Category: Open Water

Open Water Championships water temperature update!!

Whitlingham Great Broad has measured the water temperature and it is currently 18.6 deg C in the middle of the course and 17.9 deg C at the edge of the lake by the finish. With this in mind we are advising swimmers to bring wetsuits if you have them as a precaution. The temperature will

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Open Water Coaching Certificate

This certificate develops the specialist skills needed to work as an open water coach and effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of open water training sessions. Blended learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theory elements of the course online through eLearning and webinar sessions, this will

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Open Water Championships – Received Entries

The Received Entries have been published on the Open Water Competitions page and can also be found here. Swimmers and their representatives have until noon on 20 June to check the Received Entries and notify the entries administrator by email to [email protected] of any errors after which a final accepted entries list will be published and

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Regional Open Water Development Day

Last weekend we welcomed over 40 swimmers from across the region to the 2024 Regional Open Water Development Day held in a superb facility at Stanborough Lakes. With swimmers and coaches from many clubs coming together to learn and develop both their knowledge and passion for Open Water swimming. Swimmers throughout the day engaged and

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2024 Open Water Championships – Entries Close on the 16th June

Entries for the 2024 Regional Open Water Championships taking place on 14th July at Whitlingham Lakes, will close on the 16th June 2024. Please make sure you have read the 2024 SE ER Open Water Conditions document prior to entering. This year there are events for Para and SOGB athletes through a dedicated entry system,

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Open Water Development Day opportunity

Thank you to all who have expressed their interest for the Open Water Development Day. We are currently working though the expression of interest and will be in contact with all Swimmers at the start of April. Swim England East Region is hosting a Development Camp for 11-17 year olds that are interested in developing

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2023 Open Water Championships – Entries now open

Entries are now open for the 2023 Regional Open Water Championships taking place on 9th July at Whitlingham Lakes. Please make sure you have read the Event Conditions document prior to entering. All details can be found on the Open Water Competitions webpage. Entries close 18th June 2023. The Region is also looking for volunteers

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Open Water Technical Officials course

Open Water Technical Officials Course These dates are primarily aimed at new Open Water officials, they can either be completely new to officiating or hold an officiating qualification in another discipline. However, any existing Level 1 officials who wish to upskill please complete the survey so that we can establish demand for a session just

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Swim England East Region Open Water Race Simulation

The East Region is hosting a race simulation opportunity for 13-17 year olds swimmers to come along to practice open water before our Open Water Regional Championships. The Event is taking place at Stanborough Lakes on 11th June, registration is at 1pm. If you are interested and meet the criteria, please visit the Open Water

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Open Water Technical Official initial course Sunday 29th May

Open Water Technical Official Training Course – Sunday 29th May 10:00am – 14:30pm via Zoom. This course is designed for people who would like to become an Open Water Technical Official, who are over the age of 16 with no prior officiating experience or experience officiating in a different discipline. For more information and to register for

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Open Water Development Camp Opportunity

Swim England East Region is hosting a Development Camp for 13-17 year olds that are interested in developing their open water racing skills. The event is happening on 11th June 2022 at Stanborough Lakes. This year, we are inviting swimmers that would like to attend, to apply for a place, providing the criteria is met.

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