From waves and currents, to water temperature, clarity and quality, open water is very different to your local swimming pool. Outdoor Swimmer have produced a 32 page guide on how to make the transition from pool to pond, how to choose your first outdoor swim and what to expect the first time you take your swimming outdoors.
- How is outdoor swimming different?
- How good a swimmer do you need to be?
- Your first outdoor swim
- Becoming more confident and competent
- Keeping safe and healthy in open water
- What kit do you need?
- Choosing a wetsuit
- Next steps
Our Escape the Pool guide costs just £4.00 including postage in the UK and is available worldwide for a small additional postage charge.