West Reservoir Centre is a unique water sports facility that now offers open water swimming in the centre of London in the Borough of Hackney - on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The centre regularly holds open water coaching and training sessions thoughout the week as well as Tri-event competitions.


We have open water swimming sessions throughout our summer months on the following days:

  • Thursday evenings 5.30pm - 7.30pm.  Last entry to water 7pm*
  • Saturday/Sunday mornings 7.30am - 9.30am. Last entry to water 9am

*From mid September, last entry to the water on Thursday evenings will depend on the light and therefore may be earlier than 7pm.


You’ll need to be minimum of 14 years old and have done an induction at the centre.

Better Membership Card -  £5.00 entry

West Reservoir Better Membership - Free entry

Non-Members -  £10.00 entry

All members or non-members must complete an induction, before attending for the general swim. A wetsuit is mandatory for the induction.

To book an induction  Click Here

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