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Free open water classes at Swim Serpentine 2018



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Sharon Lock, Swim England Masters and Open Water Officer, tells us about Swim Serpentine and why you must come alongside and participate!

Free teaching classes at Swim Serpentine

I’m positive 2018 will probably be remembered as a tremendous summer time of solar, which has been nice for the world of open water swimming.

This 12 months many venues have seen an enormous rise within the quantity of individuals taking on and making an attempt out open water swimming.

For a lot of, it has been a shock how completely different swimming exterior is to swimming in a pool. Nearly all of individuals love their first time open water swimming. I’ve had the pleasure of watching swimmers preliminary apprehension flip into large smiles, laughter and a love of the open water.

This is the reason we love supporting initiatives like Swim Serpentine. The occasion is being held on 22 September in Hyde Park, London, and attracts round 5,000 swimmers every year.

Get some prime suggestions from our coaches

Our Swim England coaches will probably be there so as to add an additional little bit of enjoyable and provides alternatives for everybody to have a go, together with these new to the game and households of these collaborating. 

For  individuals who would really like some teaching however don’t fancy getting within the water, or are already swimming and need to discuss ways, we now have a stand in the principle enviornment the place you possibly can discuss to 2 of our certified coaches.

Then again, if you need some teaching within the water with considered one of our gifted open water coaches, you possibly can e book a brief session within the Lido positioned on the alternative facet of the lake to the principle enviornment subsequent to the Lido Café and Bar. That is advisable for swimmers who’re already assured and might swim at the least 400m with out stopping.

Enjoyable for all of the household

You probably have by no means tried open water swimming and need to have some enjoyable with your loved ones, why not strive our teacher-led household enjoyable classes. Instructors will lead you thru video games to play along with your youngsters based mostly on the talents they should enhance their swimming. That is advisable for these aged over eight-years-old.

Simply drop by the lido or our stand in the principle enviornment to e book a time slot for any of those classes. Free wetsuits will probably be supplied for these participating.

For extra details about the occasion and methods to enter please see the Swim Serpentine web site.

You probably have any query please e mail sharon.lock@swimming.org.