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Terms of Booking

PLEASE READ BEFORE BOOKING

SWIMMING AT LARKWOOD LAKES WITH THE NUTTY MERMAIDS

1. ENSURE YOU ARE FEELING WELL BEFORE YOU ARRIVE, THE LAKE IS GENERALLY COLDER THAN SWIMMING POOLS, NO MATTER THE TIME OF YEAR.

2. YOU ARE FREE TO ARRIVE ANYTIME DURING THE SESSION PROVIDED YOU ARE OUT OF THE WATER 15 MINUTES BEFORE STATED END OF SESSION TIME

3. The LOOP IS A 400M COURSE.

4. THERE ARE NO CHANGING ROOMS AVAILABLE, BUT THERE IS A TOILET ON SITE, WHICH IS SITUATED NEXT TO THE CAR PARKING SPACE BY THE FIRST LAKE. BRING PLENTY OF LOOSE EASY TO PUT ON LAYERS, A WARM WINDPROOF COAT OR DRYROBE AND A WOOLY HAT MAY BE NEEDED DEPENDING ON THE WEATHER AND TIME OF YEAR.

5. A HOT WATER BOTTLE IS USEFUL TO PUT UP YOUR JUMPER ONCE DRIED AND DRESSED IF YOU FEEL THE COLD.

6. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE EATEN PROPERLY BEFORE YOUR SWIM.

7. PRE-BOOKED SESSIONS ONLY - NO BOOKING, NO SWIM,

8. THE SESSIONS ARE HELD ON PRIVATE LAND, SO PLEASE DON’T JUST TURN UP AT ANY OTHER TIME APART FROM THE PRE ARRANGED SWIM SESSIONS.

9. YOU MUST BRING YOUR NUTTY MERMAIDS GREEN HAT WITH YOU TO YOUR SWIM UNLESS YOU ARE NEW TO LARKWOOD LAKES. THERE IS A £5.00 CHARGE FOR REPLACEMENT

10. SWIMMERS MUST EITHER BE USING A WETSUIT OR, IF SWIMMING WITHOUT, YOU MUST HAVE A TOW FLOAT IF NEW OR NERVOUS TO SWIMMING IN OPEN WATER.

11. BOOKINGS ARE NON TRANSFERABLE, AND FOR STATED SESSION ONLY. THEY WILL ONLY BE REFUNDED IF NUTTY MERMAIDS CANCELS A SWIM SESSION

12. ALL CARS NEED TO BE OFF SITE AT THE CLOSE OF THE SESSION.

13. SORRY NO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18 ALLOWED.

14. NO DOGS ALLOWED, THE LAKE IS ON PRIVATE LAND AND THE OWNER DOESN’T ALLOW DOGS ON IT.

 

INDUCTION TO SWIMMING

1. IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE LAKE YOU MUST ARRIVE AT THE START OF THE SESSION FOR THE GROUP SAFETY BRIEFING WITH ONE OF THE NUTTY MERMAIDS

2. YOU CAN WEAR ANY BRIGHTLY COLOURED HAT FOR YOUR FIRST SESSION, THEN YOU MUST BRING YOUR NUTTY MERMAIDS GREEN HAT WITH YOU TO EVERY SWIM. THERE IS A £5.00 CHARGE FOR REPLACEMENT

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