Weston-super-Mare’s Open Water Series 2018

Post publication Note: The third and final event in the series has been cancelled and Weston-super-Mare SC have notified all registered competitors by email.

Entries are no longer being accepted for Weston-super-Mare’s Open Water Development Series at Clevedon Marine Lake (map link).

The Series has been designed to start at the beginning of the open water season in May 2018 and finish at the end of the open water season in September 2018, which coincides with the beginning of the swimming season.

Clevedon Marine Lake
This event is being supported by Marlens, the charity behind Clevedon Marine Lake and is also supported by Somerset ASA. Weston-super-Mare Swimming Club has teamed up with The Salt House next to the lake to offer food and drink for each event.

Clevedon Marine Lake
The Series will be held over three dates (see below) and is open to all Clubs in the South West and beyond.

The Club aims to raise the profile of open water swimming by offering competitive opportunities which will develop the next generation of Open Water swimmers in Age, Youth and Masters swimming and Triathletes.
If you haven't tried competitive Open Water swimming before maybe this is the time to consider it!

Open Water Race Practice

Event 1 in the series will be a taster to practise all things race pace, covering
For Event 2 and 3, event distances will increase and will mirror those offered at 2018's Regional and National Championships. The 750m taster event is now 1k. The 1.5k is now the 2k. The 3k and 5k will stay the same.


Weston-super-Mare Swimming Club logoEvent information together with the Entry Form is available to download below. If you have any questions prior to completion, please contact Laura Nesbitt (new email address: coach@wsmsc.co.uk / 07986570927).

Download (* links to document versions published 7 May 2018) Please share details within your Club and networks, and with swimmers and coaches.

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