Open Water Training Session - Box End Park
This Open Water training session is for all swimmers who intend to enter the 2018 South East Region Open Water Championship. Swimmers must be 12 or over by the 31st December 2018 to enter the championships and competent of swimming a minimum of 800m.
If you are unsure of whether you would like to enter the ASA South East Region 2018 Open Water Championship or would like a taster of what open water is about (even if you are under 12), you are very welcome to come along and try it out.
The session will be at Box End Park from 7am to 9am and will allow you to practice open water swimming and you will also be coached through some of the skills you will need.
There will be a charge of £5 for this session which you will need to pay on the day. The attached disclaimer form needs to be completed and handed in to reception at Box End Park before you can swim.
It is compulsory that you wear a brightly coloured swim hat. Please ensure you bring one with you.
If the water temperature is below 14oC you will need to wear a wet suit. Rental Wetsuits are available to hire at Box End Park for a hire price of £3 - £5. If the temperature is above 14oC you will NOT wear a wet suit to help you prepare for the main competition.
Please arrive in plenty of time to be able to hand in forms, make payment and hire your wet suit (if necessary). The session will start promptly at 7am.