Category: Winter Swimming

SwimYourSwim Ice Milers

  Since our initial swim into the ice in 2013, Alistair and myself have had the honour and pleasure of helping winter swimmers achieve their ice mile goals here in the UK (an ice mile is one mile in open water below 5ºc wearing just one swim cap, one pair of goggles and a standard swimming costume), in fact we… Read more →

Winter Swim Clubs – Sea Swims – Channel Qualifier

Saturday saw the begining of our winter swim clubs at Hatfield and Thrybergh with 15 amazing swimmers starting their winter swim journeys. Everyone came out smiling (they may have just been frozen grimaces but we’ll go with smiles) and seemingly enjoyed their 14.6º degree venture into open water after attending the first of 6 introduction courses. We’re looking forward to… Read more →

Winter Swim Club 2017

The Winter Swim Club a 6 session course designed to safely introduce and acclimatise you to open water swimming at low (winter) temperatures (varying from approximately 12ºC down to 5ºC).  If you have NEVER swum in winter-temperature open water WE RECOMMEND completing the WINTER SWIM CLUB course before swimming in water under 12ºC, but the course is NOT COMPULSORY at our venues. We… Read more →

Winter Training Ends With A Gala…

Over the past 12 weeks an intrepid bunch of swimmers have been taking part in regular coached sessions on Sunday evenings at Aston Leisure Centre, run by the team from Swimyourswim. All of the athletes, pictured below – just before the end of season ‘gala’, have made excellent improvements in their swimming over the last 12 weeks as we have looked… Read more →

Coached Lane Swims Sign Up

Over the last few weeks Swimyourswim has begun a programme of 12 coached lane sessions at Aston Leisure Centre on Sunday evenings from 5-6pm.  The sessions are open to all levels of swimmer and are proving very popular! So popular in fact that we are now having to run an online booking system so that people can book in each week, confirm their place and… Read more →

Winter Swim Club 2015

The Winter Swim Club a 6 session course designed to safely introduce and acclimatise you to open water swimming at low (winter) temperatures (varying from approximately 12ºC down to 5ºC).  If you have NEVER swum in winter-temperature open water WE RECOMMEND completing the WINTER SWIM CLUB course before swimming in water under 12ºC, but the course is NOT COMPULSORY at some of our… Read more →