Hackney Council trial opening the west reservoir

The council are trialling opening the west reservoir for aquthlon participants Regular open water swimming sessions run every Thursday 5.30pm to 8.30pm and Saturday 7:30am to 9:30am through Sept and Oct. via:  http://hackneycitizen.co.uk/2013/09/06/town-hall-takes-plunge-and-opens-west-reservoir-to-swimmers/


  1. Sounds reminiscent of the much bigger Walthamstow Wetlands project: http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/pages/servicechild/walthamstow-wetlands.aspx

  2. The west reservoir is open again

    ‘Wild swimmers’ have to wear a wetsuit and pay £15 induction for an induction, which takes place Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings.

    From then on sessions costs £5 for Better Gym members and £10 for everyone else.

    More on: http://hackneycitizen.co.uk/2014/03/12/stoke-newington-west-reservoir-reopens-wild-swimming/

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