Category: Swimming News

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 →

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 →

Chesterfield – coached lane session tonight

Come and meet the SYS coaching team at Queens Park Leisure Centre tonight for a coached lane session between 8pm & 9pm. Registration will be open from 7.30pm and tonights introductory session will only cost £4 ( usually £7 ). Heres the link for directions https://www.chesterfield.gov.uk/sport-and-leisure/queens-park-sports-centre.aspx We look forward to meeting you and helping you with your swimming. 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 →

Christmas Party 2018

Here are a few pictures of a great night, I’m still really tired and everything that I write to celebrate the night is utter drivel, the complete opposite of everyones amazing efforts in 2018. I’ll let you enjoy the pictures, have a fantastic Christmas and New Year from everyone at SYS. 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 →