Open Water Swim – Bare it for the Bard

Shakespeare Hospice – Open Waters Swim

Date: Sunday 7th August 2022

Venue: Spot-On Wake, Wootton Park, Wootton Wawen, B95 6HJ

On Sunday 7th August we’ll be returning to Spot-On Wake for our Bare it for the Bard Open Water Swim Challenge in memory of Sharne Phipps.


This year’s event will be bigger and better with 2 swims to choose from:

• Challenge Swim (10 starts) – swim as many loops as you can in 1 hour!

• 1-hour Freestyle Swim (11.15 am or 12.30 pm start)

Fun family activities

There will be activities on the day to keep the whole family entertained including the one-of-a-kind Aqua Jungle (ages 8+ ) and demonstrations from some of Spot-On Wake’s seasoned wakeboarders.  

Register today 

It costs £10 per person to take part and we ask that you raise a minimum of £30 in sponsorship for the Hospice. Once you’ve registered you’ll receive a link to your personal fundraising page which you can share with family and friends. All swimmers will receive a branded Shakespeare Hospice swim hat and will take home a medal and certificate on the day.

Please note: to take part in this event, it is a requirement of Spot-On Wake that you sign a waiver before you can enter the water. A link to the waiver will be provided once you have registered your place.


  • You must wear a brightly coloured swim hat – we recommend using our branded hat free with your registration (swim hats are available to purchase from the office at Spot-On Wake)
  • The use of a wetsuit is optional but recommended (wetsuits are not available to hire at Spot-On Wake)


  • Participants must be 14 years or over on the date of the event and should be strong and competent swimmers.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 MUST have a signed consent form from a parent/guardian.

Lifeguards will be in attendance and on duty at all times during the event.

We would like to say a huge thank you to our hosts Spot-On Wake for the use of their stunning facilities. Without them, we could not provide this fantastic event!

to find out more contact the fundraising team on 01789 266852 or


Aug 07 2022