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Open-water swimming at King Lear lake has started

Open-water swimming at King Lear lake, Watermead park.  Wednesday evenings 6.30-8pm and Saturday mornings 8-9.30pm.  Check out the open water swimming page on our training page for more information.

Open-water swimming due to start early May 2018

We are in the process of preparing things to start our open-water swimming season at King Lear lake.  We are waiting for the results of the water quality tests, but are hoping to have the results back and to start the swim sessions early May.  A notice confirming when these sessions will start will be posted […]

2018-19 Club membership

It is now time for you to renew your club membership for the 2018-2019 membership year. To renew click on the ‘Sign up’ in the top right-hand corner of the website, or visit the ‘Membership‘ page. Full details of the cost of senior, student and lake-only membership are available on the membership page.

2017 Flashman cancelled

We are sorry to announce that the Flashman Sprint Triathlon race has been cancelled.  Unfortunately due to the opposition of some residents local to the run route we have decided to cancel , rather than take race entries and find that we cannot offer a viable race later in the day.  We are very disappointed […]

Change to Thursday sessions

From Thursday 8th December, the two Thursday night swim sessions at Braunstone Leisure Centre will run simultaneously, in one hour session starting at 8pm. There will be some lanes dedicated to the endurance session and a couple/few lanes dedicated to the technique session. The coaches will manage the number of lanes applied to each depending […]

Triathlon World Record!

TRIATHLON WORLD RECORD! Congratulations to LTC club members Haseeb Ahmad, and Duncan Shea-Simonds as his guide, who achieved a World Record time for a blind athlete to complete an Ironman-distance race last weekend (2nd October 2016).  Haseeb completed Ironman Barcelona in a spectacular time of 11 hours 3 min 31 secs.  What makes it even more […]

Swimming @ Braunstone Now Back On from 22nd Sept.

Thursday swimming is back on from 22nd of Sept. The Braunstone pool reports that the issues with the pool divider are now solved. Both sessions will be running as per normal: technique session from 8pm to 9pm, and endurance session from 9pm to 10pm. We hope to see you all there Thursday.

This week’s swim session

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THURSDAY SWIM SESSIONS at Braunstone Leisure Centre. There is a problem with the adjustable floor and boom mechanism at Braunstone pool and it is divided into two. Both swim sessions are going ahead but we will only be able to use the deep end, and will have to swim widths. The 8-9pm […]

The (new) Flashman Sprint Triathlon

Why not sign up for the Flashman Sprint Triathlon on 31st July 2016?  This is the Leicester Triathlon Club’s own Sprint Distance race, taking place at Welbeck Sixth Form Defence College.  Visit the Flashman page of our website, or the Flashman Sprint Triathlon Facebook page for more information.


OPEN WATER SWIMMING AT KING LEAR LAKE The first swim session of the season will be on Wednesday 11th May (6.30-8.00pm).  We are hoping lots of people will swim at the lake this year, so please come along and join us! Next Wednesday 4th May, we will be carrying out the ‘safety swim’ and would […]