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Open Water Swim Clinics
Swim in your own backyard!

The open water presents unique challenges over swimming in a pool, and is a delightful experience when safely managed. Whether you are a new swimmer, a triathlete, or interested in endurance swimming, come learn techniques or refresh your skills. Participants should know how to swim. The lake clinic may be of interest to those preparing for the Whidbey Triathlon. The saltwater clinic is ideal for stronger swimmers. Min 4/Max 10

Course topics include:
• Sighting Techniques  • Starts, Finishes & Turns  • Pacing for open water  • Breathing Techniques  • Swimming Safety  • Training & Fueling  • Open Water Swim Gear  • Wetsuits 101: sizing, choosing, putting on  • Currents & Tides, Weather & Critters  • ‘Getting Past the Panic’

Bring: Wetsuit (optional for lake), swim cap, goggles, ear plugs, towel.

Instructors: The team is comprised of experienced open water USA Masters swimmers Chad Martin & Jeff Jacobsen. No certified lifeguards will be on duty.

Dates/Time: Sat | July 1 | 1-4pm
OR Sun | July 2 | 1-4pm
Location: July 1 at Goss Lake; July 2 at Seawall Park.
Fee: $40

Clinics benefit the South Whidbey Parks & Aquatics Foundation, whose mission is to make parks and aquatics activities accessible to all residents of the South Whidbey Island community by raising money to fund capital expenses, operating endowments and scholarships, as well as supporting new and existing parks and aquatics programs.

5475 Maxwelton Road
Langley, WA 98260
Phone, 360.221.5484
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On Deck!

Open Water Swim Clinics
July 1 & 2

Model Rockets
July 11 - 13




















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