Category: Ice Swims

Ice Miles & Inflatables

Subject to ratification we would like to extend our congratulations to the 5 swimmers who successfully completed their Ice Miles with us on Saturday at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster. The mix of swimmers were literally from opposite ends of the country, from the South Coast to Scotland and all points in between. Luckily the mild weather hadn’t… Read more →

Ice Miles & Winter CPD

Yesterday saw two more successful ice miles ( subject to ratification ) being completed at DCLT’S Hatfield Outdoor Activity centre in Doncaster. They were completed under the careful watch of four STA winter swimming CPD candidates, who followed the Ice Milers through their post swim briefing, the swim itself and the recovery process. Of the four booked attempts, three swimmers… Read more →

100th Ice Mile Draw

To celebrate this amazing milestone we are planning a draw which will be made up of all the names of our previous Ice Milers. With a full calendar of ice mile attempts in February we are now drawing close to our 100th Ice Mile. The draw will be made by our 90th Ice Miler in February and the first name… Read more →

After Eight ( ice miles )

Saturday 26th January saw an amazing 8 individuals ( subject to ratification) complete an ‘ice mile’ with Swim Your Swim at DCLT’S Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster. This comes one week after 6 successful completions , and Swim Your Swim featuring on Songs of Praise. To recognise the nature of this achievement, there are currently only 277 individuals worldwide… Read more →

Super 6 (ice miles)

We’ve been kept waiting for the water temperature to fall and the wait was definitely worth it!. Today saw 6 ice milers (subject to ratification) complete the ultimate winter swimming challenge the “Ice Mile”. First away was our plucky colonial friend Nick Hungerford who completed his swim in 34m.48s claiming his second ice mile. Nick has very kindly commissioned the… 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 →

Winter Swim Club 2018

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 →