Provisional Events Calendar 2013

There are over 135 events in the calendar and the page is regularly updated – please check back for new listings.

We have been publishing calendars for many years and the numbers of events continues to rise rapidly. We are grateful to race promoters, event organisers and collators who send us details for publication and share events of interest to the open water swimming community, including, but not limited to, British Swimming * (updated 26 Apr 2013), ASA, Open Water Source, Toby at, the team from and

* This list is designed to be of use for officials looking to gain experience at open water swimming events. The contact details given are for the person who co-ordinates the appointment of the officials. Organisers are asked to provide opportunities for trainee officials and officials are advised to approach the event contact directly, stating their training requirements if applicable.

The club meets at Shore Road in Poole (just east of Sandbanks) on Tuesdays 6.00 pm for a 6.15 pm swim. The first swim of the 2013 season for Club members was on 16 April. Naturally the decision to swim is subject to weather and sea conditions. Contact Gerry Griffin for further details. Sunday swims for Club members who are experienced open water swimmers recommence on 5 May 2013 (same time and place).

Please note initial taster sessions are only available on the first Tuesday of each month (commencing 7 May to September). If bad weather prevents this on the first Tuesday, it will be on the following Tuesday.

* means Club targeted

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