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Masters Swimming

THURSDAY's 1830-1930



About Gary


A former competitive pool swimmer who now competes in open water events.  His most notable recent achievements are winning the Irish National 17k Championships in 2016, winning the Ulster Open Water Swimmer of the Year award from the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association in the same year, completing a swim from Rathlin to Ballycastle and more recently coming second in the Eastern Bay Invitational International Ice Mile event in Lough Dan, Co Wicklow in Feb 2018.


I swim in the skins, non-wetsuit category.
Gary coached CAI and now CGS swimming teams and also the Ulster Schools Swim Team during week long camps in Tenerife from 2011-2014.

Cossum Swim Schools are proud to announce our senior masters’ coach Gary Knox. 


Gary will be holding sessions that cater for

Junior masters - Swimmers aged 14yrs + aimed at those who wish to learn advanced skills. This course may be used as supplementary training for those who are already competitive swimmers or those interested in endurance or open water swimming

Masters swimming is essentially swimming for over 18s,

It encompasses casual fitness swimming to highly-organised competitive swimming. How far you go is up to you, Masters Swimming is open to all with an emphasis on fun or those interested in endurance or open water swimming





Thursdays 1830 - 1930

£75.00 pp x 8 weeks.

Initial ability

Junior Masters 14yrs+  Swimmers must be able to swim 100m Any stroke

Masters 18yrs +  Must be able to swim 200m any stroke

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