Prices & Facilities

Open Water Swimming Prices & Facilities

Our standard charge for a swim session is only £5

Cash only at the moment please)which includes parking and use of changing facilities, toilets and showers. Any coached sessions and events such as swim races, aquathlons, etc will be subject to an additional charge which is payable separately.


Facilities

Our lake is manned during normal opening hours and we will always endeavour to provide the following: no swimming or access allowed outside of our opening times. - 400m and 750m swim courses (GPS measured)

  • Nervous swimmers encouraged to stay swimming near the beach to acclimatise
  • Beach entry to water (this is not a child play area so we ask that children are kept off the beach)
  • Wetsuit hire and sales by Zone 3 (please see the guidelines page)
  • Little Shepperton Swim's Shop on site selling all swim accessories that you may need and more
  • Indoor changing rooms and toilets (at Desborough Sailing Club)
  • RLSS qualified staff supervising at all times
  • Observation/rescue canoe out on the water
  • Assisted swims available with our coaches
  • Group swims can be organized at set times and upon request - One to One coaching available for all levels
  • Newcomer to Ironman please contact our email for further information
  • Free car parking
  • Refreshments
  • RUNNERS : 1.5km cross-country running track available around the lake (rough ground in places)

Map showing Swim loops

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Before you enter

Take a look at our helth questionnaire to ensure you are fit enough to enter a swimming race.

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Time Technology

All our races are timed using special time technology which means you can see exactly how long it took you to finish.

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