Bishopton Lake - any day at Ellerton - DO NOT SWIM ALONE
between 5:30 & 7:30pm at Bishopton, last swim 6:45. Any time at Ellerton
, Scorton (all times) - Bishopton Lake
, Stockton on Tees
Ellerton - £5.00 per session - pay in car park. Bishopton - £4.00 per session - pay in surf shop.
PLEASE NOTE WE/THE VENUE OFFER NO WATER SAFETY COVER ON THESE SESSIONS.
THESE SESSIONS ARE NOT OFFICIAL CLUB TRAINING SESSIONS AND YOU GO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN A DISCLAIMER AT BISHOPTON.
We recommend the following:
swim alone under any circumstances.
Always wear a wetsuit designed for swimming in.
Do not swim if the water temperature is less than 11 Degrees.
If it is your first swim in open water please speak to one of our coaches before you go. They will advise you of the best time to go for advice and supervision.
Never swim unless you are fit and well with no known medical conditions that could make swimming unadvisable.
Be aware of all other lake users - This could include other swimmers, wind surfers, divers and fishermen.
You need to have been swimming in a pool for at least 12 months and be able to swim at least 400m without stopping.
Please ask a club coach if you are unsure about any of the above.