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DRSA Open Water Swimming - Swim Group

swim - Up to 20 people


This is a DRSA only session.

This is a coached Open Water Swimming session based at the Royal William Yard/Firestone Bay, Plymouth. Safety cover will be provided by a qualified lifegaurd.

Date & Time: Session specific (book and pay separately)

Location: Firestone Bay

This session is designed specifically for Competitive swimmers.

Swimmers will be grouped into bubble's.

Bubbles will be set based on ability, experience, age and speed.

Swimmers MUST adhere to the governments social distancing rules.

The aim is that this group will cover 800m to 2500m per session.

Sessions will be differentiated as required with individual tasks set if required.

Wetsuits and/or tow floats are required for the session. If you wish to attend this session and swim without a wetsuit, a discussion will need to happen before booking.

To access these sessions swimmers must be at a competitive standard (email if concerned).

The water temperature will be between 14-21 degrees throughout this period. We will provide support in the water but it is the swimmers responisibility to ensure they warm up after the session.

We do not take any responsibility for the arrival or departure. We would however advise that all participants (and parents) respect social distancing, especially on land. As spectators, please be aware of the size of your group.

What to bring

Wetsuit and/or a tow float

Swim suit



A warm change of clothes

A drybag/bag to protect towel/robe from the elements while we swim

Cheap footwear (to walk in)


Competitive standard

Swim 150m continuously


Arrive at the started time: meet at Firestone Bay beach

Session brief (social distance) *

25-30 minute training block: Distance/confidence set

Session ends *

*note: the session will start and end in the water. The start time is an approximate time. Swimmers will be groups and an 'bubble' start time and hat colour emailed prior to the start of the session.

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