OPEN WATER SWIMMING

OPEN WATER SWIMMING

The lake is open for swimmers for open water swimming and triathlon training. Tow-floats and swim hats are required when the water temperature is below 10 °.It is recommended you wear a wetsuit while swimming in the lake in colder months.

The size of the lake is twice as the size of an Olympic size swimming pool. With Beach type entry or pontoon entry allowing lengths from side to side.

Changing facilities are currently closed.

Male and Female changing facilities and lockers in purpose built building. Changing Rooms are currently closed due to Covid 19-  swimmers should come ready to swim and use changing rooms after or continue with beach type changing.  There is a Male/Female & disabled toilet open.

Parking

Individual swimmers must please park in the lower car park (at the back of Andark), this is approximately a 300m walk, follow signs up the lane. Please parents do not drop off your children at the Lake.   Disabled Parking is available on site, please notify us if require assistance.

Food and Catering

Small cafe in reception area offers hot and cold drinks, soup and simple snacks, pizza, jacket potatoes, bacon rolls etc.

Water Quality

The water is tested regularly and the lake is filled up by its own bore hole.

SWIM TIMETABLE

DayMorning TimesAfternoon TimesEvening Times
Wednesday8.45 - 9.45Coming Soon
Thursday8.30 - 12.30
Friday9.15 - 12.0012.00 - 17.00
Saturday7.45 - 10.4515.30 - 17.00
Sunday08.30 - 10.00

Please pre book your swim online, by phone or email lake@andark.co.uk.

Other swimming times available on request for a group of 6 or more swimmers.

LAKE TEMPERATURE

centigrade (1)

7.7°c

The lake is open for swimmers for open water swimming and triathlon training. It is recommended you wear a wetsuit & hat while swimming in the lake in colder months.

The size of the lake is twice as the size of an Olympic size swimming pool. With Beach type entry or pontoon entry allowing lengths from side to side.

Changing facilities are open over the winter for restricted numbers 3 -4 persons maximum

Male and Female changing facilities and lockers in new purpose built building. Changing Rooms have re-opened for swimmers and divers over winter with restricted numbers due to Social Distance for ‘Covid 19’ ,  swimmers should come ready to swim and use changing rooms after or continue with beach type changing.  There is a Male/Female & disabled toilet open.

Parking

Individual swimmers must please park in the lower car park (at the back of Andark), this is approximately a 300m walk, follow signs up the lane. Please parents do not drop off your children at the Lake.   Disabled Parking is available on site, please notify us if require assistance.

Food and Catering

Small cafe in reception area offers hot and cold drinks, soup and simple snacks, pizza, jacket potatoes, bacon rolls etc.

Water Quality

The water is tested regularly and the lake is filled up by its own bore hole.

SWIM TIMETABLE

DayMorning TimesAfternoon TimesEvening Times
Wednesday8.45 - 9.45Coming Soon
Thursday8.30 - 12.30
Friday9.15 - 12.0012.00 - 17.00
Saturday7.45 - 10.4515.30 - 17.00
Sunday08.30 - 10.00

Please pre book your swim online, by phone or email lake@andark.co.uk.

Other swimming times available on request for a group of 6 or more swimmers.

LAKE TEMPERATURE

centigrade (1)

9.5°c

OPEN WATER SWIMMING NEWS

SWIMMING SESSIONS - £7.00 per person

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

These are just for open water swimming sessions for swimmers with openwater experience, and there is no Lifeguard. If you are new to Cold Water swimming, please read the advice given on the Cold Water Swimming Page. 

Our Staff might have to  Carry Out Diving Safety Work at sometimes.

Each session has 10-11 spaces available. Swimmers we enter from alternate ends. I.e. the first group goes in at Entrance ZONE A and then the second goes in at Entrance ZONE B.

Each week we are opening Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,  Saturday  & Sunday with the above time slots.

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

  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 if you have been to us before as you already have one, it will recognise youby the name you gave us and your email address, you will need to create a password if not used online booking before.
  3.  then go to Wednesday, 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 if having difficulty booking on with App

by contactless or exact cash 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 10-11 persons per time slot at present.

Arrive 10 minutes before your start time and leave 15 minutes after. Parking is in main Andark Car Park behind the pool and then short walk up the Lane.

 changing rooms are open for restricted numbers 4 maximum, 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.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

These are just for open water swimming sessions for swimmers with openwater experience, and there is no Lifeguard. If you are new to Cold Water swimming, please read the advice given on the Cold Water Swimming Page. 

Our Staff might have to  Carry Out Diving Safety Work at sometimes.

Each session has 10-11 spaces available. Swimmers we enter from alternate ends. I.e. the first group goes in at Entrance ZONE A and then the second goes in at Entrance ZONE B.

 

Each week we are opening Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,  Saturday  & Sunday with the above time slots.

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

  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 if you have been to us before as you already have one, it will recognise youby the name you gave us and your email address, you will need to create a password if not used online booking before.
  3.  then go to Wednesday, 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 if having difficulty booking on with App

by contactless or exact cash 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 10-11 persons per time slot at present. Arrive 10 minutes

before your start time and leave 15 minutes after. Parking is in main Andark Car Park behind the pool and then short walk up the Lane.

 changing rooms are open for restricted numbers 4 maximum, 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.

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PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE BACK OPEN ON MONDAY 29TH MARCH. LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL.