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Loch Ken Wild Night Swim

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Friday 1st September 2023

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Tuesday 20th September 2022
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Wednesday 30th August 2023
500m; 1km
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20 Participants
Entry Fees
500m   £45.00   
1km   £45.00   
Galloway Activity Centre

Wild swimming on Loch Ken has taken off in the last few years and as part of the annual charity weekend we will be hosting our Night Swim on Loch Ken. The event will be held on Friday 1st September with the option to enter either the 500m or 1km event. Safety cover will be provided by Galloway Activity Centre who have been running the Loch Ken Wild Swim for 11 years. 1:1 kayak safety cover is included in the cost. 

Loch Ken is becoming known as one of the best wild swimming venues in Scotland with clean, clear waters running down from the Rhinns of Kells in the Galloway Hills. This event is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy night swimming in a stunning environment with the added reassurance of safety cover on hand.

Included in the cost is an illuminated tow float, swim cap and safety cover. Each swimmer has their own 1:1 kayaker, in addition to the activity centre's RIBs. There will also be a hot chocolate and sausage filled roll for afterwards included in the cost. We aim to keep the event as dark as possible but along with the tow floats, the course buoys will be illuminated and the safety boats will be lit with glow sticks. Wetsuits are compulsory for the event.

Please note that T-Shirts may not be available for entries placed after Wednesday 23rd September

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Other events this weekend

Fri 30 Aug 24 Loch Ken Wild Night Swim
Sat 31 Aug 24 Loch Ken Wild Swim
Sun 1 Sep 24 Loch Ken Wild 10km Swim

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