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Open Water Swimming Webinar

Open Water Swimming Webinar:

This webinar is aimed specifically for newcomers to Open Water Swimming (including you Christmas Charity Swimmers!!) but it can also be viewed as a refresher for the regulars to this sport for their safety. Hosted by Caroline Casey, Water & Road Safety Development Officer, Cork County Council, speakers & topics include:


Recorded Session

Liam Crehan, Wild Side Sports:

  • Top tips on suitable equipment before setting off.

Grainne Caulfield, Level 2 Open Water Coach, West Cork Swim Coaching:

  • Planning Safe Winter Swimming
  • Preparation
  • Benefits
  • Your Swim & Aftercare

Graham Kerr, Water Safety Ireland Instructor & Beach Lifeguard Tutor:

  • Water Safety Tips for Open Water Swimming

Tim Feen, Irish Coast Guard:

  • Personal Experience of Rescues
  • How to avoid rescue situations
  • Making a 999/112 Call
  • Areas where not to swim

Mick Lynch, National Ambulance Service & The Civil Defence:

  • Hypothermia and related issues

Webinar Details:




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