swim for Charity is the yearly 12-hour swim marathon organized by Avalon and the studentdesk Red Cross Tilburg. The next edition takes place on the 22nd/23rd of april 2023 from 20:00 to 8:00.

During the night, participants swim laps with their team in relay format to raise money for charity. This years charity goal is Food aid in the Netherlands. You can read more about the goal here:


For 17,50, someone can make 7 hot meals. If you want to donate, you can do so with on the following page:

We greatly appreciate your donation, thank you so much!


Tickets will be 15 euro for the whole night, or 10 euro for a half night (20:00-02:00). You can purchase tickets for yourself, or for a team. Teams will be between 8 to 16 people. Individuals and smaller teams will be merged. The ticket includes admission to the event, a goodiebag with a survival package for the night, and breakfast in the morning (for full night tickets).

If you are as excited as we are, press the button below to get your tickets. See you there!


After purchasing a ticket, you will be send to a separate page where you can fill in all your information, and join the whatsapp groups for the event.


To make this event happen, we also need volunteers. Volunteers are needed to build up the event, count laps, and help with activities during the night. If you want to contribute to SFC, you can sign up to be a volunteer during the night. You can choose which shift during the night (or all) you would like to help. You can also sign up as a volunteer for a shift, and get a ticket if you would also like to swim during the rest of the night.

Please fill in the form below, and we will get in contact with you. Thank you for signing up!

If you have any questions, send us a DM @swimforcharity2023 or an email to swimforcharity@tszwvavalon.com