£7 (£5 child)

Up to 30 minutes

6:15am – 6:45am


open water swimming at the wave near bristol


  • You’ll need to be a competent swimmer. If you’re looking for a more casual splash in the lake you might be interested in our Play in the Bay sessions.


  • All swimmers must wear a swimming cap
  • You’re welcome to wear a swimming wetsuit when the water is cooler
  • We do have our hire surf wetsuits available, please note these are not specific swim wetsuits
  • You can check the water temperature on our website (top right hand corner)
  • Please try and arrive for the 6:15am start time, bear in mind there is a 10/15 minute walk from the car park

swim in the lake

There are lots of ways to enjoy being in water and some of those are best without waves!

Enjoy the lake for an hour open water swimming session, in a still lake without waves.

Swimming sessions will be up and down the channel of the lake (nearest to the pier)

Book Swimming

Play in the Bay

Opening Times

Our opening times change throughout the year. We're now open 7 days a week 6am - 10:30pm
Aerial view of The Wave in Bristol inland surfing lake with waves

Food & Drink

We have an on-site café bar serving declicious food and drink.
Delicious breakfast served at the Wave's bar in Bristol