Newsletter May 15th 2017

Welcome to this weeks newsletter

Its beginning to warm up and with the warmth comes the opportunity to freeze in the lake! We're putting on a breakfast swim for you all to take advantage of this privilege, see below for detail;

Breakfast Lake Swim Sunday 21st May 8 - 10am Queensford Lakes

Now that you have all had a chance to dust off your suit, brush up on your open water swimming or just acclimatise, we are going to be holding a group open water swimming session on Sunday 21st May.

A chance to have fun swimming as a group, run by our wonderful club coaches. Now, if that wasn’t enough to wet your appetite (no pun intended) once the swim is over, warm up and tuck into a yummy breakfast lovingly prepared by your social squad, we’ll be serving up sausages buns, pastries, fruit, tea/coffee.

Interested? Great, this is what you need to do now:

· Tell Carmen you want to attend and your name will go on the list (contact details below)

· Transfer £6(ph) which will cover the cost of your breakfast

· If you have any dietary req. please say so.

Please RSVP by Thursday 18th May

AVTC bank account (as paid members you’ll have these details but email Carmen if not)

NB you must sort your own entrance to the lake out on arrival; £6 is for breakfast only.

Looking forward to seeing lots of you at the Lake!

Social Squad

Carmen & Paul




Monday - 18:30 - Open Water Swimming for Beginners, Queensford Lakes, OX10 7PQ. £5 payable at the Clubhouse reception

An introduction for beginners looking at all aspects of open water swimming. We will start with correct wearing of your wetsuit. Mental preparation. Acclimatising to the water. Then moving onto sighting and group swimming skills.

£5 will be payable at reception. Please bring your wetsuit and a swim cap.

Tuesday - 19:00hrs - Run Bike Run / Cycle Time Trial - Dalton Barracks, OX13 6JB

Come along for a real blast of exciting training that is guaranteed to improve your biking, running and Transition speed.

There will also be the option for you to do the Bike Loop as a Cycle time trial.

During the year we will keep a record and there may be some prizes available at the end of the season. Best attendance / Most improved / Series winner.

For the session you will need to bring: Bike (preferably with rear light), Helmet, Bike shoes (if you use), running shoes, drink and any other equipment you may use during a race.

Thursday - 19:00-20:00 / 20:00-21:00hrs - Pool Swim - Abingdon White Horse Leisure Centre, OX14 3PJ *7pm swimmers, please make sure that you are IN the water at 7 ready to start and out at 8pm for the 8pm swimmers to get straight in.

£3 payable to coaching staff on poolside (do not pay at reception)

Please come along to either the session at 7pm or 8pm, whichever suits you better for a structured swim session that will improve your fitness and technique.

If you have them bring along your fins, hand paddles etc.and a drink.

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