Open Water Swimming Club Events


Windermere Cross Lake Swim - 2m

Dates for your Diary: TBC

When: 6.30pm start

Who: The Open Water Swimming Club

More Info: 2 mile open water swim across Windermere, England's Largest Lake. Cost TBC

Wetsuit & non-wetsuit categories, Boat escort required (we may be able to provide some escort paddlers) . Spaces limited to 40 swimmers.

Certificate to all finishers. No date available as yet for when entries open. Please check back here or on facebook





Utterly Buttermere Open Water Swim Sportive

We are very excited to be a part of the UtterlyButtermere Swim organised by Head to the Hills. There are different entry levels for this event with 1500m, 5k and 10k swims to enter. This will be the perfect setting for what promises to be a superb day of open water swimming.

Where: Buttermere, Lake District.

When: Saturday 8th June 2013, Starts 9.30am

Who: Organised by in association with the Open #water Swimming Club & the National Trust.

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Bonfire n Badgers Night Swim

Where: Rydal Water in the beautiful, if dark, Lake District.

When: Friday 2nd November 2012 6pm

Who: Open Water SC,

Why: just because...

More info: full info Bonfire n Badgers night swim >



We are very excited to be hosting our own Swimathon to raise money for Sport Relief and Marie Curie Cancer Care. You raise your donations we'll mark your mile.

Where: Lakes Leisure Windermere, Rayrigg Road. Windermere, Lake District. At the boat house by the lake.

When: Saturday 28th April 2012, 11am - 2pm

Who: Open Water SC

More Info: click here


Great North Swim

The biggest Open Water Swimming event on our local calendar. The most popular swim on the list of British Gas Great Swims will attract thousands of swimmers to swim the largest fresh water lake in the country.

Where: Lake Windermere, Lake District.

When: 22nd - 24th June 2012

Who: British Gas Great Swims

More Info: Official Website

We'll be here supporting this event.

Swallows and Amazons Swim, Coniston Water.

Where: Coniston, Lake District.

When: Sunday 4th December 2011 11am

Who: Orgainsed by the Open Water SC, all cold respecting people welcome :)

More info: full info Swallows & Amazons Swim >




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