For swimmers who would like a bit
of a challenge, ParkLives will be offering the chance to try open water
swimming in the lake at Colwick Country Park. It usually costs 6, to
cover costs such as lifeguards and water safety testing, but you can try it for
free if you sign up through ParkLives. You must be able to swim at least
400 metres to take part.
The ParkLives sessions will take
Wednesday 6 July from 6 to 8pm
Saturday 16 July from 2 to 4pm
Sessions will be run by a
qualified coach and there will be lifeguards in attendance. Wetsuits will
be provided, if you dont have your own, but please bring a brightly coloured
You must email firstname.lastname@example.org
by 5pm two days before the session you would like to attend and state your size
if you dont have your own wetsuit, but places are limited to 20 for each
session so the earlier you book the better chance youll have of getting a
The meeting point is the Adventure
Centre in Colwick Country Park on Mile End Road, where showers and changing
facilities will be available.
Children are welcome but must be
accompanied by an adult who can swim competently.
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