The Triathlon Training Centre and OpenWaterSwim.co.uk

Based at Bray Lake Watersports Centre in Bray, Berkshire, SL6 2EB. A stunning 50 acre watersports lake in the heart of the Berkshire countryside.

What’s on.

The Triathlon Training Centre (ttc) and OpenWaterSwim.co.uk (ows) are run by Richard Stannard, a former professional triathlete , with decades of experience and a former swimmer at Loughborough University, he has won 8 world titles during his career. He continues to compete into his fifties and still leads elite races out of the water all over the globe. In addition to his achievements as an athlete, Richard is a dedicated successful coach, assisting athletes at all levels, regularly introducing first timers to open water, helping athletes improve their technique in all three disciplines and he even coach at an Olympic Games!

The Triathlon Training Centre – Bray Lake, Bray Lake Watersports, Bray, Maidenhead, SL6 2AZ


Our open water swimming sessions are based at Bray Lake, we have several different coached sessions available including our popular introduction to open water swimming two stage course (more information here.)


With Bray Lake a short distance away from the Chiltern Hills there are many cycling routes to choose from, both on road and off road (gravel or mountain bike).

We run several bike sessions from the lake including our Thursday Night Triathlons where you never leave the lake side using our dedicated turbo training platform providing a stunning view over the lake as you ride.


Set at the foot of the Chilterns the Chilterns Cycleway is a 170 mile (274 km) circular route in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, linking attractions, market towns and places of interest. (more information here.)

In addition to the miles of road and off road riding available in the area we also have regular KickR turbo training sessions. The coaching group turbo session are held through out the year and are an ideal way to improve and keep your fitness during the winter months and also allow fine tuning in the summer months.


 Maidenhead running track is located at the nearby Braywick Park providing a cinder 6 lane track. We hold regular Wednesday Night Interval sessions. Bray Lake has a looped run course plus the immediate surrounding area contains several miles of leafy country footpaths and the Thames towpath – all perfect for a post swim run.

What’s On.

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Telephone: 07511 501312

Email: triathlontrainingcentre@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetritrainingcentre/

Twitter (now known as X): @richardstannard

Instagram: @richardstannard