OW Swimming for sport

2018 Swim Season

WHEN: Sundays 8:00am - 10:00am, 13th May to 2nd September. Check-in opens at 7:30am and first water entry is 8am. Water must be clear by 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 home-made cakes and drinks.
FACILITIES: Parking, Showers, Changing, Toilets, Lockers (padlock required), Overseen Bag & Bike Drop.
WETSUITS: Wetsuits are mandatory below 14C. There is optional wetsuit hire (swim wetsuits and multiactivity suits)  for £3.50 on the day.
SWIM COURSE:  500m course for sports training; 250m for younger sport swimmers.
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 2018 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 via SH2OUT accreditation. Wetsuits optional above 14C.

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THE 2018 SWIM SEASON WILL RESTART IN MAY 13th 2018.(Subject to temperature)
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, sportive & recreational swimmers and small group coaching on a Tuesday and Thursday night. Booking is essential for both, but we operate a "pay on the day" policy and rely on you to cancel promptly if you can't come as we base our safety cover on swimmer numbers.

We are proud to be the first fully 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  if there are any anticipated issues with weather or water quality, and confirm by 7:00am on swim morning via our Inspire2tri Facebook page.