Fireworks 500 1st November 2017 Enter Online


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500m open water swim


Capernwray Dive Centre, Jackdaw Quarry, Capernwray Road, Lancashire, LA6 1AD

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Experience the clear water of Capernwray Dive centre at night.

Starting with a rocket swimmers can race or leisurely complete one lap (500m) of the quarry. This should be long enough for you to experience the beauty of night swimming in the safe secure surroundings of the quarry.You will be issued with one glow stick one for your wetsuit / goggle strap. The safety canoeists will be well lit up and the buoys visible to guide you round the 500m circuit.

Everyone completing the event will be electronically timed, awarded their custom GLOW in the dark medal and have access to event photography for free.

Numbers and swim hats will be issued at registration (from 17:00 in the room above the cafe.)

The dive centre is a family friendly venue with great catering facilities so bring the family and enjoy the firework display together.

Wet suits are recommended but not compulsory. Wet Suit hire is available upon request. Email tasha@mytrievents with your height and weight to reserve your suit. Just £10 per hire.

Children under the age of 16 can swim with parental consent. There is no upper age limit!

This event is has limited places and sold out the past two years so please enter in advance.


It was brilliant, well organised and such a fabulous experience

Thanks again for one of the best experiences of my life was smashing!!

Bonnie Aaron

Loved this event so much ! We took our time so we could savoir the whole experience ! I didn’t want to get out. It made me feel so energised & happy afterwards! Can’t wait for next year ! Elizabeth Mason

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