Open Water Swimming  

Has a long and colourful history dating back as far as 36BC, when the Japanese organised the first open water races. The Romans held high-profile races in the Tiber, when thousands would crowd along the banks to watch and cheer. Although marathon races had been held for over a hundred years it was not until 1986 that FINA, swimming’s world governing body, officially recognised the event again and added it to the international competition calendar.

Our lake is available for Open Water Swimming training  at specified session times. For safety, swimming is allowable only in pairs, wetsuits and swimcaps must be worn. Participants must be able able to swim at least 100mts and be comfortable in open water .  We have showers and changing but you will need slaps to walk to the waters edge.

The Swim Course

The lake has a triangular, marked course, swimming anti clockwise, marks are set at approx 1.2mts of depth. Length of course is approximately 600 mts.

Session Times and Prices 

May 1st – 30th September 2016
Showers and changing are available, swimmers must swim with a partner and wear wetsuits.

Cost £5.00 per swim

Monday 10am –  5.00pm

Tuesday 10am –  7.00pm

Wednesday 10am –  5.00pm

Thursday 10am –  5.00pm:

Friday 10am –  5.00pm

Saturday 10am –  1.00pm.

Sundays 10am – 1.00pm

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Check out options, prices and gift vouchers then call 07494 225 582 or email northeastwakepark@gmail.com to book your time slot.

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