East District OWS Saturday 1st June - entry form available

Entries are open for the first (Scottish Swimming) open water competition of the year, this is run by the East District and details can be found here

https://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/open-water/competitions

https://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/images/files/Open_Water/East_District_Open_Water_Championships_2019__Entry_Information_v4.pdf

The age limit for this event is 11 years upwards. If any swimmer would like to participate please talk to Jan or Will McMurtrie. Entries need to be made on-line individually by the participant (the club secretary will not be making entries on swimmer behalf) and a wetsuit WILL be required. This event is recommended only if you have completed some open water swimming in advance.

Open Water - Checklist and best practices

Could swimmers (and their parent/guardians) who have signed up for the come and try session please download and read the checklist and best practice information attached. Don’t be frightened by the section on hypothermia, but please read it, being aware and knowing the basics of how the body reacts in colder water will help you swim safe. A meeting before the 28th April session will be held at the start of April, date to be advised. Any questions as usual, please contact Will McMurtrie or Jan.

OWS Checklist