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Just get on with it

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Rosie Temple, a member of the Serpentine Swimming Club removing ice from the lido in the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London
William de Laszlo, a member of the Serpentine Swimming Club removing ice from the lido in the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London

phrase - "Just get on with it" is a saying used by members of the Serpentine Swimming Club, a group of hardened and eclectic swimmers, endurance athletes, fitness swimmers and triathletes based in London, England.

Serpentine Swimming Club[edit]

The headquarters of the Serpentine Swimming Club are located at the lido in the Serpentine in Hyde Park. It is an all year-round open air swimming club. The main thrust and organisation of the club revolves around the Saturday morning handicap races, held at 8:00 throughout the year. Wetsuits are not permitted for the races. The most well known of the races is the Peter Pan Christmas Day Race. During winter months the water temperature is very low and the lake does occasionally freeze, whilst in the summer the water can reach tropical temperatures over 20°C (70°F).

Location[edit]

The Serpentine Lake is situated in London's Hyde Park. The club has its own (somewhat Spartan) changing facilities and members are permitted by the Royal Parks to swim in the lake in the mornings before 9:30 am.

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