Category: Winter Swimming

Winter Swim Club Starts This Saturday

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. We will be running… Read more →

90 Ice Miles…..

This weekend saw two amazing swimmers complete their IISA Ice Miles (subject to ratification) with us at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster. With the air temperature being an unseasonably warm 8.1ºC (increasing later to 16ºC on our way home) we were all concerned that the water would tip over the magic 5ºC, luckily the lake is deep so… 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 →

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 →

SwimYourSwim Coaches for every event….

SwimYourSwim are very proud to introduce the following coaches that are now available to help you achieve your swimming goals and develop your swimming technique and skills.   Each coach is fully insured and qualified to the STA Level 2 award for open water coaching. They all have a vast amount of open water swimming experience, from Guinness world record… Read more →