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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.

Uswim
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Located at Dock 9 Salford Quays , Boundary Water Park Cheshire, various Pools in the North West. Offers Coaching, video analysis training, events, guided swims from Wales, Lake District to Scotland.
SwimtheLakes
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Adventure swimming pioneers Swim the Lakes offer inspirational swimming at the heart of the beautiful Lake District.
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015394 33826
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
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
Hampton Pool
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Heated open-air pool offering swimming 365 days a year.
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020 8255 1116
HE AQUATICS Open Water Swimming
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Swim at Bournemouth’s sensational 11km beach, with its year-round hot showers, cafes, wooded chines and vibrant town centre. The perfect place to learn to swim from 100 to 3,000m.
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+44 79 029 25487
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This spring-fed lake is a haven of tranquillity in north Bristol with daily sessions for members during the summer months, as well as the weekend in winter.
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01179620696
Lake Geneva Swimming Association
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Choose a date and swim across Lake Geneva. The Guided Classique Swim traverses Lake Geneva at its widest point, 13km between the beautiful shores of Lausanne in Switzerland and Evian-les-Bains in France.
Lee Valley White Water
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Take advantage of the water rain or shine with a swim at Lee Valley White Water Centre, with changing rooms, showers and cafes, you can relax and enjoy a swim all year round.
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03000 030 616
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London Fields Lido
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London Fields Lido is a 50m Olympic size, heated outdoor swimming open all year round and located in Hackney.
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020 7254 9038
Love Open Water Canary Wharf
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The venue is located at the bottom of Cubitt Steps, under the MacKenzie Walk bridge. Love Open Water venues operate using the NOWCA safety system. All swimmers must have a valid NOWCA membership
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Love Open Water Chattern Hill (The Haven)
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This is a great swim training lake in a beautiful location and a fantastic place to exercise. All swimmers must have a valid NOWCA membership
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Love Open Water Leeds Dock
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The Leeds Dock site is positioned at the East/ South side of the dock, just down from the Royal Armouries. Love Open Water venues operate using the NOWCA safety system. All swimmers must have a valid NOWCA membership
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Love Open Water London Royal Docks
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The London Royals Dock site is based at the west end of Royal Victoria Dock. Love Open Water venues operate using the NOWCA safety system. All swimmers must have a valid NOWCA membership
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Love Open Water Milton Keynes
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You can find this venue at Willen Lake’s Watersports Centre. Love Open Water venues operate using the NOWCA safety system. All swimmers must have a valid NOWCA membership
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Love Open Water Nottingham
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A peaceful lake in a beautiful countryside setting, perfect for both distance swims and indulgent dips. Love Open Water venues operate using the NOWCA safety system. All swimmers must have a valid NOWCA membership
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Manvers Lake
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Manvers Lake has some of the best facilities in the country for open water swimming with clean clear water all year round, showers and changing facilities, slipway access to the water and a clearly marked swim course.
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01709 878984
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Milton Country Park
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Enjoy open water swimming at this Beyond Swim accredited venue in Cambridge.
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01223 420060
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My Open Water Swim
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My Open Water Swim host regular sessions at Pennington Flash in Greater Manchester, as well as at 4 locations across the Lake District.
Netherton Open Water Swimming
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Netherton Open Water Swimming, located at Lodge Farm Reservoir, offers sessions to NOWCA members year round.
Phone
07496 609802
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Queenford Lakes
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Beautiful lake on the outskirts of Oxford, with up to 4 openwater sessions a week, 4 loops, safety team on and off the water, coaching and on site cafe.
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+44 7979 520083
Race Hub, Frisky Lakes
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Race Hub is a fantastic open water swimming venue which welcomes swimmers at all levels of ability from complete beginners to athletes, and is used by British Triathlon, local triathlon clubs and hobby swimmers for individual and group sessions.
Redricks Lakes
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Looking for a new way to connect with nature, boost your fitness, and add a little thrill to your routine? Open water swimming at Redricks Lake is your answer. With the lake open for swimming during both the warm summer and the invigorating winter seasons, you can enjoy the unique sensation of open water swimming all year round.
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+44 7815 294712
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St Andrews Lakes
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This beautiful NOWCA affiliated venue offers year round open water swimming.
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01634 926 204
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