july, 2024

21jul11:00 amBLDSA Coniston Short Course3.85 miles, Freestyle/Breaststroke.


Event Details


A beautiful swim in a beautiful body of water. The short course swim starts near the Brown Howe car park and you swim down to finish on the beach just before the Bluebird Café. This shorter course is designed to give all swimmers the opportunity to swim in Coniston. Presentation of certificates will take place on the beach once all the swimmers have finished.

If you would like to have a weekend of swimming, you can also enter to swim the full length of the lake (5.25m) on the previous day.

Kayak Support

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Swimmers must have a kayak escorting them for this event. You will need to arrange your own kayak and crew. However, we may be able to provide a small number of kayakers for an additional fee.


Entries Open 1st November 2023

Coniston Short Course 3.85 milesThis is for BLDSA MEMBERS ONLY  NON Member Coniston 3.85 mile eventThis is for NON MEMBERS ONLY

Any entrant whose entry has been accepted but who is unable to attend shall have their entry fee, less an administrative fee of 50%, refunded provided the Swim Secretary receives a notice of withdrawal not less than Thirty (30) clear days before the date of the Championship.

The Event

The course goes from Brown Howe down to the beach just in front of the Bluebird Café, for a 3.85m swim.

The swimmers will start in waves to allow swimmers to finish as close to each other as possible.

This swim is open to all but priority will be given to BLDSA members. Non traditional swimming costumes including wetsuits are allowed.

For more information for 2024 please contact:

Michelle Hardy
Email: swimmermichelle8@gmail.com


(Sunday) 11:00 am


Coniston Water

Lake Rd, Coniston LA21 8AN, United Kingdom


Michelle HardyConiston events swimmermichelle8@gmail.com

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