Category: Hatfield

introduction to Open Water Swimming

New to open water swimming? Then our Introduction To Open Water Swimming (iTOWS) course is the one for you… Our iTOWS courses will run between April and September, on Thursday evenings at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre, Doncaster. 18.30 – 20.00hrs And on Saturday afternoons at Thrybergh Country Park, Rotherham. 14.30 – 16.00hrs.   COURSE AIMS To introduce swimmers with no experience of Open Water swimming to… Read more →

That Friday Feeling

Friday Smiles       Today saw Swimyourswim’s first early morning session at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre. The sessions will be running every Friday between 7am – 8.30am throughout the season to accommodate event training schedules. Big congratulations and welcome back to the triathletes who ventured into the water in preparation for this years Outlaw event in May. The… Read more →

The Fantastic Five

With the winter season drawing to a close we wanted to end what has been a superb 6 months of cold water swimming with a bang, and it didn’t disappoint.   Potential ice milers Oliver Downing, Alistair Bell, Graeme Flix, Raf Oya and Alice Goodridge all turned in amazing swims in 4.7ºC water, successfully completing the 1 mile swim to… Read more →

Don’t Blink……

What a day, we’re just on the cusp of losing the winter temps so it was a relief today when the thermometers were switched on and read 3.6ºC. The main reason being we had four swimmers booked in to attempt an ice mile, three of whom had travelled a fair distance to join us.   The first swimmer away was… Read more →