Category: Swimming News

Shocking News!

In our continual drive to increase safety at our swim events, Swimyourswim are delighted to announce that we have purchased a defibrillator.   Obviously our sincere hope is that it’s never used, but the peace of mind that it is there and available for our swimmers is really reassuring.     We will be holding defibrillator training at both Hatfield… Read more →

Serious SAFETY

We would like to congratulate Swimyourswim team member Mike Bullivant for completing the 5 day  First Response Emergency Care level 3, (FREC 3) course last week. This course has been clinically endorsed by the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. FREC 3 fulfils the competencies set out in Prehospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) Skills… Read more →

RYA Accredited Training Centre at Thrybergh

  We are extremely proud to announce that SwimYourSwim has achieved the Royal Yachting  Association (RYA) Accredited training centre status at Thrybergh Country Park.   This will allow Swimyourswim by kind permission of Thrybergh Country Park the opportunity to provide Powerboat Level 2 Courses at the lake in 2019. If you work or volunteer at an open water venue and… Read more →

Last Remaining Ice Mile Slots

SYS are holding a number of ICE MILE SWIM attempts across the winter of 2018/19.  Each Saturday swim day we have space for three swimmers to attempt their ICE MILE – a one mile swim (1600m) in water under 5ºC, wearing only one swim costume, one swim cap and a pair of goggles*. To be eligible for an ICE MILE SWIM… Read more →

Ice Mile Qualifier – Results

A huge well done to all of the amazing swimmers who completed their ice mile qualifying swims this morning at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre. Many of the swimmers had travelled long distances to join us, from as far afield as Manchester, Wales, Brighton, Dover and more amazingly Corfu! ( don’t worry Andy I haven’t forgotten Hull ).   Charalampos… Read more →

Thrybergh Swimming

Unfortunately Thrybergh is still closed for swimming until further notice. We will post as soon as we are back on the water. Apologies for the disappointment.   Don’t forget the Yule log Run and the Elf Dash on the 1st of December at Thrybergh with Tri Your Tri.   Hatfield is open for swimming as usual from 9am – 11am.… Read more →