Skills Sessions

Our Saturday skills session is fully taught, aimed at newcomers to the sport of open water swimming or nervous open water swimmers. Here you will learn the skills required to make you more effective in open water.

When?

7th May – 25th August 2018.

Saturdays 07:15am – 08:15am

Registration from 06.30am. We close registration at 07.00am

Price & Booking

£20 single session (CASH on the day)

£50 for a 3 session Skills Card

Please note you will need to bring your Skills Card to every session to get stamped. Cards can be used to attend any weeks in 2018, they don’t have to be used consecutively.

Please call us on 020 7247 2998 (Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm) to buy your sessions or book them online:

Buy Saturday sessions

Requirements

Our skills class is for swimmers who are new or are nervous of open water swimming. This is regardless of your swimming experience.

You will be required to wear a wetsuit and a brightly coloured swim hat, (apart from red) SFT will have hats for sale for £5 on the day.

The Lou Parker openwater charity race.

We run this fun race in memory of our good friend and fellow openwater swimmer Lou Parker. Lou sadly passed away in 2010 from Melanoma. We organise this race to raise the awareness of Melanoma to our amazing swimmers. All proceeds of this race are donated to:

Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund

SFT provide a BBQ breakfast after the final swimmer has finished swimming. Come and help us celebrate the life of our friend.

A 4k swim is available to swim as an individual or as a relay. This is a relaxed event so you can swim as much or as little as you want. Please note there is NO official timing available. Spot prizes will be presented at the BBQ.

2018 Date: 15th September 2018.

Registration: 06:15 – 06:45

Start: 07:00 – 08:30

Cost: £10 a swimmer. Guests £5 for BBQ. Please enter on the day and pay with cash or cheque made payable to Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund

Fitness Sessions

Our fitness session is an un-coached, un-lead session that allows you to practice your open-water swimming at your own pace, completing as many 1km laps of the lake as you like in within the times specified.

When?

Saturdays: 28th April – 8th September 2018

Wednesdays: 2nd May – 30th May 2018

There is no swimming available on the 7th July 2018.

Saturdays 06:30am – 08:30am

Wednesdays 18:30pm – 20:00pm

Registration:

Saturdays from 06:15am. We close registration at 07.30am

Wednesdays from 18:00pm. we close registration at 19:15pm

Price & Booking

£10 single session (CASH on the day)

£40 for a 5 session Fitness Card

£70 for a 10 session Fitness Card

£120 Full season Saturday ONLY

£200 Full season Wednesday and Saturday.

Please note you will need to bring your Fitness Card to every session to get stamped. Cards can be used to attend any weeks in 2018, they don’t have to be used consecutively.

Please call us on 020 7247 2998 (Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm) to buy your sessions or book them online.

Buy FITNESS sessions

Requirements

Fitness sessions is for swimmers who have competed in open water. You will need to be able to swim 1k without stopping to swim in the fitness group.

Please remember to bring your own swim hat. SFT will have £5 hats for sale. Any bright colour apart from red will be allowed.

Post-swim refreshments

After your swim ON SATURDAY we will serve hot drinks and biscuits. We are also offering Mum’s  FAMOUS homemade bread pudding, but with a small donation to the McFanwy Awareness fund.

Location

Stubbers Adventure Centre
Ockendon Rd
Upminster
RM14 2TY