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Swimming opens our world. It's good for our minds, bodies and spirits, and brings a closer connection to our environment, especially for those living on an Island. We passionate about creating a community of competent, safe and happy swimmers who love the water as much as we do and have created a unique set of courses and sessions that can help any level of swimmer fulfil their desires.


Learning and starting out - adult courses

If you're at the start of your swimming journey, we have two courses for you to choose from, depending on your experience Courses run side-by-side on Sundays at 11am, throughout the year between October and June. 

LEVEL 1 - WATER CONFIDENCE 5-6 week courses for adults who are completely new to swimming and want extra support learning to be comfortable in the water. 

LEVEL 2 - LEARN FRONT CRAWL 5-6 week courses for adults who can swim breaststroke or basic front crawl but are yet to master the art of this key stroke used for fitness and sports. 

Get in touch to find out when the next course starts.

Developing and Progressing - weekly Swim Fit sessions

Weekly pool sessions combine technique, fitness and endurance, with dedicated coaching. 

Monday 6.30am  - Speed & Endurance

Tuesday 6.30am - Technique & Fitness

Friday 6pm - Speed & Fitness

Sunday 10am - Technique & Endurance


We love the Open Water and want more people to enjoy it in a safe and sustainable way.  As experienced sea swimmers and coaches, as well as a Wildlife Safe operator, Strive has a range of courses and sessions available for all level of swimmer and nature lover.


Weekly swims for those dipping their toes for their first or second season. You may be a breaststroker or a keen pool swimmer who now wants to take what they've learned indoors to the outdoors.

Each swim takes you to a different location around the Island, introducing you to the geographical aspects that make the bay ideal for swimming according to the conditions. 

The aim of these weekly swims is to build confidence and knowledge so that you feel able to make this sport your new hobby.

Fitness & Endurance (intermediate & advanced)

Weekly sessions during the season (June - October) for sea swimmers wanting to add some structure to their swims. Early morning fitness sessions will help you build fitness, strength, skill and confidence in the sea.

Sessions take place from June and you can view our 2022 season timetable here.

Weekly journeys and jollies

Drop in open water swims for intermediate and experienced swimmers. visiting a variety of bays and covering distances between 1500m and 3km.

If you think you might want to join us for some open water adventures this season, click the 'More Info' button below to read more about what you can expect, and what we need from you:


Whether you want the individual support of a coach to help you grow your confidence, or a safe, steady hand to guide you on a distance journey, we can help. Get in touch today.


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