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Preparing for Winter Swimming – Correction & Update

Hi Everyone There was a small inaccuracy in our last post in relation to breathing and cold shock response, we’re very happy to make the correction and our thanks to Sharon Elliot for highlighting the issue. Our amended paragraph is as follows –   Controlled Breathing Breathing rate changes dramatically when immersed in cold water A normal adult breathing rate… Read more →

Gladmiral water safety courses for young people

    In the hope and belief that we can provide the knowledge to make young people safer around open water, we will be starting a series of four introduction to open water safety courses on Saturday 31st July at Thrybergh Country Park. The sessions will start at 2.30pm. There are 20 FREE places available per course. Parents/Guardians all you… Read more →

2020 Event Badges

We’ve listened to all your feedback regarding event medals and have decided to go with UK sourced event badges for 2020. This eliminates our metal usage & shipping from China, it will also go a long way to reducing our carbon footprint for this years swimming events. We hope that the badges will be sewn onto our swimmers Dryrobes, Swimzi’s… 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 →

Doncaster Coached Lane Sessions 2019

  Swimyourswim are running a BLOCK of 12 weekly sessions of coached lane swims at DCLTS ARMTHORPE LEISURE CENTRE  and THORNE LEISURE CENTRE IN DONCASTER, between January and March 2019, limited spaces available. GET YOURSELF BOOKED IN SO YOU CAN MAINTAIN YOUR SWIM FITNESS AND PERFECT YOUR TECHNIQUE. By registering here you are signing up for 12 sessions at a cost of… Read more →

Yule Log Run & Elf Dash

CHRISTMAS FUN RUN   Our friends at TriyourTri are organising a Christmas fun run at Thrybergh Country Park on the 1st of December. Registration will be at 8.30am with race start at 9am. The run will see the adults circuiting the lake twice to complete a 5.6k run. Santa hats and a Yule Log for every adult entrant. The junior… Read more →