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Open Water Swimming

Looking for a welcoming place to swim with great facilities and a friendly atmosphere?

There’s no better place than Action Watersports. Our sheltered freshwater lake is the perfect place to train, whether it’s for a triathlon or just for fitness.

Novices and experts are all welcome.

From just £6.50 per person

Click here to read the swimming play-safe code
lake swimming

Every Tuesday & Thursday evening in the summer

Action Watersports’ lake proves to be a fantastic open water swimming venue.

The lake is approx. 650m long with marker posts for distance reference, has an easy-to-follow course with user-friendly entry & exit points and warms up very quickly in the summer making it the ideal place to train. Tow buoys are compulsory. 

We stock Swim Secure Tow Buoys at very competitive prices. Hire also available – just £2. Wetsuits also available to hire – just £4.

Opening Times
We are open throughout British Summer Time.
Tuesdays 5:30pm to 7pm
Thursdays 5:30pm to 8pm

Book an open water swimming session
swimming club location

Looking for a lake to hire for your swim group?

Are you wanting to organise day out for your swimming club?

Whether it’s for training, racing or just trying out open water swimming, we can accommodate you and cater for your needs.

Come and enjoy our freshwater lake with all the onsite facilities.

Prices start from just £180 per hour.


Important Information

 There is no observation or lifeguard on duty. Please swim responsibly and swim within your limits

Open Water Swimming requires physical exertion, you must consider your swimming ability before entering the water and ensure you and any children you are supervising are capable of, and are in a fit state of health for swimming in the lake unaided

  • All children under 16 must swim with an adult 
  • Tow buoys are compulsory, these can be hired or bought on site.
  • Swim Caps & Wetsuits must be worn unless agreed prior to entering the water
Book an open water swimming session

Swimming sessions end at 7pm Tuesdays & 8pm Thursdays. Please be out of the water by these times.

  • Sheltered freshwater lake, perfect for swimming.
  • 500m straight swim course with distance markers
  • Toilets, changing rooms and showers available
  • Discount for block booking 
  • Please read the Swimming Play-Safe Code prior to entering the water. Click here

Have a question or would like to talk to a member of the team? No problem, we're always here to help.


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