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This event is part of the Brecks Outdoor Festival

Introduction to Outdoor Swimming: Adults and 13+

Always wanted to try outdoor swimming? Have a go in this safe and friendly session with lifeguards and mentors, perfect for enjoying the water safely and tackling your fears. There are also fun activities on swimming safety and care for the environment.

September 8, 2024
9.45am & 2.45pm
Brandon
This event is fully funded with thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Booking required.
Café
Toilets
Accessible
Pushchair Friendly
Car Park

Introduction to Outdoor Swimming: Adults and 13+

Join this exciting opportunity to try out Outdoor Swimming in the Brecks! Take part in a safe and friendly session with qualified lifeguards and experienced swimmer volunteers. This taster session will give you the opportunity to have a go in a safe environment, and will include fun activities on swimming safety and care for the environment.

The event is for adults and young people ages 13 plus. It is aimed at those who have not been to an intro session before, are new to swimming outdoors and would like to have a go, and would like to learn about safety and tackling fears.

 

Introduction to Outdoor Swimming: Adults and 13+

When: Sunday 8th September

Where: Brandon Staunch

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Time: 9.45am, & 2.45pm

Ages: For ages 13+ (children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult throughout)

Tickets: Fully funded with thanks to the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Booking required: Book Now HERE

 

 

Further Information

Accessibility: This event will be supported by trained lifeguards, and experienced outdoor swimmer volunteers. The terrain on the approach to the river is uneven and may be muddy underfoot. Please contact the event leader, Imogen Radford,  if you have any specific needs or requirements in order to make your experience of this event more enjoyable: imogen36@googlemail.com

Transport: The closest bus stop is located adjacent the Brandon Tesco, approximately 10 minutes walk away. For information on bus times, visit bustimes.org

Brandon train station is located 20 minutes walk away.

Free parking is available on the approach to Brandon Staunch, or at Brandon Leisure Centre (Church Rd, Brandon, IP27 0JB)

Facilities: Café and toilet facilities are available at Brandon Leisure Centre, a 5 minute walk away.

What to wear/bring: Full information about what to expect, what to wear, potential risks, and keeping yourself safe, are available to download when booking.

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