Last Class of 2019

We’re delighted to introduce our last class of 2019 on the  STA Level 2 Coaching Award Course.   L-R Scott Dawson, Michelle Mansell (Stella), Lindsey Cole, Colin Campbell, Rachel Hill, Sarah Wiseman. They bring with them a huge wealth of experience and knowledge from every avenue of open water swimming, from swim teaching to events including Arch to Arc, a… Read more →

Night Swim Success At Clumber

  Saturday evening saw record breaking numbers of swimmers taking to the beautiful inky dark waters of Clumber Park lake, the third Swimyourswim night swim organised in partnership with the National Trust. With lots of friendly smiling faces and more than a few first time night swimmers ( with the obligatory dark goggles, don’t worry guys we’ve all done it!… Read more →

100 x 100 December challenge is back

100 X 100     On the 29th of December we will be holding our third 100 x 100 challenge at Aston Leisure Centre in Rotherham. We will also be encouraging and joining other pools around the country and internationally to take part, so if you’re reading this and have a friendly group of swimmers with a local pool that… Read more →

Hypothermia and winter swimming recovery…

      For Gavin Pitt – This weeks winter swimming advice post forms the foundation block of our winter swimming recovery process at SwimYourSwim. It has been written by the amazing Heather Massey from Portsmouth University and has helped us provide a safe and proven recovery procedure for 90 ratified Ice Milers and hundreds of winter swimmers. We hope… Read more →

Congratulations to 10 New Open Water Coaches

After a fantastic three days tutoring a group of experienced open water swimmers at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster, we are extremely proud to introduce you to 10 new STA Level 2 Open Water Coaches. They have worked extremely hard in less than pleasant weather conditions this weekend to achieve their new qualification, some of them even celebrated… Read more →

Preparing for your ice mile

  With a full schedule of potential Ice Milers already booked in this winter we have chosen to make our second weekly winter swimming post about the preparation required to get ready for an ice mile attempt.   We hope you’ll enjoy the read and if you’re booked in with us we have fun during your training and stay safe,… Read more →

Gladmiral is Back

GLADMIRAL Inspiring Young People Through Swimming We are extremely proud to announce that in association with the Sheffield City Council Children’s Services team, we will be reintroducing the Gladmiral swim sessions later this winter. These sessions are for children who are looked after, with the main focus on inspiring young people to learn or develop their swimming abilities through fun. Gladmiral… Read more →