The Open Water Swim Clincs is an exciting initiative in by Swimming WA in 2023, designed to provide swimmers with valuable insights and skills for open water swimming. This clinic series, hosted at various locations such as Coogee Beach, Mullaloo Beach and Sorrento Beach, offers participants the choices between two sessions.

Session 1: Introduction to Open Water, caters to those looking to explore or enhance their skills in open water swimming, particularly those aiming for 1.25km or 2.5km events. Key focuses include building confidence in the ocean, navigating waves, pack swimming strategies and finishing tactics.

Session 2: Open Water Skills and Tactics, is tailored for swimmers comfortable with 5km, 7.5km or 10km distances, ideal for those preparing for big events like the Rottnest Channel Swim or Port to Pub. This level covers advanced techniques, including pack swimming, open water starts, sighting, turns, feeding strategies and understanding open water rules.

For $10 per session, participants can choose their preferred session at each clinic, providing a flexible and accessible opportunity to elevate their open water swimming. Don’t miss out on this chance to refine your skills and enjoy the open water in the company of skilled coaches and athletes.