Open Water Swimming /Paddle Boarding

Open Water Swimming /Paddle Boarding

Open Water Swimming and or Paddle Boarding/­Kayaking 

Saturday 20th July 

Welton Waters Adventure Centre,  Brough,  Hull

New to open water swimming? Then this Introduction to Open Water Swimming is the one for you…


  • To introduce swimmers with no experience of Open Water swimming to the wonderful world of wild swimming
  • To give swimmers the confidence to swim in Open Water

The course content is designed to be flexible enough that all levels of swimming competency and experience can be involved, either on an individual one-2-one basis or in larger groups. Course content can, therefore, be adapted to suit the needs of the swimmer(s)

  • Welcome & safety briefing – lakeside
  • How to put a wetsuit on
  • Water entry & acclimatisation
  • Sculling/­Floating exercises
  • Bubbles/­breathing basics
  • Venue/course understanding
  • How to remove a wetsuit
  • Debrief session

At Welton Waters Adventure Centre, they believe that everyone should swim their swim - regardless of age, sex, race, ability or level and want everyone to have a successful open water swim.  

If you feel you may need any extra assistance on the day please email at the time of registering your interest

This is not a swimming lesson to teach you how to swim - it is an introduction to swimming in open cold water


Following on from the swimming introduction you may also have an introduction to either paddle boarding or kayaking 

Prices are as follows

HASSRA Members

£7.50 for either Swimming or PaddleBoarding/­Kayaking

£10 if you want to do both

Non Members

£15 for either Swimming or PaddleBoarding/­Kayaking

£30 if you want to do both

HASSRA members can bring a maximum of 2 non members with them

*By completing the following questions you are agreeing to attend the event on 20.07.24 and will make payment when requested*

Please visit - to reserve your place - please click this link - Open Water Swimming/­Paddleboarding/­Kayaking (

Closing date is 31st May 2024