We are Opening the Lake on the following days and times.

These are just for open water swimming sessions, at present NO SCUBA DIVING IS ALLOWED.

Each session has 6 spaces available. Swims we enter from alternate ends. I.e. the first group goes in at Entrance A and then the second goes in at Entrance B.

Friday 22nd May :- for 5 sessions ¾ hour slots with the following time slots:
1.15pm – 2pm
2pm – 2.45pm
2.45pm – 3.30pm
3.30pm – 4.15pm
4.15pm – 5pm

Saturday 23rd May :- ¾ hour slots starting at 8.30am and finishing 3.30pm

Thursday 28th May :- for 5 sessions from 8.30am ¾ hour slots 

Friday 29th May :- for 5 sessions ¾ hour slots with the following time slots:
1.15pm – 2pm
2pm – 2.45pm
2.45pm – 3.30pm
3.30pm – 4.15pm
4.15pm – 5pm

Saturday 30th May :- ¾ hour slots starting at 8.30am and finishing 3.30pm

Each week we are opening Thursday, Friday and Saturday with the above time slots.

LINK FROM WEBSITE   https://andarklake.co.uk/book-online/

  1. There is Book Online button at bottom of this page
  2. this will take you to a softwear called Mindbody and a login page – DO NOT CREATE an account as you already have one.
  3. c) then go to Thursday, Friday or Saturday and choose a time slot, it might ask you to select client ID which case put in your name or hopefully it will recognise who you are.

Swimmers will also be able to Facebook message us, and can pay over the phone (times to be specified) or

by contactless on the day.  If you have a block ticket it will just register as a swim when we confirm arrival on site.

The Sessions will be ¾ hour time slots as timings above and limiting to 4 persons per time slot to start

with.  The changing rooms will not be open, but the outside loo will be (to be used at own risk but with

anti-bacterial spray available), so swimmers need to come ready or just be happy to change outside.

Andark Lake is a purpose built Inland Diving Lake, located in Lower Swanwick, near Southampton, Hampshire on the South Coast of England. Andark’s Diving Lake is specially designed as a training facility for Scuba Diving, whether you are a qualified PADI, BSAC, SSI or SAA or any other recognised diving agency.

The Lake is designed for openwater scuba diver training, perfect for components of many diving courses including PADI Openwater, PADI Advanced, PADI Rescue, PADI Dive Master, BSAC Ocean Diver, BSAC Sport Diver, BSAC Dive Leader, SSI Openwater Diver & SAA Diving courses. Advanced level diver training such as Re-breather & Instructor courses and HSE Commercial Scuba Diver training can be accommodated in the Andark Lake for sections of these training courses.

The lake offers confined openwater conditions with great onsite facilities- changing rooms with showers, free WiFi, a Café and Shop.

Other uses of the lake include openwater swimming, triathlon training, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and model boating. The lake also offers venue hire of its classroom/conference room, and is available for trials and equipment testing.

Water Temperature:
21/05/20 18.6°C