Open Water Come and Try, Loch Lomond: Junior Session. Scottish Swim Series.
Sunday, 23 August 2015 from 13:30 to 14:30 (BST)
Come and Try Juniors is a one hour session aimed at junior club swimmers or those who can swim a minimum of 200 metres. It is a beginners session for those who would like to experience open water swimming in a safe and fun environment. The session will be taught by experienced coaches at Milarrochy Bay at Loch Lomond.
The session will focus on:
- Wetsuit advice
- Combating those Open Water anxieties
- Acclimatisation and feel for the water
- Basic open water skills, including sighting and drafting
- Question and answer session
Each coaching group will have a maximum coach/swimmer ratio of 1-8.
Requirements: Juniors must be aged 10-15 years to take part. Wetsuits are compulsory. If you need to hire a wetsuit on the day, please choose your size in the checkout process. Hire will be £10 for the session to be paid by cash or cheque on the day of hire.
Timing: Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your session. There are changing facilities available at Milarrochy Bay on the day.
Location: Milarrochy Bay, nr Drymen, Glasgow G63 0AL.
In co-operation with Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Great Swim and Triathlon Scotland