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

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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

£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
Carol McCollFemaleV70
Sheila RamsayFemaleV60
Michelle HughesFemaleV50
Stella RedmondFemaleV50
Anne ForrestFemaleV50
Tracey HunterFemaleV50
Scott MackenzieMaleV40
Brendan ZecevicMaleV40
Louise ZecevicFemaleV40
Brian McGillMaleV40
Ruth FennFemaleV40
Carolanne MacDonaldFemaleV40
Andrew PriceMaleV40
Cameron Derrett MooreMaleSenior
Linzi MillerFemaleSenior
Oliver MacDonaldMaleJunior
Erika FennFemaleJunior
Patrick ZecevicMaleJunior
Rosa ZecevicFemaleJunior
Hermione PriceFemaleJunior
Eve AldermanFemaleJunior
Patrick StruthersMaleJunior
James StruthersMaleJunior
Lucy StruthersFemaleJunior
James TingleMaleJunior
 Name Gender Age Category

750m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Delrie HobbsFemaleV70
Douglas WoodMaleV70
Maralyn ReidFemaleV70
Susan SimpsonFemaleV60
Mary IngramFemaleV60
Kathleen GreenFemaleV60
Jacqui PetrieFemaleV60
Michelle PlantFemaleV50
Sarah BurgessFemaleV50
Sharron RiddFemaleV50
Sheila TraynorFemaleV50
Scott WardropMaleV50
Gillian CochraneFemaleV50
Luciana BrondiFemaleV50
Michelle RobisonFemaleV50
Susan ThomsonFemaleV50
John DoddsMaleV50
Joy BurtonFemaleV50
Ian AndersonMaleV50
Helen HarrisonFemaleV50
Melanie GrierFemaleV50
Gillian SteeleFemaleV50
Pauline SmithFemaleV40
Sarah SimpsonFemaleV40
Lorna NicolFemaleV40
 Name Gender Age Category

1500m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Iain PrainMaleV70
Keith TaylorMaleV70
Richard BoudreauxMaleV70
John DobieMaleV70
Jeffrey WintersMaleV70
Kenneth HanlonMaleV60
Marcela TaylorFemaleV60
Wilson DianeFemaleV60
Jan BeattieFemaleV60
Wendy RobertsonFemaleV60
David MarshallMaleV60
Elaine RossFemaleV60
Ulrike DamerowFemaleV60
Iain BurnsideMaleV60
Wendy SpiersFemaleV60
Lesley SwiftFemaleV60
Mary CarsonFemaleV60
Jacqueline SimpsonFemaleV60
Alastair MacnaughtonMaleV60
Julie ShepherdFemaleV60
Ruth GeorgeFemaleV60
Glenn TelferMaleV60
Maurice CurtinMaleV60
Mick SerpellMaleV60
Joan TobinFemaleV60
 Name Gender Age Category

3000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Andrew ThomsonMaleV60
david GriffinFemaleV60
Nicolas GeorgeMaleV60
Doug CramondMaleV60
Margaret ArmittFemaleV60
Moira KennedyFemaleV60
Jacqueline StrebeFemaleV60
Robert HartleyMaleV50
Vanessa MuddFemaleV50
Lorraine WatkinsFemaleV50
Margaret SeedsFemaleV50
Judy TraynerFemaleV50
Fiona MurdochFemaleV50
Stephen McNeeMaleV50
Caroline MacGregorFemaleV50
John FergusonMaleV50
Chris HorneMaleV50
Alexander MccullochMaleV40
Laura WilliamsonFemaleV40
Ludovic RoyMaleV40
Angela BichanFemaleV40
Alex ChandlerMaleV40
Stuart LiddleMaleV40
Lauren BrownFemaleV40
Andrew PriceMaleV40
 Name Gender Age Category

5000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Michael DaleyMaleV70
Margaret McGillFemaleV70
Michael RivkinMaleV60
alastair mckieMaleV60
Jill HowarthFemaleV60
Alex HoltumMaleV60
Susie MarriottFemaleV60
Allison MathewsFemaleV60
Ann GregoryFemaleV60
Fiona MurphyFemaleV50
Brian KellyFemaleV50
Cynthia van der HorstFemaleV50
FemaleV50
Nicole KennyFemaleV50
Clare WrightFemaleV50
Suzanne PoolFemaleV50
David BeswickMaleV50
Matthew DuBeryMaleV50
Neil CameronMaleV50
Ian ChessarFemaleV50
Victoria BullockFemaleV50
Gregor KingMaleV50
Heather CarricoFemaleV50
Karla Barnacle-BestFemaleV50
Caroline WylieFemaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category

10000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Bill BlairMaleV60
Bryan HuffmanMaleV50
Phil MandersMaleV50
Scott DavidsonMaleV50
Mark RussellMaleV50
Andrea NorrisFemaleV50
Brad MunsterMaleV50
Andy TurnbullMaleV50
Paul WeeksMaleV50
Mark RussellMaleV50
Mary HennessyFemaleV40
Grant StewartMaleV40
Kate SharmanFemaleV40
Marlies VreeswijkFemaleV40
Mark FearMaleV40
Ed MellanbyMaleV40
Neil MacGregorMaleV40
Anna CrampinFemaleV40
Peter GrantMaleV40
Moira HarkinsFemaleV40
Nathan EstallMaleSenior
Martin CookseyMaleSenior
Stuart ReillyMaleSenior
Alistair LockettMaleSenior
Jack DobsonMaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category