Beginner Open Water Sasamat Lake June 03


Beginners Open Water Swimming – Sasamat Lake, Port Moody


Are you a beginner to Open Water ? Have you signed up for an open water event or a triathlon? and never have swam in open water ?  Are you feeling a little anxious ?

If you answer yes to any of these questions,  this is the session for you !

We will be offering  Saturday morning sessions from 8am – 9:30 am at Sasamat lake, Port Moody, BC

June 03, 17, 24,  2023

We will be covering the following:

  • How to get ready for swimming in open water, acclimatizing to cold water.
  • What are the Triathlon BC Rules for swimming? wet suit or no wet suit ?
  • How to swim around the buoy, how to sight in open water,  and how to control your breathing
  • How to stay calm and stay focused through out your event and being a able to navigate through the course

Suitable for anyone who is doing their first open water swim, or triathlon, or thinking of getting into this sport.

Must be able to swim 400m comfortably. Wetsuit not required, but suggested, as the water may still be a bit cold in May

Meet your Coach for these sessions ! 

Coached by Chris Ostenstad, a long distance open water swimmer and triathlete.

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