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Join us for our Spooktacular annual Halloween Swim Thursday 29th October 2020!

(Tickets go on sale from Monday 7th September for watersports members, general sale from 11th September) 

Each year this final swim of the season gets spookier and spookier thanks to you guys! Our swim season got off to a delayed start this year due to COVID-19 but we have gone on to have a great season. We would like to finish off our year on a high so we’re so excited to offer this themed swim once again, we’ll most likely still be under social distancing measure so there will be a few changes.

You can book on either the 18:30, 19:00, 19:30, or 20:00 swim slot. You’ll be able to swim for as long as you feel comfortable, but you’ll need to be ready to enter the water at the start time. The swim will end at approximately 20:45 pm.

We’ll open up the 2 larger changing rooms, but they will be at a limited capacity and to be used after your swim, please turn up to the swim ‘beach’ ready.

When you are dressed (and warm), we’ll have a hot drink and soup waiting for you!

Check out the images below from last year’s event!


Prerequisites:

  • Must be an experienced open water swimmer that can swim at least 300m, this due to the temperature of the water, outside temperature, and darkness. Also whilst we are under social distancing rules, our team needs to offer the least amount of assistance as possible. We’ll be there if you need us.
  • We expect the water temperature to be around 12-14 degrees, whilst we do strongly recommend that wetsuits should be worn, we will allow experienced skin swimmers to swim without a wetsuit on condition that you bring and use a tow float.
  • Only Juniors that have swum with us this year will be allowed to enter to swim on their own, any other Junior (12-16) must swim with an adult and be experienced enough to swim in very cold water. This will be checked, and entry may be refused. Please enquire with us at watersportscentre@scll.co.uk If you need any more information regarding junior swimming.
  • Wetsuits can be hired from the centre for £7 (limited supply available, booking recommended)

Your ticket includes:

  • 300m and 500m course
  • Spooky Halloween Swim Cap
  • Glow Stick
  • Hot drink
  • Hot soup/roll
  • Safety team keeping you safe on the water

Price & ticket sales:

  • Watersports members – £18,  you’ll be able to purchase your ticket earlier from Monday 7th September – Book through the app or connect.
  • Non-members – £20,  you’ll be able to book from the 11th of September through the app or connect (If you haven’t swum with us this year, please email us via watersportscentre@scll.co.uk and we’ll let you know how to register and book)

Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. We will require a minimum of 7 days’ cancellation notice.