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Swim Coaching

Open Water Swimming is a fast growing sport for health and mental wellbeing as well as fitness. Whether you are a budding triathlete or looking for a mindful experience, our coaching sessions are here to get you into the water and improving your technique.

All sessions can make reasonable adjustments to meet individual needs - do let us know.

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Cold Water Introduction: From Pool to Lake - 2 x 1h 15min

  • For aspiring open water swimmers capable of 400m+ in a pool

  • 30th May/1st June & 27th/29th June


Move from pool to lake in these two progressive sessions. Starting in Jesus Green Lido to discover swim safety and technique in cold water, the second session moves onto the lake at Milton Country Park to practice everything you learnt in the first session.

2 x 1h15 sessions, first at Jesus Green Lido, second on lake at Milton Country Park. Small groups of max 6 people. For more information about Jesus Green please click here 


Women in Open Water - 2 x 1h 15min

  • For aspiring female open water swimmers capable of 400m+ in a pool

  • 6th/13th July, 3rd/10th August


For anyone interested in open water swimming, who may have tried a little before but would like a supportive environment which will allow you to base your progress and future goals on a sound understanding of open water safety. Covering techniques to improve your enjoyment in this environment and practice with others.

The group meets afterwards in the Cafe for an optional coffee and cake

2 x 1h15 sessions in lake at Milton Country Park. mall groups of 6 max


1:1 or Pairs Coaching - 1h

  • For open water swimmers capable of 400m+ in a pool. Suitable for everyone from first timers wanting bespoke introductions to event swimmers wanting to do themselves proud

  • Sessions from April on selected days: Current availability 10th July , 12th July and 16th July. Contact us for additional dates or try the drop in coached sessions


Working 1:1 or in pairs with Val, our swim coach, she will assist you in making a step change in your technique and enjoyment in the open water environment. Prioritising changes that will make the most difference to you using feedback and video as well as providing access to other resources to help you continue your development.

Pairs coaching is £65 per session, please email to book

1h session on the lake at Milton Country Park. Sessions run alongside public open water swimming sessions


Coached Drop-in Sessions - 1h

  • Event Skills - 15th & 22nd May

  • Front Crawl Improvers - 25th June & 9th July


Continue your coached progression at Milton Country Park. Bring your Green Hat if you have one!

Sessions will allow you to build up your training plan to meet your goal, access  kit chat, coaching tips and video feedback to maintain and develop your technique. Val can facilitate options to swim for distance, time or in social groups. Come along and extend friendships gained during the coached courses and regular open water swim sessions by swimming in pods with shared aims

1h sessions on lake at Milton Country Park

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