WATER TEMPERATURE IN THE DOCK Typical temperatures in Princes Dock during the summer season (degrees Celsius):
April, 10 to 14
May, 13 to 18
June, 16 to 21
July, 16 to 21
August, 15 to 20
Sept, 14 to 19
Oct, 12 to 16
Temperatures vary depending on the preceding weather.
SWIM GOALS FOR 2022 Swim in a beautiful glacial ribbon lake in Snowdonia National Park - Tal Y Llyn Swim.
Or take on the Dyfi Estuary at Aberdyfi Swim - host to the longest estuary swim in the UK.
Photo copyright Liverpool Waters
We can recommend re-warming with a hot beverage in BEAN Coffee or MOOSE Coffee, both less than 1 minute's walk. Cargo Seafood Restaurant is also worth a visit. The Malmaison Hotel is also just 2 minutes walk away.
GETTING HERE The venue is opposite BEAN Coffee, 5 minutes walk from both Moorfields and James Street stations. There is also a keypad accessed bicycle store within 2 mins walk. We encourage active travel, and travel by public transport where possible. Postcode L3 1BG.
For drivers, our recommended car park isLiverpool Waters Parking, 30 seconds walk from the venue. It's a multi-storey between BEAN Coffee and the Malmaison Hotel. This car park has EV charging stations, and also has a toilet.
There are other parking options within 5 minutes walk, eg Galton St at the back of Home Bargain.
CHANGING There is a large decked area for changing, and lockers for storage of valuables. Please bring your own padlock in order to lock your locker. There are no showers or changing rooms at present. We recommend bringing a changing towel or similar.
THE COURSE Currently the 400m is set up, marked by large red pyramid buoys.
A win for Emma Shallcross
SQUAD/CLUB TRAINING Are you a swimming club, triathlon club, channel relay team, or similar? Group bookings are available for training sessions, please get in touch to arrange - firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo by Alex Harrison
REFRESHMENTS & TOILETS Moose Coffee and Bean Coffee are both just 30 seconds walk away. The Malmaison Hotel and Cargo Seafood Restaurant are very close by too.
Well done to all who took part in the fundraiser for Level Water on Saturday 14 Aug - full details here.
WINTER SWIM CHALLENGE Our final challenge of 2021 saw Jan Rigby win the skins & overall in the 500m with Jennina O'Neil first wetsuit swimmer. Ford Mitchell was 1st overall in the 1km with Jan Rigby 1st skins.
Special mention to Jan who in effect completed 1.5km in skins, in 6 degrees Celsius.