Events at the lake

Find out about upcoming events at the Lake.

Winter Working Parties

Generally Second Tuesday of the Month, October to April

This will be held every month throughout the winter. Why not come along and help keep the Lake beautiful?

April Weekend Swimming Sessions

Saturdays and Sundays in April 11am - 3pm

April Weekend Swimming Sessions. Open to all members

Summer Swimming Season Starts

Saturday 28th April 11.00pm

The Lake opens for the summer swimming season. If you start swimming now the water will feel like a bath by the time July comes.

Sunday Morning Triathlon and Open Water Swimming Training Sessions Start

Sunday 6th May

Length swimming for triathlon and Open Water Swimming Training. Please note: lake is not open for general swimming until 11am. Sunday Mornings 9.00am to 11am (May, June, July and August)

Friday Early Morning Opening Starts

Friday 25th May 7am onwards

Have a swim before you go to work or just come early and stay on - sauna will be available. The occasional breakfast will be available (see notices at Lake).

Midsummer Camping Night

Friday 22nd June to Saturday 23rd 11am

An opportunity to camp overnight and to wake up at the Lake in the morning. LIMITED to 15 pitches (may include more than one tent in a ‘family’ group.)

July Camping Night

Friday 13th July 7.30pm to Saturday 14th July 11am

An opportunity to camp overnight and to wake up at the Lake in the morning. LIMITED to 15 pitches (may include more than one tent in a ‘family’ group.)

July Long Swim

Sunday 22nd July 3pm to 5pm

For two hours only, swimming members can swim up to the point in the angling end. Swim from 440m or more. Every swimmer receives a certificate, free hot drink and chocolate bar. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Long swims start at 3.00pm, 3.30pm, 4.00pm and 4.30pm. Swimmers will be cleared from the angling end at 5.00pm. If you intend to do a long distance swim please start early.

August Camping Night

Friday 10th August 7.30pm to Saturday 11th August 11am

An opportunity to camp overnight and to wake up at the Lake in the morning. LIMITED to 15 pitches (may include more than one tent in a ‘family’ group.)

August Long Swim

Sunday 19th August 3pm to 5pm

Last chance this year! For 2 hours only swimming members can swim up to the point in the angling end. Swim from 440m or more. Every swimmer receives a certificate, free hot drink and chocolate bar. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Long swims start at 3.00pm, 3.30pm, 4.00pm and 4.30pm. Swimmers will be cleared from the angling end at 5.00pm. If you intend to do a long distance swim please start early.

Family Fishing Days

Wednesdays in August

Always thought you would like to try angling? Do you have children or grand children who would like to learn how to fish? Why not come to one or more of our family fishing day? Rod and tackle provided. Tuition provided.

Sunday Morning Triathlon and Open Water Swimming Training Sessions End

Sunday 9th September 9.00am to 11am

Last chance for triathlon and open water swimming training.

Summer Swimming Season Ends

Sunday 30th September

Came and say your goodbyes to the Lake for another summer season (or why not sign up for winter swimming). Free hot soup and snacks will be provided between 1pm and 3pm. Anyone swimming on the last day will be entered into the AGM prize draw.

Official Winter Swimming Starts

Saturday 3rd November 11.00am

Winter swimming season (November to March starts. Have you signed up yet?

Annual General Meeting and Shared Supper

Monday 3rd December 2018. 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Not just the formal business of the Club but a chance to put forward your own ideas about the Club, stand for the committee or just have a drink and a chat with other members after the formal business has finished.

New Years Day Gathering

Monday 1st January 2019 12.00am – 1.30pm

Get out of the house after the seasonal debauchery! Dream about the summer to come and, if you are a little crazy, take a quick dip in what is likely to be extremely cold water. Hot drinks will be provided. Please note, only adult members (18 years old and over) will be allowed to swim. Prize for the best or silliest hat worn!