Every fornight Grimsey’s Adult Swimfit conduct an Open Water training session at Suttons Beach, Redcliffe on a Sunday morning. These one hour sessions cover everything you’ll need to know about open water swimming from starts, pack swimming, turn buoys, sighting, drafting and finishes. These sessions are conducted in a safe and friendly environment and are open to all competent swimmers over 12 years of age. We meet in front of the Redcliffe Surf Club 15 minutes before the start time of each session

Date: Every second Sunday

Times: Meet at 6.45am for a 7am start

Where: Suttons Beach, Redcliffe

Cost: $12.00 AUD

 

Upcoming Open Water Sessions

Open Water Session

December 31 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am

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Frequently asked questions:

What do I need to bring with me?

Just your cap, goggles and togs (wetsuites are optional).

How good a swimmer do you need to be to participate?

You must be a competent swimmer to take part in these sessions.

Is there an age limit?

Yes, you must be 12 years or older to take part in these sessions.

How far do we swim each session?

Depending on conditions anywhere between 1.5km to 3km. It’s not just continuous swimming, we break it up and do open water drills and skills as well.

Is there any water safety?

Yes, we do have some water safety out on the water and also on the beach keeping a watchfull eye but ultimately you are swimming at your own risk. If you find yourself in any type of trouble while swimming make sure you raise your arm to let us know you need assistance.

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