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.

£25.00 or £30.00 after 30/04/2024

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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.

£35.00 or or £40.00 after 30/04/2024

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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.

£40.00 or £45.00 after 30/04/2024

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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.

£45.00 or £50.00 after 30/04/2024

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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.

£55.00 or £60.00 after 30/04/2024

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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.

£65.00 or £70.00 after 30/04/2024

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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

£15.00 or £25.00 after 31/01/2024 or £30.00 after 30/04/2024

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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

£25.00 or £35.00 after 31/01/2024 or £40.00 after 30/04/2024

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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

£30.00 or £40.00 after 31/01/2024 or £45.00 after 30/04/2024

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
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
Eve AldermanFemaleJunior
Andrew PriceMaleV40
Hermione PriceFemaleJunior
Stella RedmondFemaleV50
Carolanne MacDonaldFemaleV40
Oliver MacDonaldMaleJunior
Carol McCollFemaleV70
 Name Gender Age Category

750m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Maralyn ReidFemaleV70
Jacqui PetrieFemaleV60
Mae MellanbyFemaleJunior
Rosa MellanbyFemaleJunior
Cara McClureFemaleJunior
Gillian CochraneFemaleV50
Daisy McCormickFemaleJunior
Luciana BrondiFemaleV50
Jennifer DawesFemaleV40
Susan ThomsonFemaleV50
Joy BurtonFemaleV50
Emily DoddsFemaleSenior
John DoddsMaleV50
Louise MackenzieFemaleJunior
Gillian MackenzieFemaleV40
Michelle RobisonFemaleV50
Zarah PattisonFemaleSenior
Kirsteen ConwayFemaleSenior
Kiran Dulai-BurnsFemaleSenior
Candice MathesonFemaleSenior
Alexandra RigbyFemaleSenior
Naomi MooreFemaleSenior
Isaías SilvaMaleSenior
Finnie McLearyFemaleSenior
Michelle PlantFemaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category

1500m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Chloe HendersonFemaleSenior
Nicholas HendersonMaleV40
Grace AuldFemaleSenior
Allison GrubbFemaleV40
Claire MowatFemaleV40
elizabeth neilFemaleV40
Lydia HurdmanFemaleSenior
Sarah RobertsFemaleV50
Ruth GeorgeFemaleV60
Julie ShepherdFemaleV60
Alastair MacnaughtonMaleV60
Elaine BoydFemaleV50
Jacqueline SimpsonFemaleV60
Simon TingleMaleV50
Victoria BatesFemaleV50
Isla SwalesFemaleV40
Chris HewittMaleSenior
Michelle BorlandFemaleV40
Beth MchughFemaleV40
Niamh LightfootFemaleV40
Niall LightfootMaleV40
David CarsonMaleSenior
Clare CarsonFemaleSenior
Mary CarsonFemaleV60
Lesley SwiftFemaleV60
 Name Gender Age Category

3000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Jacqueline StrebeFemaleV60
Nicolas GeorgeMaleV60
Katie MoffatFemaleSenior
Africa Hegla GarciaFemaleSenior
Andrew ThomsonMaleV60
Laura WilliamsonFemaleV40
Angela BichanFemaleV40
Alex ChandlerMaleV40
Lukasz JankowskiMaleV40
Kerrie McCrae-MortonFemaleSenior
Vanessa MuddFemaleV50
Lorraine WatkinsFemaleV50
Margaret SeedsFemaleV50
Iona LiddleFemaleJunior
Judy TraynerFemaleV50
Stuart LiddleMaleV40
david GriffinFemaleV60
Richard HallMaleSenior
Lauren BrownFemaleV40
Moira KennedyFemaleV60
Margaret ArmittFemaleV60
james mckennaMaleSenior
Stuart MarsdenMaleV40
Andrew PriceMaleV40
Nikki YoungFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

5000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Clare WrightFemaleV50
Nicole KennyFemaleV50
FemaleV50
Amy SewellFemaleSenior
Cynthia van der HorstFemaleV50
Charles BriggsMaleSenior
Frances Leahy-KellyFemaleSenior
Brian KellyFemaleV50
Hannah DryFemaleSenior
Thomas Fletcher WilsonMaleSenior
Emma HigginsFemaleSenior
Stuart MartinMaleSenior
Minne ChristensenFemaleSenior
Kirsty BaileyFemaleV40
Suzanne PoolFemaleV50
David BeswickMaleV50
Matthew DuBeryMaleV50
Jemma GerstenbergerFemaleSenior
Neil CameronMaleV50
Michael DaleyMaleV70
Margaret McGillFemaleV70
Ian ChessarFemaleV50
Philippa MccallumFemaleV40
Victoria BullockFemaleV50
Elinor OwenFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

10000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
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
Mark RussellMaleV50
Nathan EstallMaleSenior
Bryan MillerMaleSenior
Moira HarkinsFemaleV40
Brad MunsterMaleV50
Jack DobsonMaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category