Category: Swimming News

12 New STA Open Water Coaches

    SwimYourSwim are extremely proud to introduce the 12 new open water coaches that passed their STA Open Water Coaching course this weekend at DCLT’S fantastic Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster.   The three day course saw all of the candidates in the class room & open water, planning and delivering sessions relating to safety, stroke adaptation and… Read more →

Friday Morning Swimming

Its a beautiful morning at the lake for a swim, the number of swimmers are steadily increasing so why don’t you join us as well?, the sessions are open to everyone from leisure swimmers to triathletes.   We’re open from 07.00 – 08.30 so come and grab an early morning swim before work.   If you’re in training for the… 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 →

Second Open Water Coaching Course Date

  STA Level 2 Award in Open Water Swimming Coaching   We are very pleased to announce a second date for the STA Level 2 Open Water Coaching Course to be held at Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trusts venue at Hatfield in Doncaster   Introduction Open water is the fastest growing swimming activity within the UK and more people are… 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 →