Safety Kayakers wanted for Swim Serpentine event – 24/25 Sept 2016

| August 25, 2016

Swim Safety TriathlonSwim Safety are recruiting safety kayakers for a brand new open water swimming event, Swim Serpentine. The event will take place in Hyde Park over the weekend of 24th and 25th September 2016.

Event details

Venue: Hyde Park, Central London
Timings: 08:30 – 17:00 (both days)
Pay: £80 per kayaker per day
Food: Lunch is provided
Parking: Available, free of charge, on-site

Register online here: Further details will then be sent via email a couple of weeks’ prior to the event.

What’s required?

Swim Safety are recruiting a team of 60 safety kayakers to support the event over the weekend, on both Saturday & Sunday. The role of the safety kayaker is to supervise the participants as they complete the one mile open water swim course, in the Serpentine. Kayakers must be of a suitable standard to carry out the role, meeting the following criteria:

  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Competent paddler – of at least 2-star standard
  • Able to provide your own boat & kit – please speak to us in advance if you’re not able to do this
  • If you hold one of the qualifications listed here it would be an advantage

More information

If you have any questions or queries, please get in touch with Martin Suzan at Swim Safety Ltd on or see

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