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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. May to October.

Wild swimming adventure to Kailpot

Cost: £35
Duration: 1.5 hours
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 200m.

During the lesson you will:

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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An introduction to open water swimming

Cost: £35
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 200m.

During the lesson you will:

After a briefing on safety and technique, then our experience tutor, Colin Hill, will take you out in to the lake to teach you open-water best-practice and take in panoramic views of the fells.

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: £50
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. Earn some serious respect points and enjoy your own self-satisfaction, able to say with confidence that you swam across a lake. Then, of course, head back to us and spend your hard-earned time relaxing in Swim Club.

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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