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You Can Coaching with Penny Wilkin

Accredited Coach Penny Wilkin is offering a range of Open water swimming related courses at Lenches Lakes over the Summer months.

There are both group classes and one-to-one session available offering instruction for beginners through to Triathletes.

All courses can be booked on Penny’s website YouCanCoaching – links available in our Booking system

The courses offered are:-

  • Introduction to Open Water Swimming
  • Open Water for Triathletes
  • Front Crawl Skills for Open Water Swimming
  • Get Started with Open water: One-to-One
  • Open Water Lesson: One-to-One

Introduction to Open Water Swimming

If you want to try outdoor swimming but don’t know where to start then this is a chance to learn everything you need to know in a fun and safe environment. This is a group session where you’ll learn how to wear a wetsuit, how to actually swim outside, how to cope with the cold and how to swim safely.

1 hour @ £30.00

External Booking Link

Dates Available – 17 May @ 4.00 pm, 24 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 9 August, 16August, 30 August at 5.00 pm

Open Water for Triathletes

In these sessions we’ll cover skills to help you have a successful swim in a triathlon.

This includes efficient sighting skills and how to swim straight, getting comfortable with the madness of a triathlon swim start, how to get used to swimming close to other people and the benefits of drafting.

This session is aimed at people how have already swam open water and can swim at least 750m front crawl.

1 hour @ £30.00

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Dates Available – 24 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 9 August, 16 August, 30 August at 7.00 pm

Front Crawl Skills for Open Water Swimming

If you’re a regular outdoor swimmer and want to learn or improve your front crawl then this session is for you. We’ll cover some simple skills and tips that you can use outdoors to help your front crawl so you can swim further and feel better.

Suitable for people who already swim outdoors and can swim 200m front crawl and want to improve.

1 hour @ £30.00

External Booking Link

Dates Available – 24 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 9 August, 16 August, 30 August at 6.00 pm

Get Started with Open Water: One-to-One

If you want to try outdoor swimming but don’t know where to start then this is a chance to learn everything you need to know in a fun and safe environment. This is a one-to-one lesson where you’ll learn how to wear a wetsuit, how to actually swim outside, how to cope with the cold and how to swim safely.

Sessions take place at Lenches Lakes, Hill Barn Orchard, Evesham Rd, Evesham, WR11 4UB

1 hour @ £75.00

External Booking Link

Dates Available – 24 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 9 August, 16 August, 30 August at 2.00 pm or 4.00 pm

Open Water Lesson: One-to-One

If you already swim outdoors but want to build confidence, swim faster, improve your technique or learn skills for a triathlon then this one-to-one session is for you. If the water quality allows then video analysis is included.

1 hour @ £75.00

External Booking Link

Dates Available – 24 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 9 August, 16 August, 30 August at 2.00 pm or 4.00 pm