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!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

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
Andrew PriceMaleV40
Anne ForrestFemaleV50
Brendan ZecevicMaleV40
Brian McGillMaleV40
Cameron Derrett MooreMaleSenior
Carol McCollFemaleV70
Carolanne MacDonaldFemaleV40
Eilidh McGillFemaleJunior
Erika FennFemaleJunior
Ethan MooreMaleJunior
Eve AldermanFemaleJunior
Hermione PriceFemaleJunior
Isobel McGillFemaleJunior
James StruthersMaleJunior
James TingleMaleJunior
Jessica MackenzieFemaleJunior
Linzi MillerFemaleSenior
Louise ZecevicFemaleV40
Lucy StruthersFemaleJunior
Michelle HughesFemaleV50
Oliver MacDonaldMaleJunior
Patrick StruthersMaleJunior
Patrick ZecevicMaleJunior
Rosa ZecevicFemaleJunior
Ruby WilliamsonFemaleJunior
 Name Gender Age Category

750m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Ailidh BrownFemaleSenior
Alexandra RigbyFemaleSenior
Brigitte SteeleFemaleJunior
Bronwyn VernonFemaleJunior
Candice MathesonFemaleSenior
Cara McClureFemaleJunior
Carolyn ForanFemaleV40
Daisy McCormickFemaleJunior
Delrie HobbsFemaleV70
Doug SpencerMaleV40
Douglas WoodMaleV70
Elizabeth VernonFemaleV40
Emily DoddsFemaleSenior
Fatima AcostaFemaleSenior
Finnie McLearyFemaleSenior
Fiona StewartFemaleV40
Gillian MackenzieFemaleV40
Gillian CochraneFemaleV50
Gillian SteeleFemaleV50
Heather McLarenFemaleV40
Helen HarrisonFemaleV50
Ian AndersonMaleV50
Isabel MarsdenFemaleJunior
Isabella SteeleFemaleJunior
Isaías SilvaMaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

1500m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Adah EastFemaleJunior
Agata NowakowskaFemaleSenior
Alastair MacnaughtonMaleV60
Alexandra HusseyFemaleSenior
Alistair BlythMaleV50
Allison GrubbFemaleV40
Andrew FergusonMaleV40
Andrew SouthernMaleV50
Beth MchughFemaleV40
Cara WalkdenFemaleV40
Carolanne MacDonaldFemaleV40
Carrie-Ann SimpsonFemaleV40
Charleen NugentFemaleV50
Charlie SimmsFemaleSenior
Chloe HendersonFemaleSenior
Chris HewittMaleSenior
Claire MowatFemaleV40
Claire WilkieFemaleSenior
Clare CarsonFemaleSenior
Clare HutchisonFemaleSenior
Daniella LindsayFemaleSenior
David FergusonMaleV40
David MarshallMaleV60
David CarsonMaleSenior
Debbie JacksonFemaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category

3000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Adam WallMaleSenior
Africa Hegla GarciaFemaleSenior
Alex ChandlerMaleV40
Alexander MccullochMaleV40
Andrew ThomsonMaleV60
Andrew PriceMaleV40
Angela BichanFemaleV40
Angus GrayMaleSenior
Caroline MacGregorFemaleV50
Catriona KilgourFemaleSenior
Chris EvennettMaleSenior
Chris HorneMaleV50
david GriffinFemaleV60
Doug CramondMaleV60
Eilidh MackayFemaleSenior
Elsa RichardsonFemaleSenior
Fiona MurdochFemaleV50
Imogen WalkerFemaleSenior
Iona LiddleFemaleJunior
Jacqueline StrebeFemaleV60
james mckennaMaleSenior
John FergusonMaleV50
Judy TraynerFemaleV50
Katie MoffatFemaleSenior
Kerrie McCrae-MortonFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

5000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
FemaleV50
alastair mckieMaleV60
Alex HoltumMaleV60
Alison JonesFemaleV50
Allison MathewsFemaleV60
Amy SewellFemaleSenior
Ann GregoryFemaleV60
Brian KellyFemaleV50
Cameron Derrett MooreMaleSenior
Carole MartinFemaleV40
Caroline WylieFemaleV50
Catherine BunnFemaleV40
Charles BriggsMaleSenior
Cheryl WhiteFemaleSenior
Clare WrightFemaleV50
craig samuelMaleSenior
Cynthia van der HorstFemaleV50
David BeswickMaleV50
Devon TroupFemaleSenior
Elinor OwenFemaleSenior
Emma MccluskeyFemaleV40
Emma CaddowFemaleSenior
Emma GrahamFemaleV40
Emma CrowleyFemaleSenior
Emma HigginsFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

10000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Alex CookseyMaleSenior
Alistair LockettMaleSenior
Andrea NorrisFemaleV50
Andrew HutchinsonMaleSenior
Andrew MarshallMaleSenior
Andy TurnbullMaleV50
Anna CrampinFemaleV40
Bill BlairMaleV60
Brad MunsterMaleV50
Bryan MillerMaleSenior
Bryan HuffmanMaleV50
Calum RossMaleSenior
Ed MellanbyMaleV40
Gemma MorganFemaleSenior
Grant StewartMaleV40
Jack DobsonMaleSenior
Jonathan HoltumMaleSenior
Joshua CartwrightMaleSenior
Kate SharmanFemaleV40
Mark FearMaleV40
Mark RussellMaleV50
Mark RussellMaleV50
Marlies VreeswijkFemaleV40
Martin CookseyMaleSenior
Mary HennessyFemaleV40
 Name Gender Age Category