We are getting a lot of enquiries for ITOWS courses so feel it’s a good time to release this years dates.
Booking is available via our Wix Spaces app or our booking website www.swimyourswim.org
So if you’re new to open water swimming or want to make the transition from the pool to open water safely then our Introduction To Open Water Swimming (iTOWS) course is the one for you…
Our iTOWS courses will run between April and September
- Thursday evenings at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre, Doncaster. 18.30 – 20.00hrs
- Saturday afternoons at Thrybergh Country Park, Rotherham. 14.30 – 16.00hrs.
- COURSE AIMS
To introduce swimmers with no experience of Open Water swimming to the wonderful world of outdoor swimming
To give swimmers the confidence to swim in Open Water
To coach and support people who have entered swim events (or other sporting activities)
- COURSE CONTENT
The course content is designed to be flexible enough that all levels of swimming competency and experience can be involved, either on an individual one-2-one basis or in larger groups. Course content can, therefore, be adapted to suit the needs of the swimmer(s)
Welcome & safety briefing – lakeside
How to put a wetsuit on
Water entry & acclimatisation
Risks & Hazards
Open Water swim – short course
How to remove a wetsuit
- COURSE COSTS
The course costs £30, which includes:
Just over ½ hours classroom training – as detailed in the course content
Dependant on water temperature and swimmers ability up to 1 hour of coached swimming in open water
Access to on-going iTOWS coaching from SYS team coaches during the season
N.B. The course fee does NOT include wetsuit hire. For information about wetsuit hire please see our online wetsuit hire pages.