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21/09/2021

New open water swimming course being launched in Derry

Programme will cover all aspects of the growing pasttime

New open water swimming course being launched in Derry

A new course is being launched in Derry to teach people how to swim properly in open water.

There has been a huge increase in open water swimming during the pandemic.

Many clubs have been formed locally while a large number of individuals have also taken up the pasttime.

However, it is important to stress that open water swimming is much tougher than swimming in a swimming pool.

The new course will be based at Creggan Country Park.

Lessons will be held from 10am to 12 noon on Wednesdays for beginners and each session will cost £5.

There will be also be pier jumping sessions available at £10 per session.

To book a place call 02871363133.

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