Sunset over the pool

Summer Solstice Evening Swim

For the first time since 2019, we are pleased to offer you the chance to swim into the sunset! On Saturday 25th June, 7-10pm, join us for our late evening midsummer swim event to celebrate the solstice. With a special menu, hot and cold drinks, and a licensed bar, admission is £7 (adults) / £3.50 (under 18s). Swim under dusky …

Clarkson's Auction

Clarkson’s Auction in aid of The Lido

We are delighted that Jeremy Clarkson has agreed to take up his role as auctioneer again on Friday 13th May to help us raise essential funds for our beautiful Lido. We are indebted to everyone who is pulling together to make the evening happen, especially our incredibly generous donors. It is an impressive and varied list of lots. Now, all …

Family swim at The Lido

2022 recruitment

The Lido is beginning to wake up, ready for the 2022 season that starts in April, and we are looking to recruit a cashier / receptionist and a qualified lifeguard. Work is on a part-time, flexible shift pattern, including some weekend shifts. Applicants must be 18+ and must be available some weekdays as well as weekends through April to July, …

Tai Chi

Tai Chi on The Lido lawn

While the pool is now closed, there are six sessions of Tai Chi on The Lido lawn this autumn. Running on Wednesdays, 6.00-7.10pm, this outdoor class is suitable for beginners and improvers, aged 16+. You can find out more about Tai Chi here, or simply come along and give it a go – it really is for everyone! Dates: 15th, …

Sun sets on 2021 season

Sun sets on our 2021 season

The sun sets on our 2021 season on Sunday 12th September. Sadly, we will not be marking the end of the season by holding a dog swim this year. As a highly sociable, energetic and crowded event for both dogs and people, we cannot guarantee our human participants’ safety during the pandemic. Rather than compromising or restricting the event, we’d …

Family swim at The Lido

Changes from 19th July

With the imminent relaxation of national Covid restrictions, we are pleased to confirm what changes from 19th July. All sessions continue to be pre-booked, online or by phone. Our capacity remains the same in all early bird, adult and lane swims, and in our exercise classes. However, from 26th July the capacity of family swim sessions will increase to 60. …

The National Lottery Sport England

Community Leisure Relief Fund award

We are delighted to report that The Lido has been successful in its application for a grant from Sport England’s National Lottery supported Covid-19 Community Leisure Relief Fund to assist with its recovery from the pandemic. Not only does this grant help us to recover some of the losses resulting from last year’s extremely short and costly season, but it …

The Lido Café

Vacancy

The Lido is looking for a café supervisor, or supervisors, to work in our newly refurbished café, preparing simple hot and cold food and drinks, purchasing and controlling stock. Friendly customer service, an ability to work under pressure, and attention to food hygiene and cleanliness are essential. The café will open between around 10am and 6pm each day, including weekends, …

Swimming Lessons at The Lido

Junior Intensive Swimming Lessons

We are delighted to offer two weeks of Junior Intensive Swimming Lessons with Jess Miles in the summer holidays. Running Monday to Friday, 26-30 July and 2-6 August, there will be three beginners’ classes, an improvers’ class and an advanced class. The beginners’ classes (NPTS stage 2-3) are at: 9.45-10.15am, 10.15-10.45am and 10.45-11.15am. These classes are for small groups of …

Lido lawn

Tai Chi at The Lido!

Starting on Wednesday 16th June, then every Wednesday until 14th July, we are delighted to offer Tai Chi classes here at The Lido, 1.15-2.15pm followed by an optional swim 2.15-3.00pm. Instructed by John Hickson, these sessions are suitable for complete beginners upwards, age 16+. From early years to 100+ years, Tai Chi has something to offer everyone. Physical movement and …