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Saturday 1 June 2019 8.30am Lake 86

One KM or Two KM Open Water Swim Event - great stepping stone to a one mile and two mile swim

Free Parking, Colour Coded Swim Hat, Big Swim Medal, GPS measured, CHIP TIMING, Overall/Age Group/Team Trophies.


Big Cotswold Swim 1km/2km - there will be a few spaces available on the day, before 7.45am Cash Only £19, £21


1 June 2019 RACE INFORMATION/MAP/start list is available by clicking here!


Cotswold Water Park Hire, Lake 86, The Cotswold Water Park, Spine Road East, Nr Cirencester, GL7 5TL - just off A419 (between Swindon and Cirencester). A clear, fresh water lake, which is used for swimming on a regular basis, as well as paddle board and canoe hire. There are changing and toilets on-site, hot catering provided and plenty of room for spectator viewing.

Cotswold Big Swim June - 2km

Open to anyone who can cover the distance, Ideal for those wanting an early season tester and great for bridging the gap from one mile to two mile open water swim (minimum age 17 as at 31/12/19). Please note wetsuits are strongly recommended.

Cotswold Big June - 1km

Open to anyone who can cover the distance (minimum age 16 as at 31/12/19). Ideal for those wanting a stepping stone to the Mile swim. Anyone aged under 17 must be a regular club swimmer and their parents must sign a disclaimer/permission form on the morning of the event to confirm they can easily cover the distance. Please note wetsuits are strongly recommended.


The swim will take place in a clear gravel bottom lake over a multi- lap course which will be GPS measured, clearly marked and have a full safety crew. Wetsuits are strongly recommended for these events.


All results will be available as you finish and posted on this website Saturday evening after the event. Awards to top three male and female, first 40+, 50+, 60+. and team will be for the first three (male or female) from a team to cross the finish in the 2km event - cumulative positions will count, lowest score wins.


The Devere Hotel is just 200 meters from venue, see details at or there is camping two miles from swim start at Go-By-Cycle,GL7 6DS. This is a registered campsite with toilet and shower facilities within the site and some electrical hook-ups. Book at No Dogs Allowed. Or visit local tourist info site at

Wetsuit Hire

There are several Wetsuit Hire Companies available on the internet.



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