Children’s Open Water Swimming Lessons

Children’s Open Water Swimming Lessons

Learn the basics of open water swimming in the Royal Docks. Lessons are held weekly, so you can track your progress. It’s a great way to try open water swimming for the first time; all abilities are welcome.

This event is free. You can take part by registering in advance using the National Open Water Coaching Association (NOWCA) ACTiO App available on Android or Apple App Store.

Time & date

Mon 29 July–Mon 26 August
Mondays, 2–4pm


Crystal Gardens, Royal Docks, E16 1AH


Free, booking via app

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Art & Culture

Making Space: The People’s Plan

Large-scale artwork reproducing ‘The People’s Plan for the Royal Docks,’ a 1980s community-led project to oppose the airport. Part 2 of artist Jessie Brennan’s 4-part work.

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ExCeL London

The international convention centre has hosted everything from Comic Con to the Olympics.

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Aloft London ExCeL

Four-star Marriott hotel with a dockside restaurant terrace, wood-lined interiors, and a striking skyline.

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