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Swim break

If you’ve always dreamt of becoming a stronger, faster and more confident swimmer, our new two-day swim active break is for you. Suitable for all abilities, starting at £240pp excluding accommodation.

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17 & 18 November
6 & 7 December

Experienced swim and fitness tuition

Run by experienced swim instructor and open water coach, Salim Ahmed has developed a custom 6-point methodology that is used by top swimmers. Begin to appreciate why swimming is arguably the best form of exercise for body, mind, and soul.

Swim Club At Watergate Bay Hotel

For me, swimming is as much an art as a science

— Salim Ahmed

Swim longer, further, and faster

“It’s one of the only sports you can continue to improve at throughout your life, from age nine through to ninety. The swim break is designed to help people connect with the water, to swim longer, further and faster, and most importantly of all, to fall in love with swimming again.”

Why choose swimming

Trevone sea pool aerial shot

Indoor & outdoor swimming

Salim’s programme uses the same theory and methodology used by some of the world’s top swimmers. Learn how to swim strongly, efficiently and confidently in all types of water. You will be given guidance on how to take your new found skills and continue to develop them when you get home.

Geared mainly around front crawl, the break is tailored to each individual and is suitable for all ages and abilities (except complete beginners/non-swimmers).

The wonderful setting is one of the most unique aspects of the weekend

— Salim Ahmed

Inspiring location

"The surroundings here are so inspiring, and we take full advantage, whether it’s wild swimming on the beach or walking on the coast path. By the end of the weekend, I guarantee you’ll be a better swimmer – and be passionate about continuing your swimming journey.”  

Swim break instructor Salim Ahmed

Good to know

Every swim break includes stroke and theory sessions in the pool, swim yoga, basic video analysis, coastal walking, an introduction to open water, and guidance for "Swimming 2 Live".

Two day programme

3pm - Check-in
6.30pm - Informal welcome and pre-dinner catch-up in the boardroom
Evening - Own dinner arrangements to be made

8am – 8.45am - Swim theory ’dry’ session. Briefing in the boardroom
9am – 10am - Pool clinic session one. Stroke work and drills
10.30am – 11.15am - Swim yoga session in the studio
11.45am – 2pm - Coastal walk and talk (optional)

Lunch break. Own lunch and travel arrangements to be made

2.30pm – 3.30pm - The opportunity to outdoor swim, weather and conditions dependent
6pm – 6.45pm - Pool clinic session two. Stroke work and drills

Evening - Salim is available for a personalised swim chat and video debrief

Own dinner arrangements to be made

8am – 8.45am - Pool session three. Stroke work and drills
9am - De–brief in the boardroom
10am - Breakfast in Zacry’s
11am - Check out of accommodation for resident guests

Access to Swim Club for the day

Personalised programme
  • Three tutored swim sessions in our indoor infinity pool with a detailed analysis of your front crawl technique to improve and gradually fine-tune your stroke.

  • Two theory sessions on the science of swimming, including stroke theory, body alignment, breathing, hydrostatics and cold-water shock.

  • Swim yoga to improve posture and core strength.

  • Open-water session, video analysis and coastal walks.

  • A post-clinic debrief and personalised ‘swim journey’ to help you continue your progress after the clinic is over.

  • Membership of the Watergate Bay SwimLab Club which will continue to give you ongoing advice and support.
2023 dates

17 & 18 November
6 & 7 December


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