My Open Water Swimming

  • Temp 22/06/17

    We have taken the water temperature today and it is currently 21.6⁰C.

    Make sure to pre-register to save time at your first swim.

  • Thursday Runs Have Started Now

    We are organising a 5K run around the lake every Thursday from 7:00pm. This is bound to be a lot of fun and will help you get to know the course so that you can organise your own runs once you know the route.

  • Contact Info

    Phone: 01625 800 802

An open water swim venue for novice and experienced open water swimmers looking to develop their open water skills. has launched at Pennington Flash just off the M6 close to Warrington between Manchester and Liverpool on the East Lancs. Road.

Pennington Flash plays host to the annual UK Ironman event that takes place in July.

Based at Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club which has excellent facilities such as changing rooms and hot showers.

Our swims take place on the following days at the times listed below:

Monday, Thursday Evening 5:30 - 7:30pm

Saturday Morning 7:30 - 9:30am

Wednesday Mornings 6:00-8:00am (starting later in the season)

Reasons to give Pennington Flash a try

  • £15 individual membership fee (includes 5% online discount at in addition to the standard 10% discount)
  • £25 family membership fee (up to two adults and two children)
  • £6 per swim for Members/ U16’s £3 (Season and Month Passes also available to get an extra discount)
  • Experienced Coaches on hand for sessions and advice
  • Accurately Measured Courses- 425m, 725m, 925m, 1.05km
  • Wetsuit Rental Available from £5 (Pre Booking Available)
  • Free onsite parking close to the water
  • Novice Swim Area
  • One on One Coaching
  • Hot refreshments
  • Children welcome [with supervision]
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