Ellingham Open Water Swimming

Open Water Swimming is provided by Ellingham Open Water Swimming, EOWS are open EVERY Wednesday & Saturday between 06:00 - 08:00am. If you are looking for amazingly clear, clean water to train in - then this is the lake to come to. Ellingham Waterski & Wakeboard Club have a Beginner 500m, Intermediate 700m & Expert 1200m loop marked out (Please see route map at bottom of page)

You can join as a member to get great benefits and discount swims @ NOWCA MEMBERSHIP PAGE

We are always looking at ways to make OWS a safer and more enjoyable sport for everyone to participate in, the NOWCA System will make it easier scanning you in and out of the water as well as having more info incase of an emergency. Combined with a minimum of  one Life Guard & two safety vessel on the water at all times you can swim with confidence.



If you do require any help then please ask us about our coaching sessions held during every session.

We ask that all beginners to Open Water Swimming make themselves known, we will be provide you with a floatation aid for your first swim. These safety aids will not affect your swimming but ensure you are in the safest environment for your first experience of OWS.

Ellingham Open Water Swimming Wednesday and Saturday

We normally open second weekend in April till last Saturday September, please check for current opening times.

 EVERY Wednesday & Saturday between 06:00 - 08:00am

Swimming session times Wednesday and Saturday** From 06.00 till 08.00

Contact: Ellingham Open Water Swimming at chris_mullins@ntlworld.com 


You can join as a member to get great benefits, discount swims & save lots of time on your first swim @ 


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All swimmers must:

  • Complete and sign an waiver on your first visit
  • All swimmers must sign in and out using NOWCA Band
  • Always Swim Clockwise


Non Member: £9

Member: £6

Membership Only £10      (including Safety Band)

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Review By Danielle Kemp

Great day out on the water in the week, thanks so much for being so accommodating and friendly! We will definitely be down again soon!! Be sure to let us know about the open water swimming too.


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