Swim Stroke Masterclass with Ocean Walker

Jan 21st, 2016 | By

On 13 Feb 2016, world renowned ‪#‎openwater‬ swimmer Adam Walker is running a Swim Stroke Masterclass camp at Canford Sports Centre, Dorset for a maximum of 10 people.

Ocean Walker Adam is the first British person to complete the hardest seven ocean swims in the World. Adam will give live demos of his stroke and explain the benefits of his swimming style.


EDOWSC Membership Applications and Renewals 2016

Jan 16th, 2016 | By

The Membership year for EDOWSC and the ASA runs from 1 Jan to 31 Dec. We hope everyone enjoyed swimming with us in 2015 and will renew their membership by 31 January to to continue doing so this year and enable the Club to make its required full membership return to the ASA by mid-Feb. Find out to join / renew and pay here.

Adult Swimming Satisfaction Survey 2016

Jan 11th, 2016 | By

The ASA has launched the Adult (Masters) Swimming Satisfaction Survey 2016 to help improve the service provided to our adult swimmers.

The more information you can provide, the better equipped the ASA will be to support our adult (Masters) swimmers during 2016. The survey will close on 6 February 2016.

Entries for Seahorse Swim 2016

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By
Seahorse Swim 2014

Sunday 3 July 2016 – Knoll Beach, Studland

Applications to enter the 2km or 3.8km event distances are OPEN.

East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club is organising its seventh open water swim across Studland Bay, near Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, by kind permission of the National Trust and in support of the Seahorse Trust. The swim will be held in affiliation with the BLDSA for wetsuit and non wetsuit competitors, aged 16/O.

Start: from Knoll Beach, Studland peninsula
Swims: 2km or 3.8km (non-transferable)
Registration: 8am to 9am
Briefing: 9.15am
Start Time: 10am
Entry Fee – £35, or £38 inclusive of temporary BLDSA Day Membership
No entries will be accepted on event day.

Awards to the top 3 fastest male / female swimmers in both wetsuit and non wetsuit categories and trophies for first local 3.8km male / female non-wetsuit swimmer over 40.

Date of Seahorse Swim 2016

Nov 14th, 2015 | By
Seahorse Swim 2014

Sunday 3 July 2016 – Knoll Beach, Studland. Held in affiliation with the BLDSA for wetsuit and non wetsuit competitors, aged 16/O. More details of the competition, distances, categories, schedule and entry forms will be published before Xmas 2015.

Invites to Kitbrix Pre Xmas Winter Range & Accessories Launch

Oct 30th, 2015 | By

We have received personal invitations for 10 lucky EDOWSC club members to join Seahorse Swim 2015 prize sponsors Kitbrix on a ride across the Purbecks in the afternoon of Thursday 19 November 2015 and then go straight on to their launch night and networking evening from 5pm at Rockets & Rascals, Poole.

Coast to Côte Team Relay record

Oct 7th, 2015 | By

Congratulations to the Coast to Côte Team of Barry Alldrick (Head Coach of Poole Swimming Club and one of the founders of EDOWSC), Danni Callahan (EDOWSC) and Glenn Bailey (Head Coach of Seagulls Swimming Club) who successfully completed their Channel Relay Swim on 3 October 2015.

The team were rewarded with the fastest ever time for a British 3 person relay team recorded by the CSA – 10 hours 32 minutes.

EDOWSC achievements recognised by Poole Sports Awards 2015

Sep 30th, 2015 | By
Mark Shakles

EDOWSC Channel Swim teams and star swimmers were honoured at Poole’s annual awards ceremony held at the Magna Academy School, Poole, on Wednesday 23 September 2015.

The awards, organised by Poole Sports Council in partnership with Borough of Poole’s Culture and Community Learning Service, celebrate the sporting achievements of individuals, teams and those who have dedicated long service to a sport. The prestigious Freddie Rowe Sports Cup was presented to Mark Shakles in recognition of his achievements and dedicated services to the Royal Life Saving Society and our Club.

ASA survey on participation in open water swimming

Sep 24th, 2015 | By

There has been a huge rise in the number of people taking part in open water swimming events over the last few years.

The ASA have launched a short survey to find out how they can help improve the experience for open water swimmers both recreationally and at organised events.

Please share your views before Friday 2 October 2015.

Magical Swim Treck 2015

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By

Thanks Ali for organising the club’s 6th Swim Treck and Roger for sharing the photos in our gallery. With magical weather, clear calm seas, this year’s Iconic swims took us from Durdle Door to Man o War Bay and Lulworth Cove to Stairhole, and for the first time we were able to swim through both arches.

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