OPEN WATER SWIMMING

Andark Lake is now CLOSED for  Open Water Swimming & Scuba Diving in the new JANUARY 21 LOCKDOWN,  We hope that we might go back to Tier’d system maybe in early February but will await any further Governement Announcements. Idea of February Schedule if and when we can open.  SCUBA DIVING now has allocated time sessions on a Wednesday 11.30am – 15.00 Thursday 13.15 – 16.30 Saturday 11.15 – 15.30 & Sunday 11.00- 15.00. Water Temperature 31st December 2020 5.2 Degrees so Swim Floats & Hats required.

Please if you are swimming in the Sea or River, never go alone and make sure Family or Friend knows where you are swimming, the Sea is around 8 degrees at present but same as with Lake use bright coloured hat and Safety Float. Andark Shop is open for Click & Collect if need any swimming items

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.

Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th February 2021:-  2 sessions @ 8.15-9.00am & 9.00 09.45am Evening Sessions 9th December

Thursday’s 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th February 2021 :- for sessions from 8.30am ¾ hour slots until 12.30

Friday’s 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th February 2021:- for ¾ hour slots from 9.30am to 16.00

Saturday’s 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th February 2021 :- ¾ hour slots starting at 7.45 am  to 10.45  then afternoon from 3.30pm to 16.15pm

Sunday’s 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th February :- mornings 2 sessions 3/4  hour  08.30 & 9.15am

Each week we are opening Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,  Saturday  & Sunday 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 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.

OPEN WATER SWIMMING

Andark Lake is now CLOSED for  Open Water Swimming & Scuba Diving in the new JANUARY 21 LOCKDOWN,  We hope that we might go back to Tier’d system maybe in early February but will await any further Governement Announcements. Idea of February Schedule if and when we can open.  SCUBA DIVING now has allocated time sessions on a Wednesday 11.30am – 15.00 Thursday 13.15 – 16.30 Saturday 11.15 – 15.30 & Sunday 11.00- 15.00. Water Temperature 31st December 2020 5.2 Degrees so Swim Floats & Hats required.

Please if you are swimming in the Sea or River, never go alone and make sure Family or Friend knows where you are swimming, the Sea is around 8 degrees at present but same as with Lake use bright coloured hat and Safety Float. Andark Shop is open for Click & Collect if need any swimming items

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.

Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th February 2021:-  2 sessions @ 8.15-9.00am & 9.00 09.45am Evening Sessions 9th December

Thursday’s 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th February 2021 :- for sessions from 8.30am ¾ hour slots until 12.30

Friday’s 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th February 2021:- for ¾ hour slots from 9.30am to 16.00

Saturday’s 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th February 2021 :- ¾ hour slots starting at 7.45 am  to 10.45  then afternoon from 3.30pm to 16.15pm

Sunday’s 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th February :- mornings 2 sessions 3/4  hour  08.30 & 9.15am

Each week we are opening Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,  Saturday  & Sunday 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 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.

SWIMMING SESSIONS - £6.00 per person

We are open for Open Water Swimming at the following times:

Wednesday 08.15 -9.45am , Evening swims to be announced

Thursday 8.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 09.15am – 5pm

Saturday 7.45am – 10.45am & afternoons 15.30 -17.00
Sunday  08.30am – 10.00am

 

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.

Water Temperature: 31/12/20 – 5.1 Degrees , previous 17/09/20 – 19.00 °C,    2/7/20  – 19.3 C,  21/05/20  – 18.60 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.

We are open for Open Water Swimming at the following times:

Wednesday 08.15 -9.45am , Evening swims to be announced

Thursday 8.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 09.15am – 5pm

Saturday 7.45am – 10.45am & afternoons 15.30 -17.00
Sunday  08.30am – 10.00am

 

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.

Water Temperature: 31/12/20 – 5.1 Degrees , previous 17/09/20 – 19.00 °C,    2/7/20  – 19.3 C,  21/05/20  – 18.60 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.

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PLEASE NOTE: We are currently closed due to the latest Covid19 lockdown restrictions