All swim sessions are designed to improve your swim fitness. Sessions will focus on technique, strength, endurance and speed. Please make sure you take a drink to all swim sessions.

Note: The start time shown is the time athletes should be ready to swim at poolside.

Liverpool / Sefton  - Mersey Tri Sessions

Crosby Lakeside Open Water: 27 April to September
* Mersey Tri welcomed *
10 a.m. and Monday and Wednesday 6.00 p.m.
£5 per swim (2019).
Bring wetsuit, googles and bright swim hat. Safety cover is provided by canoeists from the centre.

JUNIOR Open Water Swimming at Crosby Lakeside
From Saturday 22nd June 11:30 to 12:30
The session is aimed at 8-16 year old athletes who are already confident swimmers in the pool. The coached open water swimming session that will last approx. 30 mins, is followed by a RUN session.
Please bring wetsuit, goggles, bright swim cap, running kit and a drink. Coach will be in the foyer at Lakeside from around 11:15 to take money and register athletes. Cost for coaching is £3
Please can all athletes be ready to start swimming at 11:30.
Any questions either message or email

Liverpool Watersports Centre Open Water: April to November
* Mersey Tri Welcomed *

Sunday 09:00 to 11:00 and Wednesday 17:00 to 20:00
Skins or wetsuit - your choice. NOWCA registration required.
£5 (2019 price). See Watersports Centre for details.
Safety cover is provided by the Centre.

Collingwood Dock Open Water: 2 May onward…
* Mersey Tri Welcomed *
Thursday 16:45 to 19:45 See WESWIMRUN website for details
180m and 375m course. Safety cover provided by WESWIMRUN.
Skins or wetsuit - your choice.
Free Parking
£5 (2019 price)
Contact: WESWIMRIN for full details

Sea Swimming at Lifeboat rd Beach, Formby. Year round
Swims are governed by high tide times, and suitable weather conditions.
Great opportunity for transition training
Optional beach run afterwards.
FREE to club members and their guests.
Unsupported and Uncoached - swim at own risk.
Invitations are posted on the Official Mersey Tri Facebook Group.

Crosby Pool: October to March
Monday 9 - 10 p.m. £3.00 (collected poolside)
Coached session with 3 lanes.

Formby Pool: October to March
8:15 - 9:15 p.m. £3.50 collected on arrival. PayPal preferred (all details provided in Booking from).
Club members only due to limited space. Coached session with 1 lane.
Booking essential via Mersey Tri Facebook Group or by completing this form HERE (form opens Sunday nights).

Everton Park Lifestyles: (coached)
Thursday 7 - 8 pm
(£3.00 club members, Non members £4.00)

The following are not Mersey Tri coached sessions:

Wavertree Pool:
Monday / Wednesday / Friday / 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Caldy Grange:
Tuesday / 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£3 a session

The Oval Leisure Centre:
Sunday / 4:00pm - 5:00pm
(£3 a session) 

From Sunday, 20th November 2018, there will be a lane for adult swimmers at The Oval session at 3 p.m.

While this will be uncoached, it gives swimmers the opportunity to swim continuously for an hour, or complete their own set. The cost is £3, OR you can then join the coached session at 4 pm, giving you a two hour swim for a bargain price of £5!

West Kirby Marine Lake: 18 May onward…
07:30 to 08:30. Club members only.
Contact: Colin Vallance-Owen