Venues

Find the best outdoor swimming venues, swimming coaches and guided swims. Search by individual location or coach name, or click a ‘listing type’ link below to see a whole group. Contact us to update your own listing.

Action Watersports
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Action Watersports' lake proves to be a fantastic open water swimming venue with sessions every Tuesday evening and Saturday morning during the summer.
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01797 321885
Activities Away
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Swim at the unique venue near Lincoln situated at an old gravel pit that is a 1/4 mile long.
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01522697527
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Allerthorpe Lakeland Park
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Members and non-members can swim a 400m course in this shallow and accessible lake.
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01759 301 444
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Andark Lake
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Andark Lake is a purpose built inland diving lake near Southhampton, that is open to open water swimmers.
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+44 (0) 1489 885811
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Aztec Adventure Upton Warren
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Enjoy a refreshing open water swim around the 400m course at Azetec Adventure Upton Warren.
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01527 861426
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Beckenham Place Park
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The lake is a purpose built swimming lake in the middle of the beautiful Beckenham Place Park with a number of services provided by PTP Coaching.
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07736930823
Bicester Outdoor Swimming Lake
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200m Swimming lake perfect location to swim in a wild but safe setting. NOWCA-accredited.
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01869229060
Bishopton Lake (North East Wake Park)
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Partake in open water swimming in Bishopton Lake at North East Wake Park from May to October.
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07492 693 602
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Blue Lagoon Diving & Leisure
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The Blue Lagooners Club runs sessions three time a week for members and non-members during the summer months, including a series of workshops for those new to open water swimming.
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+44 (0)1977 621516
Boundary Water Park
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Open water swimming sessions are run by USWIM at the beautiful Boundary Water Park in Cheshire.
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Box End Park
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Box End Park welcomes all open water swimmers who are looking for a venue to carry out swim training. Opening times vary throughout the year.
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Bray Lake
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At Bray Lake Open Water Swimming Centre we pride ourselves on our friendly and approachable atmosphere and welcome open water swimmers and triathletes of all abilities.
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01628 638860
Bude Sea Pool
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Semi-natural tidal pool dating back to the 1930s. Unrestricted, free admission every day, 24 hours a day. Managed by a local charity.
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+ 44 (0)1288 488118
Capernwray Diving Centre
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Open water swimming sessions are offered at this beautiful diving venue on the edge of the Lake District.
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01524735132
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Cardiff International White Water
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Cardiff International White Water is a great Open Water Swim venue with fresh and clean water.
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029 2082 9970
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Caversham Lakes
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Open water swimming, among other water activities, is available at Caversham Lakes.
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07935 604463
Chasewater Lake
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NOWCA-accredited lake within Chasewater Country Park.
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07974 257 086
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Chipstead Lake
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This stunning lake offers members of TriSwim a selection of distance swims including smaller circuit options.
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Clevedon Marine Lake
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Clevedon Marine Lake is a tidal pool on the Somerset coast. It gets filled with seawater from the Bristol Channel every spring tide. It’s a safe place to play, swim and boat and an important part of Clevedon’s community.
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01275 877180
Cliff Lakes
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Operate 2 different courses (250m & 500m) during the summer (Apr-Sep). Cliff Lakes is the perfect venue for any swimmer. From beginners to experienced triathletes, everyone is welcomed. NOWCA accredited.
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01827 872000
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Colwick Country Park
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The West Lake at Colwick Country Park is home to the Nottingham City Open Water Swimming Centre from April to October each year. Open water swimming sessions are run by WholeHealth
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07813 965956
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Colwyn Bay Watersports Centre
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USWIM run 'sea special' open water swimming sessions at Colwyn Bay.
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Cromhall Quarry Swimming and Diving
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Multiple swim sessions available a week at Cromhall Quarry.
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01454 260 130
Crosby Lakeside
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Mersey Tri run open water swim sessions at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre that can be attended by both members and non-members
Denham Waterski Club
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Enjoy open water swimming on a sheltered 20-acre lake in a secluded woodland site.
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01895 820007
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