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 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.

Open Water Swimming – £6.00 per person

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

Friday 09:30 – 12:00
Saturday 08:00 – 10:30
Sunday 08:00 – 10:30
Sunday 15:00 – 16:30

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

A block of 10 swims is available for the price of 8 swims (£48)

Other swimming times available on request for 4 or more swimmers.

Water Temperature:
21/05/2020:  18.6°C

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

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

Male and Female changing facilities with free hot showers and lockers in new purpose built pavilion. Including disabled toilet.

Parking

Individual swimmers please park in the lower car park (at the back of Andark), this is approximately a 300m walk, follow signs up the lane.
Disabled parking is available on site please notify us if required.

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.