Swim the Lakes Christmas & New Year Opening Hours Our Ambleside shop opening hours for the festive season 2017-18 Sat 23rd 9.30am - 5pm Sun 24th Closed Mon 25th Closed Tue 26th Closed Wed 27th 10am - 5pm Thur 28th 10am -5pm Fri 29th 10am - 5pm Sat 30th 9.30am - 5pm Sun 31st [...]
We’ve already covered Cold Water Swimming Tips and Wetsuits for Cold Water Swimming in previous articles. But what about the bits of you that often feel the cold the most? Wetsuit wearers as well as winter dippers and potential Ice Swimmers who forgo the wetsuit can still benefit from wearing neoprene accessories to stave off frost nipped extremities as well as use of the ubiquitous Dryrobe or Robie for instant, post-swim cosiness.
Temperatures are dropping and you are struggling to find swimming friends, BUT YOU STILL WANT TO SWIM OUTSIDE! Well, I’m with you on that one; years of swimming outdoors have given me a serious aversion to over-chlorinated indoor pools and busy swim lanes. Why put up with that when I can have the whole lake to myself… in December… when it’s bloody freezing…
SWIM FOR CHILDREN IN WAR - A Virtual Swimming Event Swim the Lakes director Andrea Kelly launched, what she believes to be the first virtual swimming event that you can take part in anywhere, in January 2017. The challenge, in aid of Save the Children, is to swim a 10k swimming marathon, indoors or outdoors [...]
Christmas Deliveries. Christmas 2020 Deliveries We can dispatch orders as usual until 2 pm Mon 21st Dec 2020 using our standard UK service via Royal Mail, however, if your item is needed for Christmas we recommend our ‘express UK’ Service from the 18th Dec 2020. No orders are dispatched on Christmas day, Boxing day, New [...]