Have you thought about trying your hand at open water swimming? Fancy yourself as the next Keri-anne Payne or Jack Burnell?
Coming up next month is the country’s flagship open water age group event at Rother Valley Country Park, Sheffield, where the future stars of the sport will be competing for national titles.
Open water swimming is the perfect way to take swimming in a fun, new direction. And this event gives swimmers the opportunity to take their first dive into open water.
How you can qualify
You can secure qualification times in the pool or qualify by placing at your ASA Regional Open Water Championships. All you have to do is finish in the top four in a regional open water event, or achieve the qualification time for swimming 1500m in a pool.
Find out more and register your interest by clicking here.
Need some training advice?
Training plans and coaching tips are available on our website. Plus our Open Water Festival bloggers will be sharing their training experiences to help get you swim-ready.