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Bedfordshire ASA will be holding an Open Water Training Session at the Box End Park on Sunday 1st July 2018 between 1.00 and 4.00pm. (exact start times for the briefings to be confirmed.) The lake has been booked for 2.00 to 4.00pm. The training session will be open to all swimmers from the Bedfordshire Swimming Clubs who meet the Criteria set out in the conditions (see Application Form below.)

Criteria to participate
Refer to the Criteria set out in conditions attached to the application form below:

The Training Session
The training session will cater for 2 categories of swimmer
1. Category 1: Those swimmers with no or limited Open Water experience
2. Category 2: Those swimmers who have Open Water experience/ have taken part in Open Water Competitions and/or are taking part in the 2016 East Region Open Water Championships

The training for both categories will comprise of
A briefing, covering for Category 1 swimmers: -
  • Safety in the water
  • Introduction to Open Water and what to expect.
  • Race distances available
  • Q&A
and for Category 2 swimmers
  • Safety in the water
  • Information on the East Region Open Water Course
  • Procedures on the day of the Championship’s (i.e. briefings, marking up etc)
  • Preparation for the races
  • Q&A
Once the briefing is complete there will a session in the lake which will include for both categories
  • Mass starts
  • Sighting
  • Turns
  • Any specific exercises resulting from the East Region Open Water Training day being held on 9th and 10th June 2018
The coaches for this session to be confirmed

Fee: The fee for this session will be £5 paid in advance. Refer to the Application Form for details of payment, etc.
Wednesday, the 23rd of May Flitwick Dolphin A squad swimmers attempted the rock climbing wall at Flitwick Leisure Centre.
Everyone had an amazing time and were all successful in reaching the summit!

See all the photographs in the gallery
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Rock Climbing 2018
Dear member.

It’s now the season for the Open water swimming and the training will take place on Tuesday night’s commencing at 8 p.m at Box End, Kempston.     These are independent of Flitwick Dolphins and open water sessions are not covered in monthly fees.  The cost is £5 per session and is payable at the venue (and not to FDSC). You can liaise with head coach Nigel about the venue for training, the times and dates and the fee that will need to be paid (£5) and any other information. When swimmers attend at Box End they should sign in and pay at the reception at Box End.  The staff at Box End will also keep a register in regard of health and safety whilst you are in the lake as you will come under their responsibility.
If you would like to know more about any element of Box End Park please contact us using the details below:

Water Sports, Caravan & General enquiries: Phone: 01234 846222 
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Restaurant, Conference & Function enquiries
Phone: 01234 846223 
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Fax - 01234 846224

Write to us or come and visit us at:
Box End Park 
Box End 
MK43 8RQ
Nigel will be available to chat about open water at FLC on Wednesday or his email contact is on the contacts page on the club website.

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            Ian Murray
            Membership Secretary