Nene Outdoors Watersports & Activity Centre, located in the heart of Nene Park in Peterborough, is a registered NOWCA venue, offering seasonal open water swimming. Swimming takes place on Thursday evenings between May and September around a 400m course on Gunwade Lake, which swimmers can complete as many times as they like during the session. All swimmers are required to wear a NOWCA safety wristband. Book online in advance or just come down on the day! Each swim session costs £6.50, get your first session free when you register with NOWCA.
Regular swim sessions are on Thursday evenings from 5 May to 29 September, 5.30-7pm.
Tow floats are provided and must be worn. Please note all swimmers are required to wear a brightly coloured swim cap, bring your own or buy one on arrival from Nene Outdoors. Use of wetsuits is compulsory for swimmers under the age of 16.
Wetsuits can be hired from the Nene Outdoors shop, or you can buy your own from the selection in store. Heated changing rooms and shower facilities are available at Nene Outdoors.
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