Open Water Coaching, Merchant Taylor Lake, Northwood


April - September

Planet Swim run open water sessions between April and September in the stunning Merchant Taylor lake. 

Coached sessions are available on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6:30am and Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm.

Group Swim Coaching

Our group swim sessions are very popular and cover:

  • deep water starts
  • pack swimming 'the washing machine effect'
  • drafting
  • sighting
  • turns
  • finishes

Private Coaching

Planet Swim offer 1 to 1 open water coaching. These sessions are ideal if you are a novice or nervous!

  • coach swims with you
  • wetsuit fitting
  • follow your own pace
  • stroke technique

Swim-Run Coaching

Saturday mornings sees our fantastic swim-run sessions taking place. A quick way to get race fit fast!

  • Transition practise
  • 1 hour swim time
  • 2km off road run loop
  • interval training
  • speed endurance


  • Group sessions from £21 pp inc. lake fees
  • Private sessions from £66 pp inc. lake fees
  • Swim-run sessions from £26 pp inc. lake fees