Guernsey

Sea Swimming

This is the 3rd year of U3A Sea Swimming – well in all honesty it is just bay swimming!
We meet at various bays and on different days and times in order to enable more members to join in and to enjoy our wonderful choice of bays at their best stages of the tides.
It is all very relaxed – we swim across the bays for about 25 – 50 metres just in our depth and then turn around. Members can get out when they wish – swim for as long and short as you want.
We usually get together at a kiosk for refreshments and a chat afterwards.

I am a Royal Life Saving Society qualified supervisor so will look after members as needed.
I would like to know if members have any special medical needs that I should know about before entering the water.
It is important that all members have their ‘In case of emergency’ (ICE) contact number in their beach bag – either in an unlocked mobile or noted on paper.
To join these swims just turn up and join in – I will take a register before we swim!

Tues 18th June Port Soif meet at 10am just below steps on right.
Thurs 20th June Belvoir meet at 8.30am Ferry - see u3a website and your newsflash for information.
Wed 26th June Petit Bot meet at 10am on slipway.
Wed 3rd July Cobo meet at 9.30am on shelf below ladders off carpark.
Tues 9th July Bathing Pools meet at 10am beside main pool below changing rooms.
Frid 26th July Fermain ,let at 10am Belvedere Field parking ( 2 hours including walk, bring suitable footwear)
Frid 2nd August Moulin Huet meet at 2pm on beach at bottom of steps.
Wed 7th August Pembroke meet at 10am on beach below slipway on right.
Wed 28th August Petit Bot ,eet at 10am on slipway.
Tues 3rd September Moulin Huet meet at 3pm on beach at bottom of steps.
Frid 13th September Saints meet at 10am Icart ( 1.5 hours including walk, bring suitable footwear)
Thurs 19th September Port Soif meet at 10am just below steps on right.
Wed 25th September Grande Rocque meet at 3pm below kiosk on beach.
Frid 11th October Bathing Pools meet at 10am beside main pool below changing rooms.
Tues 15th October Cobo meet at 10am on shelf below ladder off carpark.

If the weather looks doubtful I will be at the meeting point anyway and we can then decide if we wish to cancel. Please bring warm clothes for afterwards, even in warm sunny weather.
We usually get together at a kiosk for refreshments and a chat afterwards.
There is no need to contact me unless you have any queries.
If you are new to joining this group please send to the email via the pigeon with your membership number - just to notify your intention of coming to some or all of the sessions.
I look forward to swimming with some of you.

Sheena Melrose Landline 258757 or click on the pigeon.

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