Open Water Swimming and SwimRun Courses and Coaching

Love SwimRun now offer open water swimming and swimrun coaching! If you are just starting out on your open water journey or need a bit of help to improve your confidence and technique then a session with us could be just what you need! Based in Llyn Padarn in the beautiful Padarn Country Park, North Wales, you’ll have a stunning back drop to your swimming session! You’ll be expertly looked after by a fully qualified and insured coach who has been exploring Llyn Padarn and the surroundings mountains for many years.

As well as running group introduction courses for open water swimming and swimrun we offer 1:1 swimming and swimrun coaching for those of you that would prefer some more individual help tailored to your specific needs and goals.


Introduction To
Open Water Swimming 

To SwimRun

To Winter Swimming

Your coach: Chloe Rafferty

Chloe is passionate about open water swimming having jumped into her first Welsh lake 9 years ago! Since then she has explored most of the lakes, rivers, waterfalls and beaches in Northern Snowdonia as well as finding somewhere to swim wherever ever she travels! Chloe has taken part in many open water swimming and swimrun events in the UK and abroad including two 10km swims and winter swimming events. As well as managing Love SwimRun and organising all the events we run each year, Chloe holds a number of outdoor qualifications and has plenty of leading and coaching experience under her belt. Her newest qualification allows her to begin sharing her love of open water swimming with you!

– STA Level 2 Open Water Swimming Coaching
– UK Athletics: Leadership in Running Fitness
– UK Athletics: Safeguarding in Athletics
– Mountain Leader Award
– Rock Climbing Instructor
– Mountain Bike Leader
– REC Outdoor First Aid