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Guided wild & open water swimming

Our guided wild and open water swims are led by Colin Hill, whose passion for open water swimming is contagious. From running his own outdoor swimming events company to swimming competitively all around the world,  Colin is a go-to, hive of knowledge and expertise for beginners or experienced swimmers.

To book a session with Colin please contact our team at Swim Club on 01768 486442

Swimming in Ullswater

Ullswater open water swim sessions

Cost: £35
Duration: 45 minutes
Group: Up to 4 people. Children 14 years and over. Children age 14-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Suitable for beginner and experienced swimmers.

During the lesson you will:

Experience swimming in the lake during the winter. Cold water swimming specialist, Colin Hill, will be your guide in the water with you. Approximately 15 – 30 mins in the water. The session will take place in the bay in front of the hotel and will include acclimatisation to cold water and top tips for cold water swimming.

Equipment

You will need a swimming costume, we will provide wetsuits, boat and safety equipment. Your adventure will start and finish at our private jetty at The Lake.

Wild swimming adventure to Kailpot

Cost: £45
Duration: 1.5 hours
Group: Up to 5 people. Children 10 years and over. Children age 10-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants must be able to swim a minimum of 200m.

During the lesson you will:

This is a wild swimming adventure. Explore the secluded bay of Kailpot on Ullswater with expert tuition from Colin Hill. A short boat-trip away, you will swim close to the lake shoreline, climbing rocks and crags to find the best spot to jump in.

Equipment

You will need a swimming costume, we will provide wetsuits, boat and safety equipment. Your adventure will start and finish at our private jetty at The Lake.

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One  to one open water coaching

Cost: £65
Duration: 60 minutes
Group: This is a one-to-one coaching session. Children must be 10 years and over. Children age 10-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants must be able to swim a minimum of 200m.

During the lesson you will:

This is for anybody looking to improve their technique. Without the confines of a pool, the long swim allows you to get in to your stride, making points for improvement easy to identify. This swim will be filmed by our swimming expert, Colin, who will carry out stroke analysis during the swim, giving you invaluable feedback, getting you swimming more efficiently. Colin can provide the video for each guest, so it can be used for ongoing improvement once you get home.

Equipment

You will need a swimming costume, we will provide wetsuits and safety equipment. You will start and finish at our private jetty at The Lake.

Cross lake swim

Cost: £65
Duration: 60 minutes
Group: Up to 6 people. Children 10 years and over. Children age 10-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants must be able to swim a minimum of 1km.

During the lesson you will:

Push yourself using the safety and knowledge of Colin Hill, who has spent his career training athletes, keeping them safe in an open-water environment. Challenge yourself on a one-mile swim from one side of the lake to another. Colin will take you to the widest part of the lake and you can set off, swimming shore to shore, with Colin offering support and advice from the boat. (1km pace will be needed to assess whether you can take part.)

Equipment

You will need a swimming costume, we will provide wetsuits, boat and safety equipment. Your adventure will start and finish at our private jetty at The Lake.

On Request

Colin can act as a guide on full-length lake swims, which is 7 miles end-to-end. Read our guest blog by Alex Lester, a novice swimmer who swam the length of the lake and has many reasons why you should, too. Click the link here and once you are convinced, call 01768 486442 to enquire.

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