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Open Water Swimming

SH2OUT is an affiliation between British Triathlon and the Royal Life Saving Society UK. They have recognised the growth of open water swimming and provide guidance to venues to develop its existing infrastructure to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for new and existing swimmers.

When:
Every Tuesday 5:30 until 7:30.
Please check on the Scaling Dam Open Water Swimming face book page for updates.
On occasions times could change and sessions could be cancelled or added.

Where:
Scaling Dam Sailing Club

Cost:
£5 Pay on the day. Parking charges apply.

Membership is available which includes all swimming and club social events (parking permit included in membership).

Facilities:
Showers, Changing, Toilets, Club house (Tea and Coffee available at a cost)

Wetsuits:
Wetsuits and swim cap
Non-wetsuit swimmers must wear a tow float and swim cap
Wetsuits are available to borrow free of charge.

Swim Course:
The 400 metre swim course is as below.


Booking:
No booking required 60 swimmers maximum First come first served basis

Eligibility:
12yrs or over whom can swim 500m confidently. Children 16 or under MUST be accompanied by an in-water adult. Parental consent is mandatory.

Safety:
Water safety cover includes session leader, first aider, kayaks on a minimum ratio of 20:1 and a standby powered safety boat.

Contact:
Any questions please contact Michelle Bullock at swim@scalingdam.org

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