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Open water swim: Hackney

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Open water swim: Hackney

1 review
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Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food, Tickets
Hosted in
English
swimming

Open water swim: Hackney

swimming

Open water swim: Hackney

1 review
COVID-19 update. Visit the Help Center to read our guidelines for protecting the health & safety of hosts and guests on Airbnb Experiences.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food, Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Join our crew of swimming enthusiasts for an hour in the West Reservoir in Hackney - I'll host you, with tips, advice and local knowledge (as much as you want) as you swim around a truly unique lake, just minutes from Manor House tube. After that we'll head for a breakfast in one of a number of great places in Stoke Newington, a foodies delight

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Your host

Learn more about Chris

Chris

I am founder of Capital Tri - we have offered coached open water and triathlon experiences to people of all backgrounds for 6 years. We were the 1st to get access to the Lee Valley Velo Park post London 2012 and the 1st to organise swims at West Reservoir. After swimming we like to go for breakfast! You'll meet me and a group of like minded swim enthusiasts

What's included

Food
brunch at a local cafe
Tickets
Swim pass Your access to the water for an hour

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Where you'll be

Stoke Newington's West Reservoir. A man made lake with a stunning panoramic - from trees to industrial revolution architecture to modern London luxury high-rises

Activity advisory

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests must be over 16, must be able to swim 400 metres (slow is just fine!) and must inform us about any injuries/medical conditions before taking part.

What to bring

Towel

More tips

Bring goggles (contact us if you don't have any). We don't provide wetsuits (the water is lovely: 19-23c - until early Sept). If you want a wetsuit contact us prior to booking & we'll help to arrange
Chris
Open water swim: Hackney
1 review
$29/person
1 review
$29/person