Welcome to our Blog!

This is a place to read the latest news and stories about the club and its swimmers. If you have a story to tell, an event report or some useful information to share please let us know.

News from The Outdoor Swimming Society

– Cassie Patten Open Water Swim Clinics;
– The OSS December Dip (6 Dec 2008 from 10am to Noon, Parliament Hill Lido)
– Top Festive Swims
– November swim tip on coping with waves
– What temperature is the sea right now
– International and National Swim Events 2009
– Swimming Home, an art-swimming project
– Swimmers improve with age,
– How to swim through winter

Can you help us?

We train as a Club from 6pm on Tuesday evenings from May to September. Depending on availability and cost, we hope to hire a hut at a suitable location for the 2009 season. Before we do, please email admin@edowsc.org if you can help and complete the poll below.

Poole Bay Rotary Club Visit

On 4 Nov 08, Bob, Danni and Becky were guests of Poole Bay Rotary Club at their weekly dinner. The intrepid trio were there to share their experiences of the club’s successful channel relay adventure. The Rotary club had sponsored Danni and Becky for £100 and had taken a keen interest in their successful venture.

TYR Open Water

2007 US Open Water Trials Champions Mark Warkentin and Micha Burden talk to TYR in the video below about their love of open water swimming in the following 2m 28s video (flashplayer required to view)

Wild Swim

Wild Swim by Kate Rew is the definitive guide to over 300 beautiful outdoor swims in rivers, lakes, tidal pools, the sea and lidos across Britain. You can sample the book by the founder of the Outdoor Swimming Society below.

Surf Reef Delay

A £2.68m artificial surf reef which is currently under construction at Boscombe, near Bournemouth, may not be completed by the end of the year.

Poor weather has been blamed for delays to the scheme, which will create the first artificial reef in the northern hemisphere 225m (738ft) off the Dorset coast.

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