Open Water Swimming in Yorkshire

Looking to open water swim in Leeds or the Yorkshire area? This is what I’ve found out as being available:

Open to all

Blue Lagooners – https://www.bluelagooners.com/

Membership £35 adult, £25 junior (12-17 years)
Wednesday 6pm to 8pm
Saturday 8am to 10am
Sunday 8am to 10am

Session Costs:
Members £4 (or buy 20 session credits for £70)
Non Members £10
Wetsuit Hire £5

 

 

Allerthorpe – http://www.allerthorpelakelandpark.co.uk/open-water-swimming/

Open Swim Times
Mornings: 9:00 – 10:00 Every morning excluding Mondays (but does run on a Monday morning during School Holidays and Bank Holidays).
Evenings: Monday and Wednesday 17:00 – 19:30

Cost
Membership: £20.00 per season + £3.00 per swim Non-members: £5.00 per swim

general activity wetsuits to hire at £5

Ellerton Park – http://www.ellertonpark.com/watersports

Opening Times ( March 1st 2018 – 30th November 2018)
Weekdays 8am – 5pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays

Costs

Adults £5.00 per day / Children £3.00 per day

 

 

Eight Acre Lake http://www.scubadream.co.uk/eight-acre-lake-43-w.asp

OPEN TIMES

MONDAY – CLOSED (except bank holidays)
TUESDAY – CLOSED
WEDNESDAY – 10.00 to 4.30pm
THURSDAY – 10.00 to 8:00pm
FRIDAY – CLOSED (except bank holidays)
SATURDAY – 9.00 to 4.30
SUNDAY – 9.00 to 4.30
OPEN ON ALL BANK HOLIDAYS
(except Christmas)
Prices … Diving £13.00 …. Swimming £4.00
Diver registration £5 / 2 years

Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers – https://yorkshireoutdoorswimmers.com/harthill/

Membership Fee (including first swim): £10 (per year)

Swimming sessions (members only): £4 per session

Swimming at this location is only allowed by members of YOS and at events organised and authorised by the YOS Committee.
Safety is our top priority and as such we provide safety and first aid cover for all our open water swimming events.

Swimming Sessions at Harthill are at the following times:

Summer Season (26th March 2018 to 29th October 2018)

Saturday – 2pm till 4pm

Tuesday – 6pm till 8pm

Winter Season (30th October 2017 to 25th March 2018)

Saturday – 1pm till 3pm

Winter Swim Club Sessions

Thursday – 7am (or first light) till 8am

Sunday – Hathersage Pool (times vary)

Swimyourswim at Doncaster and Rotherham http://swimyourswim.com/swim-venues/ 

Thrybergh Country Park, Rotherham at the following times:

Saturday afternoon from 2-4pm

Wednesday evening from 6-8pm

The SYS reception will be open half an hour before the session start time – to swim you need to be a member of SYS (which is free – you just need to fill in a form). Swims cost £5 per session.

Thrybergh has a short and long course – 200m and 800m respectively.

 Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre, Doncaster at the following times:

Saturday mornings from 8-10am

Tuesday evening from 6-8pm

Thursday evening from 6-8pm

Friday Mornings 7-8.30am

PLEASE CHECK OUR CALENDAR FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION AND CHANGES

The SYS reception will be open half an hour before the session start time – to swim you need to be a member of SYS (which is free – you just need to fill in a form). Swims cost £5 per session.

Hatfield has a short and long course – 200m and 800m respectively.

Triathlon clubs (must be a member to OW swim)

 

Wakefield Triathlon Club – http://www.wakefieldtriclub.co.uk/training-coaching/swim/open-water-swimming/

Pugneys Country Park, Thursdays (6:30-8:30pm) and Sundays (9:00-11:00am) from late-April until late September (it depends on the water temperature and daylight hours).

Leeds Bradford Tri Club – http://lbt.org.uk/

Tuesdays Open Water Swimming
Otley Lake 19:00 (Summer)

Saturdays Open Water Swimming
Otley Lake 08:00 (Summer)

 

 

 

 

 

Tadcaster Tri Club – http://www.tadcastertriathlonteam.co.uk/

Wednesday Evenings – Blue Lagoon
Other Times – River Wharfe, Wetherby

Manvers Triathlon Club – http://www.teammanvers.co.uk/

Wednesday and Saturday are open swim sessions for non-members and cost £5 per session.You must be a SIGNED OFF swimmer to attend any other session. All swimmers must wear a bright colour swim cap for safety purposes. Wet suit hire is also available at £5 per session

Summer Season Swim Sessions
Monday:
06:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leader Ruth Jones)
07:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leaders Tomas Jonsson and Les Orange)

Tuesday:
06:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leader Ruth Jones)
07:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leaders Mark Toller and Philip Mullins)

Wednesday:
06:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leader Ruth Jones)
07:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leaders Tomas Jonsson and Les Orange)
18:00 – OPEN session everyone welcome (wetsuits mandatory) Non-Member £5 to swim – Safety Cover provided

Thursday:
06:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leader Ruth Jones)
07:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leaders Mark Toller and Philip Mullins)

Friday:
06:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leader Ruth Jones)
07:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leaders Tomas Jonsson and Les Orange)
18:00 – Signed Off Members only (Swim Leader Sean Rodgers)

Outdoor swimming and wild swimming in the Leeds area, West Yorkshire

There is a group of folk who enjoy swimming in less formal sessions, they can best be found via the Facebook group FLOWS 

All swimming is at your own risk. Take personal responsibility when you swim: OSS DISCLAIMER: http://bit.ly/qRqyKi SAFETY: For further info see – http://bit.ly/c3CvKM and http://www.river-swimming.co.uk

Greg Hilton

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