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Bray Lake Open Water Swimming

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    Open Water Swimming 2017

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    Open Water Swimming at Bray Lake

    Coaching and Events

  • Open Water Swimming

    Fresh Water, Weed Free, Lake

    Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire

  • Open water swimming

    Open to swimmers of all abilities

    Coaching available

Welcome to the 2017 Open Water Swimming Season

Whether you have been swimming with us for years or your goal of 2017 is your first triathlon, it’s now time to think about leaving the pool and your winter training behind and to get out into the lake.

  • The daylight hours are longer.
  • Air temperature is rising.
  • Water temperature is on the up, and our trusty thermometer is reading between 14-16 degrees.
  • All sessions are getting busier and its great to see so many regulars returning.
  • Our new Miami Beach style life guard tower is taking shape and providing us with a better vantage point helping us to keep all our swimmers safe.

At Bray Lake Open Water Swimming Centre we pride ourselves on our friendly atmosphere and welcome triathletes and open water swimmers of all abilities.

The popularity in triathlon and open water swimming is ever increasing and our Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead based Open Water Swimming Centre is looking forward to welcoming you to Bray Lake for the coming season.

Need some coaching? Get in touch with The Triathlon Training Centre who offer swim coaching and training at a variety of levels at Bray Lake.

Need a wetsuit? Get in touch with our swim wetsuit partner Hire a Wetsuit.

Have a question? Give us a call. The centre is open 7 days a week and we are alway happy to chat.

Opening Times

We open for swimming at the following times:

  • Tuesday 06:00 – 09.00 and 18.00 – 20:30
  • Thursday 06.00 – 09.00 and 18.00 – 20.30
  • Saturday 06.00 – 09.00
  • Sunday 06.00 – 09.00

With your safety being our priority, the start and the finish times will vary throughout the year to coincide with the sunrise and sunset. Weather conditions can also play a part in our opening and closing times as they also have an effect on visibility and your safety.

General Information

Please note that whilst swimming at Bray Lake is open all year round, swim times change regularly in line with daylight hours. You're always welcome to call on 01628 638860 if you have any questions!

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook for all the seasonal variations, events and safety information.

Water temperature taken daily during the main swimming season.


Events run at Bray Lake are organised by external companies. Please contact the event organiser for more information.