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Introduction to Open Water Swimming

Introduction to Open Water Swimming

Introduction to Open Water Swimming @ Upton Warren

All over 18's will need to complete a Waiver- General Form of Disclaimer.

PLEASE NOTE: Green circles show when the activity is running, please click on the green circle to check availability for the session.

For individuals 18+yrs.

What you need to know:

An instructor led session for beginners, with little or no experience, to experience the freedom of open water swimming.  In this session you will be supported by our British Triathlon qualified open water coach who will lay the foundations regarding what kit to wear during and after your swim, what to expect in and out of the water and how to plan for it.  This small group session will be split between land and water based.

There are toilets, changing rooms and showers available.

Enjoy a refreshing wild swim around a 400 meter course.

All swim courses are to be swam in a clockwise direction around the lake.

The water temperature must be 11 Degrees Centigrade or over for the Open Water Swimming Session to take place.
If the water temperature is 16 Degrees Centigrade or over, you can choose not to wear a wetsuit. 

Access and egress from the lake is from the kayak beach, which is on the South West bank of the lake.

What to bring:
·      You must wear a wetsuit if the water temperature is below 16 Degrees Centigrade
·      You must wear a bright coloured swim hat
·      Flip-flops / sandles are useful for walking on the gravel path