OWLS - Open Water Lions Swim - Race, Challenge & Taster OWLS - Open Water Lions Swim - Race, Challenge & Taster OWLS - Open Water Lions Swim - Race, Challenge & Taster

OWLS - Open Water Lions Swim - Race, Challenge & Taster

Lechlade

Bowmoor Sailing Club, Lechlade GL7 3DT, UK

Sat 5th August 2023

Starting at 09:00

5 races

£10.00 - £25.00

COVID-19 INFORMATION

Registration on line, open air activity, socially distanced on land.

We will follow whatever Government Guidance at time of event.

C-19 PLAN
Lechlade & District Lions Club has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

Lechlade & District Lions Club's fifth Open Water Swimming Race & Challenge will be held in Bowmoor Lake, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, courtesy of the Bowmoor Sailing Club.

For the second year running, we are delighted to announce that Olympic Medal swimmer, Cassie Patten, has agreed to host the event as well as sharing some of her experience and knowledge.

Bowmoor Lake is the best open water location in the Cotswolds, it is fed by an underground stream and is managed to minimise weed growth.

We start at 9-00 with a 3k race for experienced open water swimmers. At 10-30 we have a 3k, 2k or 1k sponsored challenge to help raise money for charity. Uniquely we have a 250m taster for those new to Open Water Swimming!

The entry fee will be £25 for all the day’s events apart from the taster session, which is £10.

Races

  • 3 Km Race

    £25.00

    Timed Race

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 3 Km Challenge

    £25.00

    Personal Challenge

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 2 Km Challenge

    £25.00

    Personal Challenge

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 1 Km Challenge

    £25.00

    Personal Challenge

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 250m Open Water Taster

    £10.00

    Want to Try Open Water Swimming!

    Booking for more than 1?

Book

  • 3 Km Race

    £25.00

    Timed Race

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 3 Km Challenge

    £25.00

    Personal Challenge

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 2 Km Challenge

    £25.00

    Personal Challenge

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 1 Km Challenge

    £25.00

    Personal Challenge

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 250m Open Water Taster

    £10.00

    Want to Try Open Water Swimming!

    Booking for more than 1?

What's Included

Pre-event tips and techniques from Olympic medal swimmer - Cassie Patten, Swim Cap, Medal, Water bottle, Plenty of free parking, Facilities for family, friends and spectators.

  • Hosted by Olympic medal winning swimmer, Cassie Patten
  • Pre-event tips and techniques provided by Cassie
  • Cleanest water in the Cotswolds!
  • Open to all levels of Swimming
  • Try Open Water Swimming with our TASTER event
  • Family friendly

Parking

Ample parking at Bowmoor Sailing Club.

Course Details

The course is a 1 km lap at the East of the lake. Racers will compete over 3 laps and the "Challenge" swimmers will swim 1, 2 or 3 laps as is their won't.

The taster session will run alongside the bank of the lake in relatively shallow water.

Reviews

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4.8

3 reviews

GS
Gus

·5 months ago

This was a great, low key event. The Lions were so welcoming and friendly. The lake is a great swimming venue. Would have had 5 stars but the first turn buoy was invisible until we were almost on it. Perhaps moor a dinghy with a bright sail by it. I will definitely be back.
GR
Gary

·5 months ago

Excellent event!! 2nd time doing the swim and looking forward to next year.
Suzanne

·5 months ago

Well organised, lovely lake easy accessible too . Fantastic day all round

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Caitlin Stephenson

Steve Hawes

Location

Lechlade

5 Aug 2023

£10.00 - £25.00

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