Adult pool swimming
Coached pool-based swim sessions are held at Caterham School Sports Centre, Harestone Valley Road , Caterham CR3 6YA each week on Monday and Wednesday (20:15 to 21:15) and Friday (19:45 to 20:45).
The cost of is £3.50 per session for members of South London Harriers. You can also try out the sessions before joining the club as we allow non-members to swim for £5 per session for up to three sessions whilst deciding whether to join.
On occasions, we may replace the regular sessions with specific technical sessions for a fixed period. Numbers on these may be restricted and advance booking required. If this happens, we'll let you know on the forum.
In February each year we have a club swim challenge.
Junior pool swimming
We run a session for our junior triathletes at Caterham school sports centre on Friday evenings (19:45 to 20:45) alongside the session for adults. Cost is £1.50 per junior member. Currently it is restricted to club members only.
Currently, our sessions are being led by:
Monday: Jim Burdett
Wednesday: Gary Laybourne
Friday: uncoached (adults), Carmen Poel (juniors)
Gary's sessions are currently following a six week programme and details of it are on the forum.
Open water swimming
During the summer months, open water sessions are held at Southwater Country Park, Cripplegate Ln, Southwater, Horsham RH13 7UN on Wednesdays from 18:00 (times may vary, please check forum for details).
The cost is a one-off fee of £15 for the whole summer and you get a yellow club swim hat as part of that cost.
South London Harriers Triathlon Club is an authorised user of Southwater Lake and any session must be organised under the Club’s name and all rules and procedures adhered to. In particular, we must have at least three people present at all times when using the lake, so please let a member of the committee know or post on the forum if you are intending to come to one of these sessions.
Full list of rules for swimming at Southwater
We will swim at Southwater on most Wednesday nights from now until late September/early October. As in previous years, we will run a club open water swim championship in late summer.
For more details or information please contact a member of the triathlon committee.