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Open Water Swimming - Open Group

swim - Up to 20 people


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 will be split into 2 groups:

Group 1: 800-1200m

Group 2: 1200m +

Swimmers will be grouped into bubble's.

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

Swimmers MUST adhere to the governments social distancing rules.

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 able to swim at least 400m in 30 minutes (email if concerned).

The water temperature will be between 10-15 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 spectators) 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

Swim 400m in 30 minutes


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.

All sessions will start between the advertised session time window.

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Where we'll meet

£6 per person

Sun, 25th Oct
07:15 - 07:45 · 19 spaces left
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