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Night Swim - Usk

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Night Swim - Usk
Night Swim - Usk

Time & Location

15 Oct 2021, 19:00

Usk Island, Pontypool Road , Usk NP15 1SZ, UK

About the Event

Join outdoor & wild swim specialist Angela Jones and safety team for guided night swim under the stars in the river Usk.

About this event

Join outdoor and wild swim specialist Angela Jones in Usk for a magical evening 1k wild walk along the river Usk and a guided 1K night swim downstream.

This session will take in the glorious surroundings of the river Usk at night from the banks of the river before swimming downstream. Angela will share swimming and safety ,technique and advice and guidance on night swimming to help you enjoy swimming wild.

What's included:

  • Event led by highly qualified & fully insured wild swim specialist Angela Jones
  • Angela has over 30 years experience swimming the river Wye and Usk
  • Welcome & safety briefing
  • Advice on reading the river
  • Water entry and acclimatisation techniques
  • Guidance on swim techniques
  • Water safety and event support team
  • 1K wild walk along banks of river Usk
  • 1K guided wild swim downstream
  • Hot drink and cake
  • Wetsuit and tow floats available to hire
  • Goggles, head torches, swim hats, water shoes and tow floats available to purchase at event

Meeting Time & Location

  • 7pm
  • Usk Island Car Park, Pontypool Road, Usk NP15 1SY

Equipment & What you need to take part

  • Arrive in your swim suit with casual training clothes over the top
  • Wetsuit (essential)
  • Towfloat (essential)
  • Head Torch (essential)
  • Suitable water shoes with a good grip (essential)
  • Swim hat (essential)
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Warm clothes and bobble hat for after swim
  • Wetsuits & towfloats available to hire at the event
  • Head torches, change robes, towel robes, towfloats, water shoes, swim hats and goggles available to purchase at the event

Staying Covid Safe

Swim Wild Wye are working within the latest government guidelines to keep everyone safe. In light of the recent rise in cases and localised lockdowns please be aware:

  • All Swim Wild Wye events are held outdoors in small group settings
  • Equipment hire (wetsuits and tow floats) are available - these are rinsed and sterilised prior to the event
  • Swim Wild Wye are not able to hire swim hats, water shoes or goggles - we have a selection available to purchase at the event if you don't have your own
  • We encourage you to maintain a safe social distance at all times
  • Where possible, please ensure you can zip up your own wetsuit
  • Hand sanitiser will be available at each event, however please bring your own if you prefer
  • Please do not attend any Swim Wild Wye event if you, or a member of your household, are displaying any Covid related symptoms
  • Please do not attend any Swim Wild Wye event if you are coming from any of the lockdown counties

Is it for me?

To participate in this event you need to be able to swim 1 kilometre. You will need to confirm this during registration so please read the declaration.

If you have any queries please contact me angela@run-wild.co.uk

Tickets

  • Night Swim - Usk

    £40.00
    +£1.00 service fee
    Sale ended

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