Category Archives for "Open Water Swimnming"

Open Water Swimming News 2018

We have a had a cracking summer with Open Water Swimming. Our first summer season, it proved to be popular water with a variety of swimmers; recreational, endurance and swimmers practising for events such as Triathlons, duathlons. The buzz around the lakes were contagious, we finished the summer with a terrific team of Open Water […]

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Lenches Lakes Full Moon Swim Events

Lenches Lakes are holding two Full Moon Swim Events at Lenches Lakes on  Friday 27th July and Sunday 26th August from 8. pm — midnight. These events are a unique opportunity to swim under moonlight, being held under the Friday and Sunday  full moons. Swimmers will swim around the 350m course with illuminated buoys, each swimmer issued with a illuminated tow float. The lake […]

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Open Water Lifeguard Qualification

We are very proud to be hosting an Open Water Lifeguard Qualification run by the Royal Life Saving Society This will be held over three days – 27 – 29th July 2018, running from 9.00 am until 5 pm at a cost of £240 per person. If you are interested in taking part please contact […]

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Open Water Swimathon

If you would like to try open water swimming in a safe, controlled environment why not join us for our Open Water Swimathon on Sunday 9th September at Lenches Lakes running from 9.00 am to 12 noon. Take part in a challenge from 400m – 5k and simultaneously raise money for our two amazing charities; […]

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Open Water Swimming At Lenches Lakes

Last year, some of you will know I dipped my toe into the world of Open Water Swimming. I entered a 7 km river swim called The Bantham Swoosh. I began my training in Whitsun Lake, the lower lake in March 2017 equipped with specialist swim wetsuit as the water temperature was a bracing 7/8 […]

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