Pool Swim – Abbots Bromley

Time: 7.30 – 8.30pm

Location: Abbots Bromley School, Abbots Bromley, Staffs, WS15 3BW

Cost: £3/1 adult/junior members; £5/2 adult/junior non-members

Directions:

From Lichfield – head north on the A515 towards Kings Bromley/Ashbourne. At Seedy Mill turn left onto the B5014 towards Handsacre. In Handsacre turn right onto the A513/B5014 to Abbots Bromley/Uttoxeter (alternatively, stay on the A515 at Seedy Mill, turn left onto the A513 just before Kings Bromley then right onto the B5014 to Abbots Bromley). On entering Abbots Bromley go round a left bend by the Coach & Horses pub and the entry to the pool is on the left just before the zebra crossing.

From Rugeley – leave Rugeley on the B5103 (under the railway bridge by the Yorkshireman pub). Follow the road over Blithfield reservoir and, at the end, turn right for Abbots Bromley. Go through the village and over the zebra crossing. The pool entrance is on the right immediately after the crossing.

NB. The pool is on the opposite side of the road to the main school buildings.

Cliff Lakes – Open water swim

Open water swim session

Time: Mon & Thur 5.30pm to dusk; Sat 7.00 – 10.30am (may vary early/late in season)

Location: West Midlands Water Ski Centre, Tamworth Road, Cliff, Warwickshire, B78 2DL

Cost: £5 (or £45 for 10 swims)

Swimmers must register with NOWCA before swimming for the first time.

Showers and changing facilities available.

Confidence sessions and 1-2-1 available.

For more details visit their website or ring 07588 395792.

Blithfield – Open water swim

Open water swim session

Time: 6.00 – 7.30pm (8pm when light permits)

Location: Blithfield Sailing Club, Blithfield Reservoir, Waters Lane, Abbots Bromley, WS15 3DU

Cost: £5

Session organised by Stafford Tri Club (www.staffordtri.net).

All swimmers must sign a declaration before swimming for the first time. This can be found on the Stafford Tri Club website.

This is a very large, deep lake. It can be rough and very cold so only recommended for more experienced swimmers. The marked swim course is 800m long. Showers and changing facilities available.

Cycle Time Trials

This summer we will be running a series of Time Trials in conjunction with Lichfield City Cycling Club (LCCC) and Brereton. Wheelers. Sessions will run weekly over a variety of routes and distances.

These events will be run in accordance with Cycle Time Trial Association rules. Full details are on the Bike>Time Trial page of this website. 

Time: Tuesday 19.00

Cost: Events run by BTC or LCCC are free to members (take your membership card for proof of membership); events run by Brereton Wheelers will charge a £2 levy.

Schedule – click here for the full schedule

Routes – click here for route descriptions. Routes can also be found on Strava or Map My Ride using the route code eg. K17/5F

Barton Marina – open water swim

Open water swim session

Time: Wednesday 5.45 – 7.30pm; Saturday 8.30 – 10.30am

Location: Barton Marina, Barton Turn, Barton under Needwood, DE13 8DZ. Swimming is in the small lake on the right as you enter the marina.

Cost: £5 adults; £3 juniors & students with ID

Session organised by Derby Triathlon Club. Download and sign a declaration form from the Derby Tri Club website before swimming for the first time.

No showers or changing facilities. Toilets, shops and cafe nearby at the marina.

Track Cycling

Sessions run by Lichfield City Cycling Club on the vehicle testing track at Curborough. These sessions are uncoached

5pm-6pm – inexperienced cyclists wanting to ride at a comfortable pace

6pm onwards – suitable for experienced cyclists familiar with riding in a group and at speed. Each session will consist of a warm up followed by a race.

No bespoke TT bikes or tri bars allowed – they can stay on your bike but you mustn’t use them. Helmets must be worn.

For more details visit the LCCC website (click on the date on the calendar) or Facebook page.

Cost: £2 for non LCCC members

Venue: Curborough Sprint Course, Netherstowe Lane, Fradley, WS13 8EJ

Run session

Time: 7.00 – 8.00pm

Location: The Tuesday run takes place on alternating weeks from Burntwood Leisure Centre or the Cross Keys carpark in Lichfield. The sessions are led by one of the Club’s Triathlon coaches and are suitable for runners of all abilities. Both sessions will be interval based. See below to find out where the run is taking place this week and which coach is leading it.

Burntwood – Burntwood Leisure Centre, High Street, Chasetown, Burntwood, WS7 3XH (meet at the entrance to the Leisure Centre)

Lichfield – Stowe Pool, Lichfield – meet at the Cross Keys carpark, 

Cost: free to members

NB. This session is not covered by the Club’s insurance unless it is led by a Level 2 coach. Participants take part entirely at their own risk. 

DATE VENUE LED/COACHED BY CONTACT
3rd April Lichfield Andy Upmalis  07854 221035
10th April Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
17th April Lichfield Andy Upmalis 07854 221035
24th April  Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
1st May Lichfield Tony Wrighton 07798 517353
8th May Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
15th May  Lichfield Andy Upmalis 07854 221035
22nd May  Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
29th May  Lichfield Ann Brooks 07583 695354
5th June  Burntwood Tim Pepper 07710 888711
12th June  Lichfield Andy Upmalis 07854 221035
19th June TBC John Lynch 07967 273795
26th June lichfield  Ann Brooks 07583 695354 

Burntwood Leisure Centre, High Street, Chase Town, Burntwood, WS7 3XH

Cross Keys carpark, Lichfield, WS13

Pool swim – Lichfield

Time: 8.00 -9.00pm

Location: Friary Grange Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, WS13 7EW 

Cost: Members £4 (£2 – Under 16); Non-members £6 (£3 – Under 16) 

This is a coached session led by Jade O’Sullivan our ASA Level 2 swim coach assisted by one of the Club’s Triathlon coaches. The session is suitable for all abilities.