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Open Water Swimming
Enjoy open water swims in our stunning lake
Mentored by Ashdown Forest LeisureMentor summary: Water Activity Centre in Ashdown Forest
For ages: 18+ years
Booking will be an acceptance of our rules. IMPORTANT: you need to read the rules, and provide any medical history. A lifeguard will be on duty together with spotters. Bright swimming hat and tow float are required. YOU MUST BE A GOOD SWIMMER, if we feel you are not a good swimmer, you may be asked to wear a life jacket, which are available at £1.00. PARKING: our parking is limited, so please use overflow parking just inside the gate if parking on the tennis court area is full. Do not park\drive on the grass unless instructed to do so. We would kindly ask that you do not bring dogs or picnics. We would also kindly ask that you leave within 25 minutes to allow for next session. Open water swimming is a fantastic mood booster. Taking a dip outdoors boosts dopamine and serotonin levels and stimulates the release of feel-good endorphins. Kayaking and paddle borading is also available, but not whilst open water swimming is taking place. When you're silently floating or gen...
Frequently Asked Questions
Can children swim? All children should be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times. Do I need to pre-book a session? Yes, you must book in advance. As soon as dates and places are available they will be visible on this listing. Do I need to read any rules before attending? Yes, please read the Lake Rules carefully before attending and by booking you will accept the rules. How do I contact you to ask other questions? Please use the messaging system on this listing and this will create an account so you are ready to make bookings and read your messages.
1. All swimmers must pre-book. 2. You must not enter the water until you are advised to do so by our lifeguard. 3. All swim sessions will start and finish at the time booked. 4. Children must be supervised at all times, in and out of the water. 5. All children between the age of 8 and 16 must be able to demonstrate that they are experienced strong swimmers and must be accompanied by an adult. 6. A brightly coloured swim hat must be worn at all times for your safety. 7. When the water temperature is 16c or below a wetsuit must be worn, when swimming without a wetsuit a tow float must be worn. 8. If you see anyone in trouble, alert a member of staff. 9. Safty is paramount, if you are asked to leave the water, do so immediately. 10. Respect others swimming. 11. Do not ingest water if possible. 12. All accidients must be reported. 13. Please wear shoes when on land. 14. Do not swim with deep cuts, all minor cuts must be covered by plaster. If you develop fl...
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Ashdown Forest Leisure, Cackle Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3DU
My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.
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