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Swim England London Region Open Water Championships

Date: Sunday 2nd July 2023

Venue: Merchant Taylors’ School, Sandy Lodge, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 2HT

Distances: 1km, 2Km, 3Km, 5Km

Ages calculated as at 31st December 2023

Closing date for entries: 2nd June 2023

National Qualification

The 1st 3 (male and female) swimmers in each of the following ages and distances will be eligible to enter the Swim England Open Water Nationals on Saturday 29th July 2023.

Ages and Distances for National Qualification

12 and 13 – 2Km

14 and 15 – 3Km

16, 17-18, 19 + – 5Km

Detailed event conditions and entry forms can be found HERE.

Please note all swimmers under 18 years on day of event must be accompanied by a coach, who meets all the necessary coaching and safeguarding requirements

Please note that the Personal Declaration Form needs to be completed for each swimmer and should be brought to the competition by the coach.

Access to the waterside

A Waterside pass is required for access to the water area.

Coaches, Team Managers and Chaperones must apply for a pass through the Swim England National Poolside Pass system which can be accessed here

Swim England Events Accreditation

Poolside/ Waterside Accreditation information

A pass costs £5 – you will need to have the appropriate qualifications and safeguarding checks in place to cover the whole period for which you have applied.

Your pass must be downloaded by the individual before attending the meet.

Please direct any queries when registering for the event to Openwater@londonswimming.org

If anyone is able to help on the day, please contact Openwater@londonswimming.org.

Volunteers are eligible to claim out of pocket expenses in line with the agreed event expenses policy.

Anyone volunteering has to be a member of Swim England.