Forthcoming Events

Update on - July 2018 Open Water Championships

The East Region Open Water championships took place on Sunday 22 July 2018.

Here is the report and the results files:

Essex County open Water report 2018 1k Results 2k Results 3k Results 5k Results

Update 3 Sept ’18: correction to the 3k Results

3k Results Essex County Correction to the Results


2018 RAF Swimathon

As part of the RAF centenary celebrations, the RAF Swimming Association are organising a 24 hour charity swim on 1 September 2018, at RAF Cranwell, Lincoln.

They are extending invitations to all clubs within Essex. Details are contained in the following attachments:

2018 application form RAF_benevolent_fund_swimathon_poster

If you have any queries, please contact Corporal Ross


Open Water Training Day


Bedfordshire ASA will be holding an Open Water Training Session at the Box End Park on Sunday 1st July 2018 between 1.00 and 4.00pm, exact start times for the briefings to be confirmed.

The lake has been booked for 2.00 to 4.00pm.

The training session will be open to all swimmers from the Bedfordshire


2017 Open water championships incorporating County Championships report

The Open Water championships were held in Norwich on 16 July 2017. Representing Essex; some 71 competitors. 2017 was a record entry from Essex and the regional event produced just one less entry from the previous record entry level. Good support as usual on the riverbank one less club this year, eight clubs in total but 31 swimmers more than in 2016


Bedfordshire ASA Open Water Training Session

Bedfordshire ASA Open Water Training Session


The Great British Open Water Elite Series

Great Swim in association with British Swimming present an exciting new open water race series for 2017

The Great British Open Water Elite Series will consist of 4 races over a variety of distances across the summer with overall series cash prizes awarded to the Top 3 male and female athletes and additional prizes in


ASA East Region Club Update - February 2017

Latest news from the ASA East Region


Open Water Judge Level 1 training

The next Open Water Judge Level 1 course run by  ASA East Region will be at Basildon on 04 March 2017.   Precise timing will be announced on the East Region web site in due course, but it is likely that the classroom element will be from 1200 – 1600, with an opportunity for a practical


2016 Annual General Meeting

The AGM of the County Association will be held on Thursday 15th December 2016 at 7 for 7.30pm at The Creche, Basildon Sporting Village, Cranes Farm Rd, Basildon, Essex SS14 3GR. Click link for full details


2016 Open Water Championships and age group competitions incorporating the Essex Open Water Championships 2016

Fabulous day, warm sunny, with temperatures around 27 degrees lake-side and 20 degrees plus in the water; with barely a ripple on the lake to be seen. Glorious conditions which were enjoyed by swimmers and spectators and the army of officials and crews alike. Good support as usual on the riverbank a few less clubs this year but nevertheless 40 swimmers contested honours this year. Representing Basildon, Runnymede, Maldon Sharks, Rochford, Borough of Southend SC, Chelmsford, Thurrock, Colchester and Canvey Island.