Outdoor Fitness & Adventure

Introduction to Wild Swimming

Introduction to Wild Swimming  July 31st (Symonds Yat)

22nd August Ross on Wye


Wild introduction Swim workshops!
Embrace the elements with wild swim specialist Angela Jones and safety team on these introduction to Wild water swimming Events in Ross -on-Wye & Symonds Yat.

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
  • – Acclimatisation
  • – Breath control and relaxation techniques
  • – Experience cold water benefits to mental and physical well-being
  • – Challenge your inner self
  • – Safety and event support team
  • – Warm up with a hot drink and cake
  • – Wetsuit and tow floats available to hire
  • – Goggles, swim hats, water shoes and tow floats available to purchase at event

Meeting Time & Location

  • – 10am 
  • – Park and meet at: Hope & Anchor, Wye St, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7BX
  • –  Park and meet at: Ye Old Ferrie Inn, Ferrie Lane Symonds Yat West HR9 6BL


Symonds Yat 31st July

31st July https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-open-water-swimming-symonds-yat-tickets-1551222598


22 August https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-open-water-swimming-ross-on-wye-tickets-161900642179

Equipment & What you need to take part

  • – Arrive in your swim suit with casual training clothes over the top
  • – Wetsuit (essential)
  • – Towfloat (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
  • – 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

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