RegisterSummer Starlight Swim – Friday August 28th
The Summer Solstice Starlight Swim has been rescheduled to the 28th August.
We are delighted to advise that the event is now going head. We will be adhering to government rules on social distancing and group numbers and the event will be run as two groups of 30 swimmers swimming at one time, rather than one big group. Social distancing will need to be adhered to at all times, including registration, briefing and entering and exiting the water. All Swimmers will be entering the water in intervals unless in their own “bubble”
It will be a little different than normal, but due to us being outside and having plenty of room at the beautiful venue of Fell Foot Park, we should all be able to socially distance safely, whilst enjoying the wonderful open water. The swim will be 30 minutes, plenty of time to take in the beautiful views of Lake Windermere & the mountains beyond in the evening light & then a Pimms after your swim to take in the atmosphere and chat with friends.
This is a wild swim in semi darkness with your Glow in the Dark Bands (kept as memento) and the lights on the buoys to guide you… “Pure Swimming” at its finest….
It is a non competitive swim in a marked safety zone with Kayak safety and swimmers have a choice of how many laps they wish to do in 30 mins.
Wetsuits are optional if water over 16 degrees, but you must use a tow float if no wetsuit.
Age 15 + – Under 18 need parental consent & must wear a wetsuit.
- Event Swim cap
- Event medal to all finishers
- A glass of pimm’s (or lemonade) to all swimmers
- Changing area/toilets on site
- Registration – (5.30 – 6.30pm) & (6pm – 7.15) – 6.45pm & 7.30pm swim starts at lakeside –
- Sorry no entries on the evening.
- Free photos to download after the event.
- Final event details & information will be sent out Sunday (evening) before.
Start Date/Time: Fri 28th August 2020 18.45
End Date/Time: Fri 28th August 2020 20.30
Cut off: 28/08/2020
Location: Fell Foot Park (National Trust)
Feedback from the 2018 Event.
Such an enjoyable swim, thankyou to all involved. Amanda
Really enjoyed it. Thanks all. Emily
Fab event, thank you! Swifty
What a fab event. My husband and I really enjoyed it. What a backdrop for an evening dip ?⛰ thank to the very friendly organisers x
Thank you all very much. Very different to last years weather! See you again next year! Lesley