Winter Swim Kit

Winter Swim Kit

Swimming in cold water has proven health benefits including improving the immune system, a natural “high” feeling, improved circulation, burns calories. The Scandinavians have been doing it for years and they’re certainly a healthier bunch than we are! Recreational...
Andrea’s Ice Mile Experience

Andrea’s Ice Mile Experience

I first heard of the Ice mile in the winter of 2013 when I was training for my first Chill swim 450m event. I had started winter swimming that year as a new challenge following my second 10k swim. Naively I had thought I could do cold water swimming as I could...
A’s Ice Report

A’s Ice Report

Walking through Luton airport in my Team GB jacket I felt like a total fraud. Jackets were offered to Ice Milers, Ice Kilometer swimmers and those representing Team GB in international events. As I was neither of the first two I didn’t really feel like I should...
Chilly Dip 2015

Chilly Dip 2015

The YOS Cold Water Swimming Extravaganza ‘CHILLYDIP’ will be taking place on Saturday 12th December 2015, at Harthill Reservoir, Sheffield.   We will be hosting mixed team 30m relay races and for the more hardy and experienced cold water swimmers a 450m...