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Newbie/Beginner Summer Sea Swim Group


This group is our 'Newbie/Beginner Group'. Join this session if you:

  1. have limited experience with sea/cold water swimmer
  2. basic front crawl
  3. swim between 250m to 600m in 30 minutes (5 min/100m pace)

This session will focus mainly on the front crawl technique and sea safety.

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 lifeguard.

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

Location: Firestone Bay (we meet by the tidal pool at Devils Point)

Groups will be formed (if required) based on ability, experience, and speed.

Swimmers MUST adhere to the government's social distancing rules.

Swimmers will be coached to their ability.

A tow float is required for the session. Wetsuits are optional. If you wish to attend this session and swim without a wetsuit, a discussion will need to happen before booking (please contact me!)

To access these sessions swimmers must be able to swim at least 50m (email if concerned). This is a safety measure to ensure you are able to swim to land independently.

The water temperature can be cold. We will provide support in the water but it is the swimmer's responsibility to ensure they warm up after the session. Ensure you bring warm clothing and wrap up quickly 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.


T&Cs apply, please see the consent form for our cancellation policy.

PLEASE NOTE: an updated consent form is required at least once since March 2022.


Cancellation policy:

Money paid is non-refundable unless the session is cancelled by the organiser. In the event of needing to cancel a session, a 95% refund will be issued (5% of the payment is taken by the booking company).

Full payment will be made prior to the start of the session (or at an alternative date if agreed).

Failure to give 1 month’s notice to cancel a session will result in a 50% charge.

Cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will result in you being charged the full amount.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please note: if no dates are available, it means the event is full


What to bring

Wetsuit and/or a tow float

Swim suit



A warm change of clothes (ensure you get dressed quick after the session)

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

Suitable footwear (to walk in)


Swim 50m


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.

All sessions will start between the advertised session time window.

£7 per person
No times available

Where we'll meet

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