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Sunday Swim for Sport and Recreation



Inspire2tri partners with Anglian Water to bring Open Water Swimming to Rutland Water. We deliver weekly Sunday morning swimming for triathletes, sportive & recreational swimmers. We are proud to be a fully endorsed safe venue for Beyond Swim (Triathlon England, Swim England and RLSS UK).

WETSUITS ARE OPTIONAL. Wetsuits MUST be pre-ordered BEFORE noon on SATURDAY if you want one and don't have your own (subject to availability) and collected for a £5 payment on the day by cash or card. Email mary@inspire2tri.co.uk with your size details (height, weight, waist measurement and any helpful clothes size info) to pre-order. Note: please do not book your swim slot until you receive confirmation that one is available if this is a critical factor. Please use a towfloat if swimming non-wetsuit. We have some to loan if you don't have your own.

Your Emergency Contact MUST be accessible during and immediately after your swim and you MUST sign the online disclaimer and fill in your medical details. You will not be asked to repeat this each time; just to confirm they are accurate.

Please note parking is £1 with an exit pass. If you bring £1 coin you can pick this up at check-in to save visting the parking machine. This will entitle you this year to all day parking at the Whitwell site.

Our booking/pre-payment system is designed to be as easy and fast as possible on the day. Cancellations for algae or other weather related conditions beyond our control will receive a full refund or a voucher for a future swim.

This is a 2hr session but you can arrive at any time from 7:30am (check in opens) to 9:15am (latest water entry time). We recommend arriving 10mins before you want to start your swim. At check-in you will be issued with a Tydek pre-marked wristband and you're ready to swim! On exit from the water you will swap your wristband for your £1 discount parking ticket (all-day stay this year!).

What to bring

Please bring warm clothing.

We will not be doing on-the-day wetsuit hire, to facilitate rapid check-in but you can pre-order a wetsuit before booking to be sure one is available and pay on the day cash or card.

Preorder by emailing mary@inspire2tri.co.uk

Bright hat mandatory. Goggles and gloves,water socks are optional.


8yrs or over on 31st Dec 2023 who can swim 250m confidently. Children 15 or under MUST be accompanied by an in-water adult unless by prior arrangement. Parental consent is mandatory.


250m and 500m course options available with full water safety (canoes and powerboat).

BEYOND SWIM endorsed for 2022 season.

£8 per adult
£5 per child

Sun, 10th Jul
08:00 - 10:00 · 137 spaces left
Sun, 17th Jul
08:00 - 10:00 · 145 spaces left
Sun, 24th Jul
08:00 - 10:00 · 148 spaces left



Full refund or Voucher with 72hrs+ notice. Move forward available with 24hr notice.

Please be kind. We will do everything we can to support you and provide refunds, vouchers or move bookings forward to a new date if you need to cancel late please read the information about the activity before you commit to book.

Please contact Mary as soon as possible (mary@inspire2tri.com) if you cannot attend a class that you have booked. .

And if WE cancel for any reason you will get a full, no-quibble refund, voucher or the booking will be moved forward at your request.

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Where we'll meet

Check-in and water entry at the rear of Watersports building. We advise arrival 10-15mins before you wish to swim with latest check in at 9:15am.

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