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Swimming

Make a splash and get more from your swimming with our tips and resources.

Swimming is fantastic exercise for general fitness and mental health. Check out our offers, tips and communities.

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Training and advice

Getting started

Get the most out of your swimming. 

Beginner training plan

Take the plunge with our beginner swimming plan. This 10 week programme is a great way to build stamina and develop your strokes.

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Facebook Community

Meet like-minded swimmers in your area and get hints and tips from other keen CSSC members.

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Exclusive Podcast

Join Jon as he talks to Alison and Claire and gain a fascinating insight into the world of open water swimming.

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Additional Resources

Swimming Advice Surgery

Be inspired by our volunteers and take your swimming to the next level.

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Nick Valentine's long term passion has always been swimming, and he thanks CSSC's sponsorship scheme for their support.

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Inspire me is a chance for our members to share their incredible health and fitness experiences.

Alison's Story Anna's Story

Discover more about the equipment you need to enjoy your swim. Includes great advice for both new and more experienced swimmers.

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Head over to swimming.org to make sure you have the right training plan to maximise your potential.

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Begin your wild swimming adventure with our handy guide and search for breathtaking locations for your first swim.

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Poolfinder is a super helpful tool that can help you plan your swim. It includes pools, clubs, lessons and Swimfit sessions.

Go to Poolfinder's website

Please always swim carefully and responsibly in open bodies of water. Do not swim in quarries or anywhere there are 'No Swimming' signs. For information on outdoor swimming check out The Outdoor Swimming Society and familiarise yourself with their 10 Top Tips for swimming safely before open water swimming.

10 Top Tips for Swimming Safely

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