Free parking, Swim with Fully trained safety staff, Lake tested monthly, Coaching available by fully qualified ASA/STA/BTF Coaches

Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Here at Horseshoe Lake, we are lucky enough to have the perfect environment for you to explore this exciting and exhilarating sport. We welcome everyone from nervous first-timers to seasoned pro’s. Whether you are training for your first mile or taking on an Ironman challenge you are welcome to swim with us.


We have a very exciting calendar planned for this season that includes educational courses, charity days and events. You will be safe in the hands of fully trained and knowledgable staff that will be available to welcome and advise you.


So why Horseshoe Lake Open Water Swimming?


  • Fully trained safety staff on the water and land
  • Lake tested monthly. Results available to view upon request.
  • We welcome both wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers
  • Coaching available by fully qualified ASA/STA/BTF Coaches (1-2-1 and group for both adults and children)
  • Educational courses available throughout the season for all levels
  • Free parking
  • Hot showers
  • Wetsuits to hire and purchase in our on-site shop
  • Hot drinks available


Opening times:

Weekends starting 30th & 31st March 2019

Swim Times: 7am - 10am

(Running until the end of October)


Weekday Evening Sessions starting Wednesday 1st May

Swim Times:

Mondays 6pm - 8pm

Wednesdays & Fridays 5.30pm - 8pm

(Running until end of September)






Admission: £6

Block of 10 Swims: £55

Forces Discount (ID must be shown): £5

Affiliated Tri Club: £5 (Membership card must be shown)

(For affiliation details please contact the centre)


Horseshoe Lake Water Sport Activities



Open water Swimming / Holiday Camps / Casual Hire / Private Hire

Open water swimming:

Weekends starting: 7am - 10am

Mon-Weds-Fri evenings: 5.30pm - 8pm 


Casual Hire:
Everyday 10am - 4.30pm


  • Pedalos
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Sit on Top Kayaks
  • If you have Stage 3/Level 2 Sailing then come and hire a sailing boat.
  • If you have BC 1*/BC Start Paddle you can hire out our Closed Cockpit Kayaks


 Multi-Activity Days

Wetsuit hire is included.

If you have a child between the ages of 8 and 14 years old that is looking for a great day out, full of fun and excitement this is the place to be. It is also a great opportunity for them to try a new sport for the first time!

The multi-activity days are available  09:30-16:30. Where your children can come along and make new friends and enjoy new experiences in a range of activities available here at Horseshoe Lake.


The children will do a range of activities during the day which could include any combination of the following; Raft Building, Sailing, Kayaking,


Canoeing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Archery, plus more!!


Opens 2rd April Sailing, Kayaks, Canoes, Paddleboards, Pedalos, Archery, Volleyball, Raft Building, Climbing


    Horse Shoe Lake Activity centre, Mill Lane, Sandhurst, Berkshire, GU47 8JW

  • We're OPEN today 10:00 - 17:00

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 07:00 to 17:00
  • Sunday 07:00 to 17:00