You can wear a normal swimming costume only. No jammers, nothing covering arms or legs. ONE swim cap ONLY. We will allow silicone or those horrible rubber ones only.
No performance enhancing drugs please folks, no hot toddies either.
NO flippers, fins, snorkels, paddles, kayaks, wetsuits or other things that aid buoyancy or performance. That includes those fancy go faster swim costumes Jade.
The organiser’s decision on whether or not a swimmer is attired appropriately will be final.
No tumble turns.
This event is invitation only. If you have not been invited, don’t register. If you want an invite, please fill in the cold water swim experience form.
All swimmers must sign in at Parliament Hill Lido on the morning of the competition (Saturday 20th January 2018).
Registration for ALL swimmers will begin at 8.00am and finish at 10.00am. Failure to register on time will result in disqualification. Please allow plenty of time to arrive and register.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD, PRINT OFF AND SIGN A DISCLAIMER FORM. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SWIM UNLESS YOU DO.
Upon registration, each swimmer will be given a number, and briefed.
When you see your race or heat number displayed, you should assemble READY TO SWIM for briefing at the PRE RACE ASSEMBLY POINT. Any swimmers assembling late might not get to swim.