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Introduction - Itows course - Hatfield

Introduction to open water swimming

  • 1 h
  • 30 British pounds
  • Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre

Service Description

New to open water swimming? Then our Introduction To Open Water Swimming (iTOWS) course is the one for you... Our iTOWS courses will run between April and September, on Thursday evenings at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre, Doncaster. 18.00 - 19.00hrs And on Wednesday evenings at Thrybergh Country Park, Rotherham. 18.00 - 19.00hrs. COURSE AIMS To introduce swimmers with no experience of Open Water swimming to the wonderful world of wild swimming To give swimmers the confidence to swim in Open Water To coach and support people who have entered swim events (or other sporting activities) COURSE CONTENT The course content is designed to be flexible enough that all levels of swimming competency and experience can be involved, either on an individual one-2-one basis or in larger groups. Course content can, therefore, be adapted to suit the needs of the swimmer(s) Welcome & safety briefing – lakeside How to put a wetsuit on Water entry & acclimatisation Sculling/Floating exercises Bubbles/Breathing basics Venue/Course understanding Safety Sighting training Open Water swim – short course Open Water swim – long course How to remove a wetsuit Debrief session COURSE COSTS The course costs £30, which includes: Just over ½ hour classroom training – as detailed in the course content Up to 1 hour of coached swimming in open water Access to on-going iTOWS coaching from SYS team coaches during the season N.B.  The course fee does NOT include wetsuit hire. For information about wetsuit hire please see our online wetsuit hire pages at don't worry about the time of hire as long as the dates ok it'll be fine.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Rescheduling is preferred you can do this via your profile on the booking website both rescheduled and cancelled sessions can only be processed 48hrs before your event date.

Contact Details

07967 633214

Holmelea, Manvers Road, Swallownest, Sheffield, S26 4UB

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