Join us for an Open water swimming experience you will never forget.

World famous Loch Lomond is our venue – a truly spectacular location in the shadow of the mighty Ben Lomond. We are working closely with Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, and have their full support.

The loch has a proud history of swimming events, and we will be using the familiar entrance and exit points and course associated with the main slipway at Drumkinnon Bay.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

What’s Included

We have everything in place to ensure an enjoyable day and fantastic experience.

  • Full land and water safety and First Aid team
  • Chip Timing
  • Finishers’ Medal
  • Finishers’ Memento
  • Swim Cap
  • Bag Drop Tent
  • Changing Tent Facilities
  • Car Parking

Car Parking

Car Parking will be within the grounds of the Lomond Shores Retail Village near Balloch (follow signs from the A82).

The Race HQ village will be near the Duncan Mills Memorial Slipway and Maid of the Loch berth

Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park

Visit Scotland Loch Lomond


Getting there by rail

The nearest station is Balloch: https://www.scotrail.co.uk/plan-your-journey/stations-and-facilities/bhc

From Balloch station, there is a 10 min walk to Drumkinnon Bay.

ENTER ALL 3 EVENTS FOR 10% OFF

For the ultimate Go-Swim challenge why not enter all 3 events at Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and Loch Morlich.
You can choose different distances, so why not start small and finish big!

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250m | The family-friendly option (13:00)

250 metres (the equivalent of 10 lengths of a standard 25 metre pool) of open water swimming/splashing/doggy-paddling in the beautiful waters of Loch Lomond.

Suitable for Age 8 and above, every child aged under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult (1 adult per child). In this case and adult is anyone aged 18+ years old. Wetsuits are compulsory.

£30.00

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750m | A great place to start (12:15)

A great Introduction into Open water swimming.

This is a 750m swim which is equivalent to 30 lengths of a 25m Pool. Average completion time 20 minutes.

This event is suitable for Entrants 12 years and over.

£40.00

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1500m | Get a feel for the open water (10:45 | 11:15)

This swim is suitable for swimmers of all abilities.

The distance is 1500m which is equivalent to 60 Lengths of a 25m swimming Pool.

Average completion time 40 minutes, this event is suitable for those aged 16-years and above.

£45.00

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3000m | A great open water challenge (10:15)

This 3000m distance swim is best suited to more experienced swimmers looking to go that little bit further.

Equivalent to 120 lengths of a 25m swimming pool, swimmers must be able to reach 1500m (Half way) within an hour, Cut off times will apply to those that have not reached this point.

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

£50.00

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5000m | A full-on swim adventure (08:00)

This 5000m distance swim is best suited to more experienced swimmers looking to go that little bit further.

Swimmers must be able to reach regular cut-offs (TBC, but assume approx. 1 hour per 1500m).

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

£60.00

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10000m | The BIG one! (08:00)

This 10000m marathon distance swim is really only suited to more experienced swimmers who have long swims (3K+) under their belt already.

Swimmers must be able to reach regular cut-offs (TBC, but assume approx. 1 hour per 2000m).

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

£70.00

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SKINS:
Non-wetsuit options

You must have previous experience of swimming without a wetsuit and preferably this should be at an Event. We will assume that in entering the skins option that you have been training for this event in skins and have suitable experience of skins swimming to be able to complete this event safely.

Tow Floats will be compulsory for all Skin Swimmers and you can purchase those from our friends at Lomo Here . Remember for all other competitors wetsuits are compulsory. Shortie type wetsuits are allowed if you are an experienced swimmer, but we recommend full length arms and legs due to the cold temperatures. If you are susceptible to the cold, we would also recommend neoprene hats, socks and gloves. Please see our wetsuit guidance Here for more information.

250m SKINS | (13:30)

250 metres (the equivalent of 10 lengths of a standard 25 metre pool) of open water swimming/splashing/doggy-paddling in the beautiful waters of Loch Lomond.

All SKINS events are only avaible to those aged 16 or over

£30.00

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

750m SKINS | (12:30)

This is a 750m swim which is equivalent to 30 lengths of a 25m Pool. Average completion time 20 minutes.

All SKINS events are only avaible to those aged 16 or over

£40.00

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

1500m SKINS | (11:30)

This swim is suitable for swimmers of all abilities.

The distance is 1500m which is equivalent to 60 Lengths of a 25m swimming Pool.

All SKINS events are only avaible to those aged 16 or over

£45.00

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

ENTER ALL 3 SKINS EVENTS FOR 10% OFF

For the ultimate Go-Swim challenge why not enter all 3 events at Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and Loch Morlich.
You can choose different distances, so why not start small and finish big!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Sponsors & Partners

Message from Lomo

We are delighted to be the official delivery partner of Go Swim Loch Lomond. It is a great privilege and honour for Lomo to be a part of growing the sport here in Scotland and we look forward to another excellent weekend in Balloch. We stock a wide range of wetsuits, drybags and swimming equipment, please visit our website for more information.

LOMO WEBSITE

Entrants 2024

The below list of entrants only includes those who have allowed us to share their entry.
If you have entered and would like to appear here, please login and edit your entry and tick to appear on website.

