Poole Park 125th Anniversary Event

May 7th, 2015 | By
Poole Park 125 Logo

This summer the Borough of Poole will be celebrating a historic milestone as Poole Park celebrates its 125 year anniversary. The event will showcase and celebrate the history and heritage of the Park through the decades and afford audiences both young and old the opportunity to partake in the event, offering a wide range of activities to participate in or simply obtain information from local organisations and businesses.


Informal start to the open water swim season!

Apr 20th, 2015 | By

Our Tuesday swim sessions formally start on Tues 21 Apr 2015. However it didn’t stop 20 club members turning up for an informal swim on Tues 14 evening. The conditions were flat and sunny weather made it very pleasant. Most people were experienced skins swi

Shore Road changing rooms

Jan 8th, 2015 | By

We are grateful to Judith and the Sandbanks Beach office for seeking our input and taking time to discus potential improvements to the facilities at Shore Road.

Vote for EDOWSC – The Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund 2014

Nov 8th, 2014 | By

Like @edowsc supplying hot chocolate & safety cover at #openwater sessions? Please vote for us to win £300 in the @GalaxyHotChoc Fund campaign.

Storm Repairs 2014 – Shore Road Beach

Nov 4th, 2014 | By

The storms of winter 2013/14 caused a significant loss of sand along this frontage and work was prioritised to ensure the beach is wide enough to protect properties and infrastructure against further winter storms. Read project timetable.

Global Open Water Swimming Conference 2014 Video

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By
Mount Stuart House, Bute

Interview with Marc Newman of EDOWSC features in this Tema Productions video of the annual gathering of open water swimmers, marathon swimmers, ice swimmers, channel swimmers, adventure swimmers, race directors, multi-sport endurance, athletes, coaches, writers, scientists, physicians, marine biologists, trainers, escort pilots, vendors, sponsors, promoters, and officials in the sport.

Global Open Water Swimming Conference 2014 report

Sep 24th, 2014 | By

We were delighted that Marc Newman was able to attend the two day conference held on 19/20 September 2014 and are looking forward to his report at our End of Season lunch.

Inside Out

Sep 12th, 2014 | By
Gerry Griffin

If you wish to see some of your older colleagues on TV probably being made to look a little silly then tune into BBC1 at 7.30pm on Monday 15 September 2014c

International Ocean Film Festival comes to Poole

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By
UK Ocean Film Festival

EDOWSC has received an invite to attend the brand new UK Ocean Film Festival being held at The Lighthouse, Poole on Friday 3 October 2014. It promises to be a great social night out for members and there is also a group discount available! From the same team who brought the Banff Mountain Film Festival

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Book Now for EDOWSC End of 2014 Season Lunch

Aug 27th, 2014 | By

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.