Swim For Health & Sport in Rutland Water

2017 Swim Season

WHEN: Sundays 8:00am - 10:30am, May to September. Check-in opens at 7:30am and first water entry is 8am. Latest arrival is 10am. There is no mass-start. You choose when to arrive and leave within this window.
WHERE: Rutland Water Sports, Bull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland LE15 8BL
COST: £7.50 Pay on the day, includes any parking charges incurred by swimmers and we usually provide free cakes and drinks.
FACILITIES: Parking, Showers, Changing, Toilets, Lockers (padlock required), Secure Bag & Bike Drop.
WETSUITS: Wetsuits are mandatory below 14C. There is optional wetsuit hire for £3 on the day.
SWIM COURSE:  500m course for sports training or 250m option for less daunting recreational swimming.
BOOKING: Essential to guarantee a place and for us to plan your safety.  It's quick and easy to book (and unbook) HERE.
ELIGIBILITY: 8yrs or over on 31st Dec 2017 who can swim 250m confidently. Children 16 or under MUST be accompanied by an in-water adult if this is their first experience of organised open water swimming. Parental consent is mandatory.Open Water Swimming Agreement .
SAFETY: Unrivalled safety cover & procedures. Wetsuits optional above 14C. Check current water temperature & quality here.


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Inspire2tri partners with Anglian Water to bring Open Water Swimming for Health and for Sport to Rutland Water (Whitwell site).

We offer weekly Sunday morning swimming from May to September for triathletes and sportive & recreational swimmers and small group coaching on a Thursday night.Booking is essential for both, but we operate a pay on the day policy.

We are proud to be the first Interim Accredited SH2OUT Venue in association with British Triathlon Federation and RLSS UK for delivering safe open water swimming. If you register for an swim morning or coached event we will always email you the day before if there are any anticipated issues with weather or water quality, and confirm by 7:30am on swim morning via our Inspire2tri Facebook page.

For our younger swimmers and those wanting shorter distances we welcome you to make your Sunday swim special by swimming for Charity. Details here.