250m Entries

 Name Gender Age Category
Sam CampbellMaleJunior
Michelle HughesFemaleV50
Patrick ZecevicMaleJunior
Rosa ZecevicFemaleJunior
Brendan ZecevicMaleV40
Louise ZecevicFemaleV40
Anne ForrestFemaleV50
Tracey HunterFemaleV50
Linzi MillerFemaleSenior
Patrick StruthersMaleJunior
James StruthersMaleJunior
Lucy StruthersFemaleJunior
James TingleMaleJunior
Ruby WilliamsonFemaleJunior
Skye WilliamsonFemaleJunior
Jessica MackenzieFemaleJunior
Scott MackenzieMaleV40
Sheila RamsayFemaleV60
Eilidh McGillFemaleJunior
Isobel McGillFemaleJunior
Brian McGillMaleV40
Erika FennFemaleJunior
Ruth FennFemaleV40
Cameron Derrett MooreMaleSenior
Ethan MooreMaleJunior
 Name Gender Age Category

750m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
colin gordonMaleV40
Emma GordonFemaleJunior
Bill PatersonMaleV50
Estelle RolfeFemaleV40
Mandy PowellFemaleV40
Shona HedleyFemaleV50
Lesley PatersonFemaleV50
Carrie Ann SimpsonFemaleV40
John SimpsonMaleV40
Fatima AcostaFemaleSenior
Delrie HobbsFemaleV70
Douglas WoodMaleV70
Heather McLarenFemaleV40
Mary IngramFemaleV60
Melanie GrierFemaleV50
Sarah BurgessFemaleV50
Ailidh BrownFemaleSenior
Doug SpencerMaleV40
Sharron RiddFemaleV50
Sheila TraynorFemaleV50
Scott WardropMaleV50
Maralyn ReidFemaleV70
Jacqui PetrieFemaleV60
Mae MellanbyFemaleJunior
Rosa MellanbyFemaleJunior
 Name Gender Age Category

1500m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Lesley JohnstonFemaleSenior
Frances KingFemaleSenior
Philippa ForresterFemaleSenior
Kamar Ameen-AliFemaleSenior
Danielle EllisFemaleSenior
Ruth WatersonFemaleV50
Rebecca HarrisFemaleV40
Samantha HarrisFemaleV40
Anne MatossianFemaleV60
Robyn PatrickFemaleSenior
Anne BroderickFemaleV40
Mahmoud MoadeliMaleV50
Elspeth MurrayFemaleSenior
Talvinder PanesarMaleV40
Tom BrockMaleSenior
Karen PhilpFemaleSenior
Miss Angie SomervilleFemaleV40
Jeffrey WintersMaleV70
Stuart ReidMaleV50
Nathan TalbotMaleSenior
Ellie HarrisFemaleSenior
Jane O'NeillFemaleV40
Matthew BeckfordMaleSenior
Claire WilkieFemaleSenior
Alexandra HusseyFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

3000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Amy ReedFemaleSenior
Luca GrahamMaleSenior
Declan McAuleyMaleSenior
Joseph DunnMaleV60
Finton GreenMaleV40
Peter CarrMaleV50
TIM FELTHAMMaleV60
Maurice CurtinMaleV60
Lauren ChalmersFemaleSenior
Stephen MacintyreMaleV60
Jocelyn McKenzieFemaleJunior
Ashita WaterstonFemaleV50
Kate McconvilleFemaleSenior
Fiona ChambersFemaleV40
Dylan Theedam ParryMaleSenior
Karen MurphyFemaleV50
Caroline GriffinFemaleV50
Sarah McPakeFemaleSenior
Tony QueenMaleV50
Ludovic RoyMaleV40
Catriona KilgourFemaleSenior
Eilidh MackayFemaleSenior
Tom CratchleyMaleSenior
John FergusonMaleV50
Alexander MccullochMaleV40
 Name Gender Age Category

5000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Michael GunnMaleV50
colin gordonMaleV40
Sally WoodFemaleSenior
Andrew YoungMaleV50
Kevin McNamaraMaleSenior
Sebastian HarrisonMaleV40
Andrew PatrickFemaleV60
Ellen KilgourFemale
Daniella HarrisonFemaleV50
Jeannette JosephFemaleV60
Pam PrenticeFemaleV40
Michael RivkinMaleV60
Kyle MurtaghMaleSenior
Lucy AdamsFemaleV40
susie RooneyFemaleV40
Liam McLaughlinMaleSenior
Noah BernardMaleV50
Martyn HutchisonMaleSenior
Murray KilgourMaleSenior
Lorraine CullenFemaleV40
Emma GrahamFemaleV40
Carole MartinFemaleV40
alastair mckieMaleV60
Shelley BuckleyFemaleV40
Jill HowarthFemaleV60
 Name Gender Age Category

10000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Josh TuckerMaleSenior
Emma ScullyFemaleSenior
David SavageMaleSenior
Neil MacGregorMaleV40
Stuart ReillyMaleSenior
Scott DavidsonMaleV50
Ed MellanbyMaleV40
Andrew HutchinsonMaleSenior
Joshua CartwrightMaleSenior
Mark FearMaleV40
Marlies VreeswijkFemaleV40
Kate SharmanFemaleV40
Sarah AlexisFemaleSenior
Paul WeeksMaleV50
Robert Watson JoblingMaleSenior
Calum RossMaleSenior
Andy TurnbullMaleV50
Andrea NorrisFemaleV50
Jonathan HoltumMaleSenior
Mary HennessyFemaleV40
Grant StewartMaleV40
Gemma MorganFemaleSenior
Anna CrampinFemaleV40
Peter GrantMaleV40
Andrew MarshallMaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category