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Open Water Group Coaching Sessions

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Friday 14th June 2024

Bookings Open
Friday 9th February 2024
Bookings Close
Thursday 13th June 2024
Booking Fees

6 sessions: £49.50


Event Organiser - Christine Johnson
07832 376230

Our very popular Friday night sessions are back again for this year 2024 starting on the 10th May to the 14th June     (6 sessions) all Friday eve sessions, except Friday 31st May when the session will be Thursday 30th that week at Fell Foot Park, Lake Windermere, Newby Bridge, LA12 8NN.

The session runs from 7- 8pm (finish time will be 7.45pm for the first couple of sessions due to the cold temperature). The group will be split into two different ability groups session with two coaches.

It is £49.50 for the group of 6 sessions.

These sessions are ideal for swimmers to gain confidence in open water swims or for regular open water swimmers wanting some open water practice in a group session and a great way to get swimming fit.

If you are very nervous and completely new to open water, it would be advisable to attend one of the Open Water Introduction sessions with a 1:4 ratio of coach to swimmer, which also includes a theory session. (2.5 hr session).

Minimum age is 12, but must be a club level swimmer & have swum open water before. Please email me if you wish to discuss further or have any questions.

This is a weekly session every Friday 7pm to 8pm. Except Thursday 30th where the session will be Thursday this week.Ecept Friday 31st May when it is Thursday 30th) 7pm to 8pm.

If you can’t attend the block of sessions, there is an option to pay per session (pre booked online) if there is availability. It is £10 per session.

Provisional Agenda:

  • Week 1 – Acclimatisation to first Open Water session, Introduction & open water skills – work as one group for first session with differentiation for abilities.
  • Week 2 & 3- Warm up, open water skills session and assigned groups.
  • Week 4 – Warm up, open water skills in groups and longer reps (option).
  • Week 5 –  Warm up, open water skills in groups and specific race prep for swimmers (optional). Those doing GNS or triathlons.
  • Week 6- Warm up, open water skills in groups and or timed swim option.

You will also require a bright hat to swim. We do have SleekerSwim bright yellow/pink hats for sale for £3.00

Wetsuit hire is also available at £10 per hire, but there is also an option of hiring for an event and sessions. Please let me know in advance if this is required.

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This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Sun 23 Jun 24 Introduction to Wild Swimming
Sun 14 Jul 24 Front Crawl Masterclass in Open Water

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Event Location
Fell Foot Park, Lake Windermere, Newby Bridge, LA12 8NN