Chill East Lothian – North Berwick Courses

Who is this for?

To qualify for a free place you must:

  • Live within a North Berwick Postcode Area. If you live outside of these areas you may be able to attend but may need to pay.
  • First time on a Chill Course
  • Be able to walk 1 mile
  • Be able to swim 50m in a pool

Who provides this?

  • Chill East Lothian


Making the most of the beautiful beaches of East Lothian, Chill are offering introductory cold water immersion courses to provide a safe and supportive way to access the health benefits of cold therapy. This course is open to adults of all ages in the North Berwick area with no previous experience necessary.

This is an exciting, safe opportunity for you to improve your physical and mental health. The course takes place in the open water for introductory sea swimming sessions to improve wellbeing and naturally help manage anxiety and depression.

June Course:

This course will be two sessions a week for a total of 4 weeks. Each session will take about 1 hour with between 10-30 minutes in the water. A lifeguard will be present for the duration of the session.

Date: 3rd June, 7th June, 10th June, 14th June, 17th June, 21st June, 24th June, 28th June

Time: Saturday mornings 8.30am and Wednesday evenings 7.30pm OR Saturday mornings 9.30am and Wednesday evenings 8.30pm

Please click this link to register:

July – September Course:

This course will be one session a week for a total of 8 weeks. Each session will take about 1 hour with between 10-30 minutes in the water. A lifeguard will be present for the duration of the session.

Date: 22nd July, 29th July, 5th August, 12th August, 19th August, 26th August, 2nd September, 9th September

Time: 8.30am OR 9.30am

Please click this link to register:

How do I access this?

To find out more about Chill please visit, search ‘Chill East Lothian’ on facebook or email us at You can also watch this YouTube clip to see what to expect on our course:

Is there a waiting list?



Free. Courses funded by the North Berwick Trust

Location information

West Bay beach

Contact Details

Chill East Lothian
West Bay Beach, North Berwick

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Chill North Berwick 2023
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Types of support on offer:

Outdoor Activity
Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Loneliness/isolated groups

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