Whether you’re new to open water swimming or an experienced outdoor swimming enthusiast, we’ve put together several training plans to help structure your build-up to this year’s event. Just pick the plan for the distance you’ve signed up for, and don’t forget to check out the open water swimming skills section for great advice on making the transition from the pool to open water.
- Half-mile training plan Drills and sets for beginners to open water swimming
- One-mile pool training plan Simple pool sessions and drills to improve your technique
- Two-mile pool training plan Try the following sample sets and drill suggestions to train for the two-mile event
- Build your endurance These swim sets will help build endurance ahead of your one-mile challenge.
Open Water Swimming Skills
We've teamed up with swim improvement specialists Swim for Tri to compile a series of skills sessions to help you prepare for Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine.
There are sessions for every level of ability, whether you're just getting started with open water swimming, or you're aiming to improve your swim time and technique.
Check out the skills sessions by clicking on the button below, and visit the Swim for Tri website for more information on their services.