Provisional Events Calendar 2017

Click to view Club Calendar and Swimming / Open Water Calendar which are regularly updated – please check back regularly for more 2017 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 *, Swim England, Open Water Source, Toby at, the team from and

* designed to be of use for officials looking to gain experience at open water swimming events. Contact details if 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 start. The first swim of the 2017 season for Club members will be 25 April. Naturally the decision to swim is subject to weather and sea conditions. Contact Mark Vides ( for further details. Sunday swims for Club members who are experienced open water swimmers commence on 30 Apr 2017 (same place, 10am for 10.15am start).

Please note initial taster sessions are only available on the following Tuesdays:
16 May, 23 May, 6 June, 13 June, 20 June, 27 June, 4 July, 11 July, 1 August, 15 August and 5 September (unless notified otherwise). If bad weather prevents this, it will be on the next avaiilable taster date in the month.