Competitions

Dorset ASA & ASA SW Open Water Championships 2017

Apr 2nd, 2017 | By
ASA SW Region

Online Entry Form https://goo.gl/forms/6IxIYcRn1ldiNd412 for this year’s ASA South West Region Open Water Championships on Saturday 24 June 2017 at Preston Beach, Weymouth DT4 7SX.

The event incorporates County Championships for Dorset ASA, Gloucester ASA, Somerset ASA and this year the Police Open Water Championships.

Registration opens at 9am.

Events: Male & Female 5km, 3km, 1,500m and a 750m Taster Event.
Entry fees £22 for each for 5km, 3km, 1,500m and £8.50 for the Taster Event.



The Great British Open Water Elite Series 2017

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By
Great Swim Series

Great Swim in association with British Swimming present a new open water race series for 2017.

The Great British Open Water Elite Series will consist of 4 races over a variety of distances across the summer with overall series cash prizes awarded to the Top 3 male and female athletes and additional prizes in the form of exclusive sponsor product for 4th and 5th placed athletes. The overall series male and female winners will also be invited to attend a British Swimming Open Water program activity with members of the national team.



New FINA wetsuit specification

Jan 15th, 2017 | By
FINA logo

Reminder: The new FINA requirements for swimwear approval (FRSA) have been released with effect from 1 January 2017. The section that applies to wetsuits is reproduced below.



Cold Water Swimming Championships 2017

Nov 25th, 2016 | By

On Saturday 28 January 2017, South London Swimming Club plays host to the 7th SLSC UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at the spiritual home of cold water swimming, Tooting Bec Lido.



EDOWSC 10km Swim 2016

Aug 18th, 2016 | By
10km Swim 2016

EDOWSC’s 10km swim for club members is scheduled for Sunday 11 September 2016.

The event will start in Southbourne from the lifeguard hut near ‘Bistro on the Beach’ and finish at the Shore Road changing rooms with a shared lunch.

There will be staggered starts from 8am.



SW Region & Dorset ASA Open Water Championships 2016

Mar 10th, 2016 | By

Saturday 25 June 2016 – Preston Beach Weymouth DT4 7SX

Entries are now open for this year’s SW Regional Open Water Championships, which also incorporate Dorset ASA Open Water Championships.

We encourage club members considering entering to read the information links below and submit their entry online.



Open Water Swimming Officials needed in South West

Nov 29th, 2015 | By

Do you want to officiate at events in the open air, rather than in a steamy swimming pool? Well you can enjoy the benefits of sun, sea and sand whilst judging a swimming event!

ASA SW Region are running development courses for existing and new officials during the 2016 season:

Saturday 28 May 2016 – Cheddar Pool, classroom and pool sessions
Saturday 4 June 2016 – Weymouth, practical sessions on beach and boat. Learn about officiating at Open Water events, update on rules from the 2013 FINA Congress. Practical experience in boats and with swimmers. Plus “ Spot the Foul”.



EDOWSC 10km Swim 2015 Results

Sep 13th, 2015 | By
Emil and Jordan

Congratulations to all nine swimmers who took part in our 10km swim on 13 September 2015. With very testing conditions and a ‘lumpy’ sea, everyone swam magnificently!



EDOWSC 10 km Swim – Sunday 13 Sep 2015

Sep 4th, 2015 | By

Gerry Griffin, Membership Secretary, has emailed a request for information NOW from members intending to participate in the swim from Sandbanks to Southbourne on 13 Sep 2015. Even if you have indicated your interest in this swim Gerry will still need you to respond by return so that we have your emergency contact details.

It will not be possible to transport any personal items from the start to the finish. Your beach walker MUST carry all your clothing and belongings – NO BEACH WALKER NO SWIM!



EDOWSC 10km Swim 2015

Jul 16th, 2015 | By

Our annual 10km swim from Sandbanks to Southbourne will take place on 13 September 2015.

Further information will follow but please remember each participant will need to bring a beach walker.



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