Alcohol, illness or drugs can inhibit your response and tolerance to cold water, your participation is allowed only on the assumption that you declare yourself fit and well at each swim.
I confirm that I am in good health and have no known medical problems that would restrict my ability to participate in open water swimming and any other activities including but not limited to yoga and other land based activity detailed in the booking and event description - including taking part in coached sessions ("Open Water Swimming Activities") offered by In The Wet Stuff and or qualified third party specialists. I am aware of the risks of death/serious illness or injury and risks of damage to my property inherent in Open Water Swimming and other activities offered by In The Wet Stuff.
I acknowledge that I participate in any Open Water Swimming and or other activities entirely at my own risk and will not participate if I am not medically and physically fit on the day. Please consult a medical professional if you are in any doubt about your fitness to participate.
I acknowledge I have read a copy of Public Health England’s advice leaflet for open water swimming and the primary hazard information sheet (available on our website to download).
I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of In The Wet Stuff. I also agree to follow any instructions given to me by the coach/lifeguard/instructor/teacher.
By signing below, I confirm that I will not hold In The Wet Stuff, third party instructors or teachers its employees, servants or agents liable for any loss, liability, damage, expense or claim, which I may suffer or incur as a result of participating in any Open Water Swimming Activities and other land based activities (including to the extent permitted by law, liability for death or personal injury).
Skins (non wet-suited) Session - Cold water immersion, even in supervised conditions can cause extreme physiological reactions and premature swim failure. Please follow all advice at the briefing and prepare for your core temperature to continue to fall even after you have exited the water. You are advised to consult a medical professional before your first session.
I can swim a minimum of 25m, front crawl or breaststroke, in a pool non-stop.
At all other sessions wetsuits are mandatory at water temperatures of under 16℃, below this you will need to provide evidence of open water competency of swimming without a wetsuit and obtain agreement from ITWS prior to the swim.
Longer Swim - I can swim the appropriate distance front crawl in open water related to any or all of the swims I have booked. Yoga swim event will be maximum 1km for experienced open water swimmers.