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We are delighted to be in partnership with the fantastic coaches at Swimming Matters, who provide open water coaching to a range of abilities. 

Whatever your goals with your open water swimming, our Swim England/BTF Level 2 open water or triathlon qualified coaches can help. Be it your first swim in open water, working on your confidence, or training for an event such as Great North Swim, or Ironman UK. 

They deliver sessions that cater to a range of abilities and experience from those new to open water to seasoned open water swimmers and triathletes.

Sessions include:

  • 1-1 sessions
  • Introduction to Open Water sessions 
  • Open Water Development 
  • Open Water Training 

Introduction to Cold Open Water Swimming (30 minutes)

This one-off session is perfect for swimmers who want to transition from the pool to the open water. This session is suitable for a wide range of swimmers from those who swim recreationally up to those who regularly compete. This session covers the essential skills you need to do that safely e.g. acclimatisation, keeping yourself safe in open water, putting on a wetsuit, and key open water skills

When:

Thursday: 7:15 pm

Sunday: 9:45 am

Cost: £16 –  Eligible for free wetsuit hire with this session. 

Book: https://eola.co/w/1275/activities/cold-water-intro-to-open-water-swimming

Or via the blue book now button 


1-1 Open Water Swimming Coaching (30 minutes)

Bespoke 1-1 or 2-1 sessions designed to your open water aims. Our coaches are here to safely support your cold-water goals. It’s the same price for 2 people, the price will be reduced as you book 2 people into the session.

When:

Please check availability via the blue book now button

Cost: £25 



Open Water Development (30 mins)

These sessions progress from our ‘intro to open water swimming’ and are ideal for competent swimmers who want to develop their technique and confidence in their front crawl open water skills whilst building some fitness.

When:

Thursday: 5:30pm

Cost: £10

Book: https://eola.co/w/1275/activities/open-water-development-session

Or via the blue book now button 


Open Water Training Session (45 mins)

These sessions progress from our ‘intro to open water swimming’ and are ideal for competent swimmers who want to develop their technique and confidence in their front crawl open water skills whilst building some fitness.

When:

Thursday: 6:30 pm

Sunday: 10:30 am

Cost: £10

Book: https://eola.co/w/1275/activities/open-water-training-session

Or via the blue book now button