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COMMUNITY

1st December 2018 (4.30pm - 6.30pm)

LIGHT UP THE LAKE

An evening of celebration for people who love Clevedon Marine Lake. Starting at dusk at The Pier and culminating in MARLENS‘ ‘Night Glow’ at the lake, with a mesmerising dance display by Darklyte Fire Collective and other illuminating spectacles.

FREE

(bucket collection)

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CHALLENGE

1st January 2019 (11am)

NEW YEAR'S DAY SWIM

Some brave swimmers will be going for their annual New Year’s Day dip at Clevedon Marine Lake. Spectators are very welcome to come along and watch dippers take the plunge. The bucket collection will be for Marlens, the charity behind the management and further development of Clevedon Marine Lake.

FREE

(bucket collection)

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COMMUNITY

4th May 2019 (Time TBC)

LAKE DAY

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the opening of Clevedon Marine Lake – open access, open to all, year round. On the Saturday of May Day weekend, Marlens will host its fourth annual Lake Day to kick off a season full of life and activity on the lake, with free taster sessions for children and other fun stuff lakeside.

FREE

(bucket collection)

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COMMUNITY

20th October 2018 (7.30pm)

LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS

Just a month after the curtain closes on the biggest classical music festival on earth, Clevedon will host its very own tumultuous musical celebration. A rousing night of popular music and singalong songs to raise funds to maintain and develop Clevedon Marine Lake.

£12

(including flag & song sheet)

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26th May 2018 (9am – 9pm)

CLEVEDON CANOE CLUB 12 HOUR CHARITY PADDLE

Clevedon Canoe Club is holding a 12-hour charity paddle at Clevedon Marine Lake in aid of Meningitis Now. There’ll be lots going on not just paddling! To help Clevedon Canoe Club raise as much money as possible, simply come along and join in the fun between 9am and 9pm.

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In support of MARLENS

3rd June 2018

CLEVEDON AQUATHLON

A fun challenge for both novices and sprinters, staged along Clevedon’s historic seafront. It’s the perfect opportunity to swim and run through history, from 1869 when the pier opened to 1929 when the lake opened, open to all, all in one day – in 2018!

£15

(per person)

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In support of MARLENS

17th June 2018

CLEVEDON SWIM RUN

A great opportunity for fitness fanatics to enjoy multiple swimming and running laps along Clevedon’s historic seafront. It’s an adventure race for people who love to get wet, run and scramble.

£15

(per person)

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CHALLENGE

27th May, 10th June & 16th September 2018

WESTON-SUPER-MARE’S OPEN WATER SERIES

Entries are open for Weston-super-Mare’s Open Water Development Series at Clevedon Marine Lake. The Series is open to all Clubs in the South West and beyond. The events include progressive distances ranging from 750m to 5k. It’s a great opportunity to dip your toe into competitive open water swimming if you haven’t before!

£22

(per person)

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In support of MARLENS

1st July 2018

CLEVEDON LONG SWIM

A swim that makes history. Be part of an annual tradition dating back to 1928, by enjoying the mile long swim from Ladye Bay, under England’s only Grade 1 listed pier to finish on Clevedon Beach, with a little help from the tide. You can choose to wear a wetsuit or not.

£15

(per person)

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In support of MARLENS

24th June 2018

AVON GORGE BOAT TRIP

A trip to the Bristol Channel you’ll never forget! Marlens is hosting a cruise down the Avon Gorge on ‘Tower Belle’, starting from Wapping Wharf (SS Great Britain Dock). The three and a half hour cruise includes locking out at the Cumberland Basin onto the tidal river, dramatic views of Brunel’s Suspension Bridge, the Avon Gorge, M5 Bridge and the Bristol Channel.

£18

(including cream tea on board)

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CLUB

May to August 2018

SOUTH AVON CANOE CLUB

SACC is a club serving the South of Bristol and North Somerset. Founded in 1987, SACC is a club for people looking to paddle with friends old and new, whether you are a beginner starting out and wanting to develop your skills or an experienced paddler looking to have fun and make new friends.  SACC has over 160 members, made up of individuals, families and accompanied children, who enjoy recreational paddling on placid water, white water and the sea, whatever the weather.

TUE

7.30pm – 9pm (weekly)

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April to August 2018

CREATEFIT

CreateFit is running 4 x 4-week blocks of supervised, group open water swimming coaching sessions, perfect for swimmers looking to improve open water confidence, introduce and enhance open water swimming skills, event preparation, equipment and acclimatisation. For more information and bookings, click on the adjacent weblink.

THURS

7pm – 8pm (weekly)

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April to September 2018

CLEVEDON SAILING CLUB

A supervised session for children aged 8 and above, covering basic understanding of how a boat sails as well as learning steering and handling skills. An RYA accredited training centre whose aim is to teach 10-17 year olds the sailing skills they need to progress from the safety of Clevedon Marine Lake to the more demanding environment of the Bristol Channel.

FRI

6.30pm – 9pm (weekly)

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May to October 2018

CLEVEDON CANOE CLUB

CCC runs instructed paddling sessions on Clevedon Marine Lake for children aged 8 and above on Sunday mornings from 9am until 12 noon, aimed at learning and improving canoeing and kayaking skills, on a range of craft including Sit On Tops, Kayaks and Open Canoes.

SUN

9am – 12 noon (weekly)

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May to September 2018

PAC-TRI

Pac-Tri runs a series of progressive open water swimming sessions on Clevedon Marine Lake during the summer months. These take place once a month on a Sunday morning, 8am-9am. Each session is tailored to the different skills required for competitive triathlon swimming in open water, and the introduction covers acclimatisation, anxieties, the environment and kit.

SUN

8am – 9am (monthly)

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Address

Clevedon Marine Lake
off Old Church Road
Clevedon BS21 7TU

OS Grid Reference

ST 39695 70900

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