GO TRI Active-Eccleston Mere Open Water Swimming 19.8.19

Monday 19 August 2019
St Helens

Booking Closed

Event Details:

WHEN Monday 19 August 2019
WHERE Pilkington Sailing Club, Eccleston Mere, St Helens WA10 5AG
PRICE £0.00
LEVEL Take Part
INFO Minimum age - 18

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GO TRI Active-Eccleston Mere Open Water Swimming 19.8.19

Monday 19 August 2019
St Helens

Description

In the build up to the St Helens Triathlon. BeUrBest will be running GO TRI Active open water swimming sessions at Eccleston Mere, on a Monday evening. The sessions are aimed at all novice athletes looking to try open water swimming for the first time or for anyone looking to gain confidence in the open water prior to the event. 

This session will help you prepare and feel confident for your first open water swim event by covering the following:

  • How to get into and out of a wetsuit
  • How to swim in a wetsuit
  • Swimming in the waves
  • Swimming in a group with other participants
  • Introduction to and top tips for transition
  • getting comfortable in open water - special provision will be made for first time open water swimmers
  • practice sighting to navigate an open water course
  • learn how to turn around buoys

The sessions start with a registration at 6pm and swimming starts at 6:30pm. Payment for the sessions will be taken on the day and costs £5. 

For further details please contact Terry Bates.

What you'll need

General kit list:

  • Trainers
  • Shorts/Leggings
  • T-Shirt or top
  • Water bottle
  • Towel

Swimming:

  • 1 or 2 piece costume for ladies
  • Trunks or shorts for men
  • A wetsuit if your swim is open water
  • Don't forget your goggles!

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