Swimming and Water Safety Lessons

Cavan Water Safety Summer Programme

The County Cavan Water Safety Committee has arranged the following programme of Swimming and Water Safety Instruction Classes throughout the County for the summer period, 2021.

Please note, due to Covid-19 it is necessary to register and pay online in advance at the links below.

Location Dates Registration Link
Gartylough, Arvagh 28th June - 9th July bit.ly/Arvaghwatersafety
Annagh Lake, Butlersbridge 28th June - 9th July bit.ly/Annaghwatersafety
Greaghlone Lake, Shercock 28th June - 9th July bit.ly/Shercockwatersafety
Lough Sheelin, Crover 5th July - 16th July bit.ly/Croverwatersafety
Killykeen, Killeshandra 5th July - 16th July bit.ly/Killeshandrawatersafety
Halton's Cootehill 12th July - 23rd July bit.ly/Cootehillwatersafety
Fitzpatrick's Shore, Gowna 12th July - 23rd July bit.ly/Gownawatersafety
Brackley Lake, Bawnboy 19th July - 30th July bit.ly/Brackleywatersafety
Lavey Lake 19th July - 30th July bit.ly/Laveywatersafety
Conaty's Point, Munterconnaught 26th July - 6th August bit.ly/Conatyspointwatersafety
Ballinmore - Riversdale 2nd August - 13th August bit.ly/Riversdalewatersafety


Instruction sessions are scheduled to commence at 11am each day (weather permitting).

Charge for instruction is €35 for two weeks per pupil. Water Safety Personnel are not responsible for pupils outside of actual water safety classes. 

For further information, please contact your Local Area Committee or the Water Safety Development Officer, Johnson Central Library, Farnham Street, Cavan or by telephone on 087 252 1106, Monday – Friday, during office hours. 


Swimming Safely in Open Water

Open water swimming has both physical and mental health benefits for us all. Many people describe the
feeling of intense satisfaction after plunging into cold water. But before you dive in, make sure you have the know-how you need to stay safe, by reading the Water Safety Ireland free guide to swimming safely in open water