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Tuesday 20 September
Midwinter Swim 2016
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£15.00
 
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Event registration summary
Midwinter Swim 2016:
Registration Fee
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£15.00
Donation:
£0.00
Total:
£

By registering to this event I confirm that I have read the cold water safety advice and that I am medically fit. I participate in the event at my own risk. Crisis will not be held responsible for injury or illness resulting from your participation.

This event is not suitable for children under the age of 16. If you are under 18, you confirm that you have informed a parent or guardian that you have joined the event and are fundraising for Crisis.

Cold Water Safety Advice

  • 1. First time cold water swimmers are advised to notify the lifeguard
  • 2.Wear their Crisis swimming hat to help retain heat
  • 3.Bring plenty of warm clothes for after the swim, including a hat
  • 4.Acclimatise to the cold
  • 5.Swim gently at first, allowing time to overcome the shock/shallow breathing reaction to the cold
  • 6.Seek help immediately if they feel very cold, woozy, nauseous, disorientated, dizzy or faint
  • 7.Have a warm shower and wrap up after the swim and avoid standing around
  • 8.Consult your GP before getting into the water if you suffer from heart disease, asthma, lung conditions or any other medical conditions that might be affected by exposure to cold water, or if you are pregnant
  • 9.There will be 5 fully trained lifeguards by the pool for the whole event and St John’s Ambulance - See more here

By registering to this event you confirm that you have read the cold water safety advice and that I am medically fit. I participate in the event at my own risk. Crisis will not be held responsible for injury or illness resulting from your participation.

This event is not suitable for children under the age of 16. If you are under 18, you confirm that you have informed a parent or guardian that you have joined the event and are fundraising for Crisis.