It’s our 4th Birthday!

It’s our 4th Birthday!

In 2013 a small group of outdoor swimmers wanted to organise a regular swim in their local reservoir.  Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers was born out of the need to formalise our attempts to gain official permission to swim at Harthill.  We spent most of the summer of 2013...
Get Ready for the Summer Season at YOS

Get Ready for the Summer Season at YOS

The clocks go forward in a couple of weeks and it will be time to start our Summer season at YOS.  This year there will be a slight rise in our swim fees to £4 per session.  We hope to use the extra income from this to enable the club to develop and invest in...
End of Summer Splash, 1st October 2016

End of Summer Splash, 1st October 2016

As the summer season comes to a close and many YOS members are already planning their Winter training and Ice Mile attempts it is time to celebrate and this year we are proud to announce the first YOS End of Season Splash. There will be races to enter, wetsuits to try...
Hitting the Wall

Hitting the Wall

Late 2015 I was invited to contribute a piece of theatre to an Open Door night at Birmingham Rep. I’m part of a collection of writers who do this on a regular basis, usually writing to to a theme, In this case the theme was “Walls”. Anything to do with walls. My mind...