Rising Tide of Open Water Swimming

Open Water swimming is on the rise with an 8% growth in participation in the UK from 2015 to 2016 and a 44% increase in Scottish Swimming’s open water events this year. For all levels of fitness, abilities and age groups - why not register your interest for priority bookings and 'Go For It' in 2017?

Swim Safely with Scottish Swimming

Autumn has definitely arrived. As we reflect on the calm summer days of the 2016 Open Water swimming season of Loch Lomond, Loch Venachar, the Helix Lagoon, Loch Ken, Knockburn Loch and more – let's not forget the peace of mind provided by our ongoing partnership with RNLI, RLSS and the network of qualified volunteers who ensure safety at all of our events. We caught up with Jim Gallagher of the Royal Life Saving Society (Scottish Region) who outlined five key lines of safety at the events:  you, the kayaks, the rescue boats, the first aid volunteers and the officials.  

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Masters Survey Snapshot 2016 - thank you for completing our recent survey. Here are our findings.
Are you looking for an activity that welcomes all ages and abilities? Something that not only improves health and fitness but also builds friendships for life? Try MASTERS swimming. Find out more here.

Masterclass from Robbie Renwick

More than 40 Masters swimmers from 16 clubs across Scotland benefited from a Master Class with Olympic Silver medallist Robbie Renwick at Stirling National Swimming Academy. Robbie, who has featured in every major Olympic or world championship for Britain since 2007, is an inspiration to swimmers of all ages and is also a real team athlete, playing a key role in the 200m freestyle relay teams in several international championships.

Find out how you can join a Masters Club and Register Your Interest for future events in 2017

Adult Training Opportunities

We are excited to announce new dates for our Adult Swim Series for 2017.

Whether your goal is to swim better, through our Skills and Drills and Powerswim sessions, to swim more as a Masters swimmer, or to swim open water, we have something for everyone.

Take a look at our Event Calendar 2017 and save the dates now. As our sessions fill up fast, you can secure priority booking at these popular events, find out more and register your interest as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

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STIRLING SWIMMING CLUB would love to welcome swimmers of a range of abilities to their Masters squad. Find out more from their Facebook Page here.
What are the Benefits of being an Adult Member of Scottish Swimming? Find out more here
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