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Fireworks 500 Open Water Swim, 3rd November 2018

How do I enter?

The Fireworks 500 is a 500m open water swim, at Capernwray Dive Centre near Lancaster. Starting on the rocket, swimmers can race or leisurely complete one lap (500m) of the quarry. It's long enough for you to experience the beauty of night swimming in safe secure surroundings but short enough that you get to the end before the chill sets in! You will wear a glow stick on your wetsuit which creates quite a scene in the quarry and give you the perfectly lit trail to follow! Following the swim, you can warm up with a hot chocolate and then enjoy the fireworks display. If you're looking for something different and memorable, then you've come to the right place!


Capernwray Dive Centre
Jackdaw Quarry
Capernwray Road
Date & Time:
Saturday 3rd November 2018 - 1st wave at 7pm

What do I need to enter?

All competitors must wear a wetsuit for the event. Wetsuit Hire is available for £10, if you do need one for the event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Shortie type wetsuits are allowed if you are an experienced swimmer, but we recommend full length arms and legs due to the cold temperatures. We would also recommend neoprene hats, socks and gloves. The minimum age for competitors is 14 on the day of the event.


How much to enter:

The cost to enter the Fireworks 500 is £20. Entries will close either at 12pm on Friday 2nd November when the event fills, whichever occurs first.

Included within your entry is:

Glow in the dark medal
Fireworks display
Chip timing
Safety cover
Free parking

Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE

Swim Waves:

How do I enter?
Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk


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