Asker svømmeklubb and Bærumsvømmerne have the pleasure of welcoming you to participate in the Nordic Open Masters Championships on the 14th and 15th of October 2016 in Landøya, Asker. Asker is a beautiful urban coastal area approx 20-25 km from the city center of Oslo. For those who are first time visitors to Oslo, there will be a good selection of attractions to choose from; The Holmenkollen ski-jump, Viking Museum, Kon-Tiki museum, Vigeland sculpture park and of course Akershus Fortress overlooking the Aker Brygge shopping and restaurant area. Asker also has some nice spots; The Oslofjorden coastal musem, the protected wooden 18-century-village of Vollen, and the beautiful lake Semsvannet. Asker Center is a small town-center with plenty of shops, restaurants etc.
Transportation between the hotel in Sandvika and the pool in Landøya
We offer transportation on Friday the 14th and Saturday the 15th for the cost of 250NOK for both days. The bus will leave in good time before the competition start, so that you will all have a good warm up in the pool. It will return to the hotel when the competition is done - on both days.
The sign in is binding and you need to sign in the list below before Thursday 29th of September. Pending enough participants (min 45-50 persons) Sign in for bus transport here.
Please note that the competition is not open for pre-master swimmers. The competition pool has a six lane 25 meter pool for the competition. A small heated 10 m pool can be used as a warm up/swim down pool during the competition sessions. Se PDF for more details about the pool. More information about the lunches available between the Saturday morning and afternoon sessions will be posted on the competition web page and facebook page.
The pool at Landøya
Some of the local master swimmers