Training & Membership

 £15 a month full Triathlon Club membership

& TOWS@Combs Summer Open Water Swim membership.

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Club Training

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.

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 Swim Smooth technique and personal times (Critical Swim Speeds) the sessions are designed so members can train at their own optimum level throughout the 1 hour session.

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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. To become a member contact us glossoptriclub@outlook.com

Open water swimming can be challenging. By being a TOWS Member and 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.

​​​​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.

 

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).

 

​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.

Check Glossop Triathlon Club Facebook for on the day updates.

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