What: Graves Swim
Where: Graves Health & Sports Centre, Bochum Parkway, Sheffield, S8 8JR
When: Saturday 1800-1900, Sunday 1800-1900 (during Winter) registration from 1745 by the turnstiles.
Cost: £5 (Juniors £2.50)
Equipment: Swimsuit, Goggles, a drink, towel, & if you have them kickboard, fins, paddles and pull buoy.
Session: An hour-long swim session, with a mixture of drills and fitness training. The coach ratio is quite high, so this is a good session for developing your technique. You need to be ready to go in the water at 6pm sharp, allow time to get there and register. We have 6 lanes (4 lanes on Sundays), with a massive spread of abilities, from those trying to move from breastroke to front crawl, all the way up to those doing 3Km plus in the hour.
What: Ponds Forge Swim
Where: Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP
When: Wednesday 2000-2100
Cost: £6, paid to the coach on poolside
Equipment: Swimsuit, Goggles, a drink, Towel, & if you have them kickboard, fins, paddles and pull buoy
Session: We have joined with City of Sheffield Swimming Club to provide a great opportunity for our members. The coach is City of Sheffield’s Wendy Figures, a very experienced open water swimmer, with a solo English Channel crossing under her belt.
The session is endurance based and you will need to be able to swim front crawl but a wide range of abilities are catered for.