Spring Lakes Open Water Swimming

Spring Lakes Cold Water Swimming - next sessions Wednesday 21st February, Wednesday 28th Feb and Saturday 2nd March 2024

Introduction to Cold Water Swimming

A combination of theory and practice to introduce open water swimmers to cold water swimming and aid development in a friendly, supportive, small swim group environment.


Weds 21st Feb: new swimmers meet 09:15, returnees meet 09:40).  Introductory cold water swimming group sessions are back under way from 09:45 on Saturdays and 11:45 on Wednesdays at Spring Lakes.  The aim of these sessions is to guide inexperienced and returning cold water swimmers safely through acclimatisation drills and practice to assit in progressively building up cold water tolerance and open water swimming skills ready for the spring and summer open water swimming season.



Meet: 09:45 ready for 10:00 start on Saturdays (or 11:45 for 12 on Wednesdays) at the APPLIED TRI OFFICE (near the exit).  Returness meet 10:15/12:15 at the office ready to swim.


Duration: approx 90 mins.  The sessions will be part theory, part practice, supported recovery in the cafe*.  Swim time will be limited depending on water temperature and personal acclimatisation**.


Equipment: Swimsuit (wetsuit preferred - can be hired); swim hat/warm hat; tow float (can be hired); neoprene shoes and gloves if possible; crocs or waterproof footwear; changing mat; towels; layers of loose fitting but warm clothing; dryrobe or coat; warm drink in flask. (we understand that you may not have all of this).


Email: jc@appliedtri.co.uk for registration form and to confirm attendance.  (Reg Forms also available in office).


Cost: £15.00 per person per session by transfer (we pay Spring Lakes directly)***.  £16.00 on the day to cover card processing charge. Please see terms and conditions.


* Money required for hot drink in the cafe.

**Please follow the instructions of coaches and water safety team at all times. 

***Revolut Bank.  Account Name: Jon Cowell Account Number: 28720415  Sort Code: 04-00-75 - please note the account may come up as Modular FS.







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