Training sessions

We carry out open water training sessions and activities each saturday morning throughout the year and each thursday afternoon from may to october. Thus we are a club that promotes the practice of open water simming in the sea, we also have technical sessions in pool on tuesdays.

Who are these training sessions addressed to? To all those swimmers and triathletes, whatever level they have, who want to improve their swimming technique as well as to increase their aerobic resistance in order to swim long distances. We have different groups according to the experience and pace of the group, so you can come no matter if you are an amateur swimmer or you already have experience in open water swimming.

Do you want to come for a free session? We offer you a completely free session. Just fill the following form and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Timetable

Month Training session Location
All the year Technical session in pool. Tuesday from 8 to 9,30 p.m AE Bon Pastor
Open water session. Saturday from 10 to 11,30 a.m BISC Barcelona
From may to september Technical session in pool. Tuesday from 8 to 9,30 p.m AE Bon Pastor
Open water session. Thursday from 6,30 p.m to 8 p.m and Saturday from 10 to 11,30 a.m BISC Barcelona

Fees

Fee: € 44 / month Accident insurance, rescue and
civil liability for open sea
Unlimited access to BISC
Mon-Sun from 7-22h
Operational safety in open sea trainings
Directed sessions in open sea trainings Exclusive club material without cost
Technical sessions in the pool Quarterly swimming trips to
natural environments
Directed “dry” sessions Special prices for the weekend Stages
Check the fee page for more information

Facilities

BISC2 Our hedquarters are located at BISC Barcelona. We meet there for our open water training sesions and many other activities that we schedule throughout the season. BISC Barcelona offers modern changing rooms for all the people attending to our sessions as well as lockers to leave their belongings. It also has a cleaning and drying room for wetsuits.

All our members have free access to the different areas within BISC Barcelona: fitness room, spinning, sauna, etc.

BISC Barcelona Location: Moll de la Vela, s/n, Parc del Fòrum (BISC Barcelona map).

More information at: www.bisc.cat

AE Bon Pastor Pool training sessions take place at AE Bon Pastor, where we have special exclusive lanes for our trainings. This center also offers changing room and showers for all our members.

Location: C/ Costa Daurada, 12 Barcelona. (see map)

More information at: www.aebonpastor.org

 

Training sessions

Each open water session lasts 90 minutes while pool training session have a duration of 60 minutes

Training content

The sessions are mainly focused on renforcing some of the following aspects:

  • Distance.
  • Sea orientation (search of rerferences)
  • Buoy turning (useful for open water competitions)
  • Exercises in pairs (coordination, balance, etc)
  • High-intensity exercises
  • Drafting
  • How to swim in group

Our trainer will plan the session in detail according to the different paces and previous experience of the group.

Requirements
The participants declare to be in good physical conditions and not to have any injury that coud worse as a consequence of this activity. Therefore, he/she declares to be in good physical conditions to take part in an open water swimming route, and that he/she wants to VOLUNTARILY take part in it, accepting the risks that could derive as a consequence of his participation in the moment of the booking.

Activities

As a complement to the training sessions and open water competitions, we organize complimentary activities to better know the environment in which we practice our sport.

Besides, we also organize extra trainings in some week-ends during the year. The purpose of them is to have some extra training sessions out of our usual location, and in a more relaxed atmosphere. Some of these activities are also addressed to families, friends and people from outside the club.

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Some examples:

Next activities

  • Technical sessions in pool.
  • Swim Stage Calella.

Swim Camp Barcelona – Custom training for groups

We also offer Swim Stages, an intensive custom training addressed to open water swimming fans with the purpose of helping them to prepare competitions, challenges, have a better swimming technique, or even introduce them to open water swimming.

These special trainings will take place in BISC Barcelona, which has a direct entrance to the sea and a closed area to do the training sessions whatever sea conditions we have.

This center offers modern changing rooms for all the people attending to our sessions as well as lockers to put your belongings. It also has a cleaning and drying room for wetsuits. Participants can also use the fitness area, spinning room, sauna, etc.

If needed, BISC barcelona offers accomodation and is an excellent option for those who want to concentrate on swimming and not to worry for anything else.