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On 25 Jul 2012 at 9:51pm Madge wrote:
Any ideas of good outdoor pools or places for family swimming apart from the Pells pool and beaches in this area within an hour of Lewes?
 
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On 25 Jul 2012 at 11:18pm swimmer wrote:
You can swim at Weirwood reservoir on Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm until 8pm but it is mainly for triathlon swim training. You have to wear wetsuits and swim on a set course. Children can swim but they must swim with an adult. Cost is £6 for triathlon club members or £7 otherwise. Not sure about costs for children.
Google hedgehogtri for more details. I have heard that the meanders on the Cuckmere are good but have not been. Hope this is of some use.
 
 
On 26 Jul 2012 at 12:23am Jonbee wrote:
Barcombe mills is always good for a swim x top tip: wear shoes in the water.
 
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On 26 Jul 2012 at 9:38am Deelite wrote:
See thread below titled 'Swimming in the Ouse'
 
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On 26 Jul 2012 at 10:34pm swimmer wrote:
Have just checked the environment agency website. The Ouse at Barcombe Mills has an A rating (these results were taken in 2009) The outdoor swimming society says that this should mean it should be good to swim. Anything rated A to C is OK. Not sure that much has changed since 2009. Obviously don't swim if the water looks bad. Also don't swim for at least 48 hours after heavy rainfall.


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