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Train For Open Water Swimming

If you swim in the pool regularly and have been thinking about breaking into Open Water, then try out our cross-over programme. Pool-based training to take on the elements.

Focusing on Strength, Endurance, Speed, Recovery, and Technique, Swimfit's Open Water training sessions are designed to take you from pool to lake.

Take on a British Gas Great Swim in the pool and track your progress on Google Maps as you improve your skill.

Access great content to help you develop as a swimmer and then follow the links to book yourself onto a real Open Water event.

Number crunching

  • Swimming strokes needed: 2
  • Maximum distance in one session: 40 lengths
  • Times a week in the pool: Up to you.

Sounds the one for me. What's next?

Great, if you haven't signed up yet click on Get Involved now. If you want to find out more first, click on the button right to go to the Open Water section of the Swimfit website.

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If Open Water training doesn't sound right for you then Click on Get Involved and let us offer you activity choices as you sign up. Or take a look at a few suggestions below.

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