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Winter Swim Group

This is a mixed ability group to suit all standards from dippers up to channel swimmers.

Join this session if you:

  1. have experience with sea/cold water swimmer
  2. looking to sea swim with safety cover and guidance
  3. wish to benefit from the Blue Mind and cold water experience safely

This session will focus on cold water swimming and sea safety.

The group will swim/dip between 50-1000m each session. We will be in the water for between 20-30 minutes.

The group will split to support different standards/speeds.

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)

Hats are provided for the session. Feel free to bring your own tow float.

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

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!)

The water will 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.

SESSIONS MAY BE CANCELLED AT SHORT NOTICE DUE TO THE WEATHER/SEA CONDITIONS. In the event of needing to cancel a session, you will be emailed with a full refund given.

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

PLEASE NOTE: an updated consent form is required at least once since December 2021.


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


Please note: money paid is non-refundable unless the session is cancelled by the organiser. 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.

What to bring

Wetsuit and/or a swim suit

Tow float (optional)



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)


  1. Experience of cold water swimming
  2. Can swim more than 200m in the sea OR have previously attended an Ace Swimming session


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

Sat, 19th Feb
09:30 - 10:00 · 8 spaces left
Sat, 26th Feb
09:30 - 10:00 · 10 spaces left

Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

Firestone Bay Tidal Pool

Ace Swimming
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