Take part in the Great North Swim for a fantastic weekend of open water swimming in the stunning Lake District.
With distances to suit all levels and abilities you can enjoy a weekend in the great outdoors with friends and family.
Take your pick from 250 metres, 1/2 a mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5k or a 10k.
If you’re keen to try an open water swim, but don’t know where to start, then why not have a go at the family friendly brand new Great North Swim250 event?
What is it?
250 metres (the equivalent of 10 lengths of a standard 25 metre pool) of open water swimming/splashing/doggy-paddling in the bay area of Windermere.
Where: The scenic setting of Windermere in the Lake District
Who: Anyone aged 8 years old and over, suitable for all abilities
How much: £15 per entry (individual)
Great North Swim250 is the ideal event for new or nervous swimmers, families, and children aged 8 and over, where you can literally test the water and get a feel for swimming in the great outdoors.
Wetsuits are compulsory and every child aged 12 and under must be accompanied by one adult (per child). Anyone aged 18+ years old is classified as an adult.
For children aged 8 – 12 years old the entry payment is £15, which includes the entry of one adult per child. For anyone aged 13 years old and over the entry is £15 per entry.
Places are limited for this fun, family-focussed event so make sure you secure yours today!