Category: Hatfield

Swimmers on the tele

My first conversation at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre with the fantastic force of nature that is the Rev Kate Bottley went something like this, me “Hi” The Rev “this place would be fantastic for a Songs Of Praise episode” and thats how it started. So this Sunday afternoon get settled in front of the tele and prepare to tune into… Read more →

Winter Swimming CPD

SwimYourSwim are delighted to announce that in association with the STA, the launch of our new winter swimming CPD course in January 2019. The course has been created to develop the knowledge and safe recovery processes of those wishing to help and assist individuals swimming over winter in cold water ( ideally, but not limited to, water temperatures of 5ºC… Read more →

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 →

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 →

STA Open Water Safety Course

This weekend saw the completion of the third STA open water safety course at DCLT’S Hatfield outdoor activity centre in Doncaster.   The two day course covered open water rescue scenarios, first aid incidents and risk management modules. All of the attendees passed with flying colours, with icy blue and salmon pink being the predominant tones, especially on Saturday with… Read more →