Open Water & Triathlon

There is a growing contingent of open water swimmers in the Club and we make use of our nearest lake to train on a Monday evening from 6pm - Queensford Lake at Berinsfield.

for more details about the venue please see

We have a small number of wetsuits of varying sizes that can be hired if you don't have your own.
Please email Claire Newell if you are planning to go so we cater appropriately.

The 2 lakes we use for Open Water Swimming are:

Queensford lake, Berinsfield :
They open April-September
Mondays 6-8 pm
Wednesdays 6-8:45 am
Sundays 6-8:45 am
All details are on their website about indemnity/insurance etc.

The Reading Lake Hotel, Tri 20 swim centre :
Their season opens in April
Saturdays 7:30-10 am
Sundays 7:30-10 am
Tuesdays 5-8 pm
Thursdays 5-8 pm

Wetsuits will be needed as water will be cold! 
Any further questions please email

Mailsports have produced this "Infographic" detailing 30 Open Water swimming venues in the UK.