Want to have fun? Training for a triathlon? Or just want to keep fit!

Challenge yourself to an Open Water Swim around our 250m circuit! As one of the largest natural watersport lakes in North Yorkshire, enjoy the peaceful setting as you put yourself to the test. Our lake temperature averages at 17 degrees!

All our sessions are fully lifeguarded they run weekends and during the school holidays on the following days and times;

Please note swimming sessions must be pre-booked min 3hrs prior to start or we reserve the right to cancel without prior announcement.


Double sessions on a Tuesday: Running July to Sept 

Session 1 – 2024 TBA

Session 2 – 2024 TBA

Thursday night swim: Running July to 28 Sept

Session 1 – 5:30-6:30. (2024 TBA)

Single sessions on Saturdays and Sundays until 5th November:

Session 1 – 9:45-10:45

Session 2 –


  • £5 per person
  • A tow float must be worn (Available to hire £2.50)
  • You must arrive at least 20 minutes before your session time starts
  • Changing facilities and showers are available.

Minimum age is 12 years+. Under 18 years of age must provide a disclaimer signed by a parent/guardian. A tow float must be used for all swimmers and wetsuits are available to hire.

Please book online.

OWS – unavailable for the remainder of 2023, will reopen in Spring 2024

Two people open water swimming in wetsuits
Two open water swimmers with their heads above the water, smiling at the camera