This year's Open Water Festival will be taking place on Sunday 26 June 2022

The event is once again being held at Lenches Lake, Evesham and will be sponsored by dryrobe.

Swims

  • 1600 Metre Swim (Participants need to be age 16 or above)
  • 800 Metre Swim (Participants need to be age 16 or above)
  • 400 Metre Swim (Participants need to be age 16 or above)
  • 200 Metre Swim (Participants need to be age 10 or above)
  • Rookie Splash (Under 10s - Participants must be accompanied by an adult in the water)

Prizes will be awarded to 1st place winners in each swim, along with certificates in a presentation ceremony after all races have taken place.

Water safety is a priority for us. Trained lifeguards and safety measures will be in place throughout the day to ensure everyone is safe at the event.

Lenches Lake provides a stunning venue for the event and there will be a variety of stalls and activities for all to enjoy. Throughout the day there will be hot food, beverages and cake available. There is plenty of free parking on-site.

Want to make a weekend of it? Camping facilities are available at the lake (please contact Lenches Lake directly for all camping enquires)

Timings

8:00 Competitor car parks open
9:00 Registration opens
9:45 Land-based warm up and safety briefing for mile (1600 metres)
10:00 Start of mile (1600 metres)
11:15 Land-based warm up and safety briefing for ½ mile (800 metres) swimmers in the start area
11:30 Start of ½ mile (800 metres) swim

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11:35 Award Ceremony for mile (1600 metres)
12:15 Land-based warm up and safety briefing for 400-metre loop
12:30 Start of 400-metre loop
12:35 Award ceremony for 800-metre swim
12:45 Land-based warm up and safety briefing for 200-metre loop (Under 10`s)
13:00 Start of the 200-metre loop
13:15 Award ceremony for 400-metre Loop
13:20 Land-based warm up and safety briefing for Rookie Splash
13:30 Start of Rookie Splash
13:45 Award ceremony for 200-metre and Rookie Splash
14:00 Event Closes

If you need any further information, please email [email protected] 

Book a place

Ticket Quantity Price

1600m Swim Age 16+

Decrease Increase £30.00

800m Swim Age 16+

Decrease Increase £25.00

400m Swim Age 16+

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200m Swim Age 10+

Decrease Increase £15.00

Rookie Splash (Under 10`s)

Decrease Increase £10.00