Wider Usage

As a charity, the Club is amenable to facilitating access to the Lake for outside group. Examples of access granted include:

  • Swimming access for groups participating in charitable open water swimming events, open water swimming familiarisation and channel swims.
  • Regular training sessions for Bristol and District Triathletes
  • Swimming  access for scout, guide and youth groups from the local area
  • Social proscribing and well-being groups
  • Tours of the Lake for walking groups and schools
  • Access to film crews for swimming related films e.g. Country File, Robson Green's Wild Swimming, Nectar
  • Lifesaving training courses run by the RLSS

How to apply

In the first instance please email us via the Contact page outlining your request.


Southwold Swimming Club

 Southmead youth group enjoy a swim

Southmead Midwives Channel Swim Team

Sarah MacLoad Channel Swimmer