2018 Merlympics

The origional Merlympics was held in Germany in 2015/2017 and established by Normeth Director of the International Mermaid Swimming Instructors Association. (IMSIA)

As mentioned on BBC Breakfast earlier this year with Michelle Forsbrey from Mayim Mermaid Academy, the UK will be hosting the 2018 Merlympics, and will be held in Dorset.

Mayim UK Mermaid Academy and Finsplash Mermaid School will be organising this event and the Merlympics will take place on Sunday 19th August 2018.

We have visitors competing from around the world in exciting events including races, routines, group events, coral planting workshop, beach clean and lots more….

"Flip flops off, fins on, this is going to be FIN~TASTIC!"

The Merlympics will be held at:

Motcombe Park Sports Club

Port Regis School

Motcombe Park




If you're interested in taking part please contact us using the form below as soon as possible, as spaces are filling fast!

  • You must be age 8 plus

  • Swim 50 meters plus with out any aid or stopping.

  • Breast stroke arms and dolphin legs.

  • Tread water at the shallow and deep end.

  • Back float and transition from back to front.

  • Had previous Mermaid lessons or attended some training sessions with Mayim Mermaid Academy or Finsplash Mermaid School.

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