Category: Swimming News

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 →

Open Water Woman – Tales of yesteryear

Our very good friend and occasional dipper Jacqui Hargrave has just had her first book published. We’re extremely proud to be mentioned in it and would like to share it with you. The book recounts the bygone times of her open water journey, culminating in an epic End to End swim of Windermere with her swim buddy Andrea Stark. You may… Read more →

Only Four Places Left For Swim Coniston 2018

  Coniston is third largest lake in the Lake District in the north of England.  The lake is famous for the children’s novel Swallows and Amazons, which is set around Peel Island, and also as the location for the World Water-speed record attempts by Donald Campbell. The swim will start on Saturday morning from the beach near to the Brown Howe… Read more →

Swim Bala 2018 – Last Few Places Remaining

Bala, or ‘Llyn Tegid’, is a beautiful lake set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park in  North Wales, and is the longest lake in Wales. With a mile one swim taking place on Saturday morning from Llangower public beach, near the railway station, and the full length swim starting in the afternoon, we have distances to suit both new and experienced… Read more →

and relax …….

Last weekend saw the third IISA GB Championships being hosted at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster home to SwimYourSwim.The event was a huge success, now we’ve started to recover I would like to pass on our sincere thanks to the following people that made the event run as smoothly and successfully as it did.   Doncaster Culture & Leisure… Read more →