£15 a month full membership members are entitled to join as many of the weekly sessions as they wish and all open water events. Summer Open Water Swim membership is also available.
Tuesday - Run Training is provided via Glossopdale Harriers and is organised under their Club systems and Risk Assessments. Starting at various locations around Glossop these sessions are run for all abilities and include pace setting, VO2 max, pyramid and hill reps to improve pacing and stamina across all distances.
Wednesday - Turbo Training (via Zoom) Sets are designed and delivered by our coaches to maximise your cycling potential so you see the benefits in the summer season.
Wednesday - Social cycle (summer) From beginners to more experienced. We ride together around the Glossop area and no-one gets left behind.
Thursday - Lane Swimming (autumn/winter) uncoached lane swim
Sunday evening - Pool Swim Training at Glossop Pool where the Club has access to all 4 lanes and caters for all abilities in structured coached sessions. These work on technique drills, pacing, sprint and endurance. Using personal times (Critical Swim Speeds) the sessions are designed so members can train at their own optimum level throughout the 1 hour session.
Weekend social runs/cycles - Often our club activators or other club members organise social cycles and runs on the weekends for all to attend.
TOWS@Combs - May 2022
May - September
Thursdays 5:30 - 7:30pm
Saturdays 9:00 - 10:00am
TOWS@Combs is availble to members, only via a booking system. This is a requirement of our insurance. Please contact the Club to become a member .
Open water swimming can be challenging. By booking a TOWS@Combs ticket you acknowledge and respect the procedures put in place by Glossop Triathlon Club for your safety. Members will, to the best of their ability, Tow-the-line and take their own responsibility to ensure that they and others have a safe & enjoyable swim.
Summer Open Water Swim (TOWS) Membership is available at the monthly fee (£15) or as Pay-as-You-Go for £7.50 cash per booked session. The PaYGo fee covers the costs for the openwater session (£5.00) plus a membership element to the Club (£2.50).
To Tow-the-line and join us on the 350m marked course you need to be able to swim 400m unaided in a swimming pool and be over 16. A 750m course is also available depending on water temperature and safety cover.
TOWS@Combs is run on a voluntary basis by friendly trained safety volunteers on the water and land based spotters, with a checking in and out process. Our safety procedures and risk assessments are reviewed every year and water quality testing is undertaken regularly.
TOWS is run on a not-for-profit basis with all proceeds going towards hire of Combs Sailing Club, Canal & Rivers Trust licence, car parking, equipment and safety training, and for GTC to develop training and other Club facilities.
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