STA Winter Swimming CPD

SwimYourSwim are delighted to announce that in association with the STA, we will be delivering our winter swimming CPD course for the second year in December 2019 at DCLT’s Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster. The course has been created to develop the knowledge of those wishing to help and assist individuals swimming over winter in cold water ( ideally,… Read more →

2020 STA Course Dates Released

Our 2020 dates for the STA Level 2 Open Water Coaching and STA Open Water Rescue Courses are now available to book online via the STA website   Come and join us and turn your hobby into a career.         Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at   Read more →

Restart a Heart 2019

    This year the Resuscitation Council (UK) along with the British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and Yorkshire Ambulance Service will be working together to help CPR train as many people as possible in the UK and make sure they know how to save a life. If you suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the UK… Read more →

Last Class of 2019

We’re delighted to introduce our last class of 2019 on the  STA Level 2 Coaching Award Course.   L-R Scott Dawson, Michelle Mansell (Stella), Lindsey Cole, Colin Campbell, Rachel Hill, Sarah Wiseman. They bring with them a huge wealth of experience and knowledge from every avenue of open water swimming, from swim teaching to events including Arch to Arc, a… Read more →

Night Swim Success At Clumber

  Saturday evening saw record breaking numbers of swimmers taking to the beautiful inky dark waters of Clumber Park lake, the third Swimyourswim night swim organised in partnership with the National Trust. With lots of friendly smiling faces and more than a few first time night swimmers ( with the obligatory dark goggles, don’t worry guys we’ve all done it!… Read more →

100 x 100 December challenge is back

100 X 100     On the 29th of December we will be holding our third 100 x 100 challenge at Aston Leisure Centre in Rotherham. We will also be encouraging and joining other pools around the country and internationally to take part, so if you’re reading this and have a friendly group of swimmers with a local pool that… Read more →

Hypothermia and winter swimming recovery…

      For Gavin Pitt – This weeks winter swimming advice post forms the foundation block of our winter swimming recovery process at SwimYourSwim. It has been written by the amazing Heather Massey from Portsmouth University and has helped us provide a safe and proven recovery procedure for 90 ratified Ice Milers and hundreds of winter swimmers. We hope… Read more →