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Swim Wales Open Water 2018


Swim Wales are proud to present this year’s Open Water Festival as part of the Big Bala Bash Weekend of competition, in partnership with Welsh Triathlon and the Urdd. This year will be bigger than ever, with more opportunities to compete across competitive and open events at Lake Bala.

For more information on the Big Bala Bash weekend please visit

Event pack

Click to download the event information pack


Level 1 Open Water Officials Course

Why not join our team and qualify as a level 1 official? For more information about the course please click the link.

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Big Bala Bash

For more information on the Big Bala Bash weekend of competition click here

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Open Entries

To enter the Open races (no qualifying times 1km and 2km) please click here

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Elite Age Group entry

To enter the elite age group Welsh Nationals please click here

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Manual entries

To enter the races as a non-member, a triathlete or an oversea's competitor please click to download the entry forms.