Book Now for EDOWSC End of 2014 Season Lunch

Aug 27th, 2014 | By
RIggers

16 November 2014 – Harbour View room, RNLI College

To celebrate another successful open water swimming season, we plan to meet in the bar at 12.30 for drinks, followed by lunch. For the hardy souls who wish to enjoy(!) a bracing sea swim beforehand, the changing room at Shore Road will be available from 10.30am until noon.

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Relay team for SwimBritain at Blenheim Palace

Aug 25th, 2014 | By
SwimBritain

East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club has won a free team entry to British Gas SwimBritain 1000 at Blenheim Palace’s Great Lake on 7 Sep 2014, enabling us to take on swimmers from around the country in a chip timed challenge – each team member swims 1000m (4 legs of 250m).

Wetsuits are compulsory for this open water swim.

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National Masters conference 2014

Aug 21st, 2014 | By
the-asa300

All ASA Masters swimmers are invited to join newly appointed ASA Masters Officer Sharon Lock at a conference in Loughborough on Saturday 1 November 2014.

The conference is free of charge and features guest speakers, workshops and an open forum to provide an opportunity to discuss issues affecting Masters swimming with the ASA Technical Committee.

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Chilli Nutters Channel Relay 2014

Aug 14th, 2014 | By
Tom, Judith, Chris and Mark of the @edowsc Chilli Nutters

Update 16 Aug 2am #edCN14 – @edowsc Chilli Nutters got the go ahead for their Channel relay crossing and left Dover at 11am on Fri 15 Aug. They completed it after 15h 14m of challenging conditions – well done to all.

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Fogg wins European gold in Berlin

Aug 14th, 2014 | By
Daniel Fogg

Daniel Fogg secured gold on the opening day of the 2014 European Open Water Swimming Championships in Berlin.

The British Gas National Centre Loughborough swimmer won the men’s 5km time trial in a time of 53:41.4.

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Nominations are now open for the ASA Swimtastic Awards 2014

Aug 14th, 2014 | By
the-asa300

Celebrate and reward the unsung heroes of aquatics. The ASA are looking for organisations or individuals of all swimming ages and abilities who have special stories that will continue to inspire and motivate others.

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Channel Swims 2014

Aug 6th, 2014 | By
Ali Budynkiewicz

A number of East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club members will be swimming the English Channel in August and September 2014 and with your support, hope to raise monies for their chosen charities.

Ali Budynkiewicz explains more in the video below.
Our best wishes go to:
- Ali and Mark Vides
- The Chilli Nutters
- Shore to Shore

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EDOWSC 10km Swim 2014

Aug 2nd, 2014 | By
southbourne-2

The annual informal 10km swim for East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club members is set for Sunday 7 Sept.

There will be a staggered start and the favourable tide means the slower swimmers will set off first around 7am from Sandbanks Beach, near the Lifeguards Station (note NOT our usual Shore Road venue) with everyone aiming to finish at Fishermans Walk for refreshments around 11am.

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Keri-anne Payne launches Swim Safe in Bournemouth

Jul 28th, 2014 | By
the-asa300

“Although many children learn to swim the basic 25m set out in the national curriculum in their local pool, open water situations have their own set of dangers and challenges,” – Jon Glenn

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Brownsea Swim 2014 Results

Jul 15th, 2014 | By
Brownsea Swim 2014

The 2014 around Brownsea Island Swim on 13 July 2014 was well-supported by EDOWSC swimmers and volunteers. Our thanks as always go

- RLSS Poole for organising the event and providing safety cover assisted by local lifeguarding clubs.
- National Trust
- John Lewis Partnership

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