Family swim at The Lido

YOU MOVE LOW COST FAMILY SWIMMING

Families registered with You Move here in West Oxfordshire will have the opportunity to swim for £5 throughout the summer holidays until Friday 9 September. WHAT’S ON OFFER: Spaces are being reserved for You Move families in afternoon sessions Tuesday through to Friday, 2-5pm, from 26 July. These are family swims open to all ages with both the main pool …

Camilla’s long Swim for the Lido!

Camilla’s Long Swim for The Lido!

SWIMMER RAISING MONEY FOR CHIPPING NORTON LIDO! Lovely Lido fan Camilla Notman has just finished a channel-length swim in our pool in aid of a cancer charity and has decided to do another one in aid of… The Lido! As most of you know, The Lido has been run as a charity* since 2004, championed by a committee of voluntary trustees who …

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. …

BBC DRAMA FATHER BROWN SET

BBC Drama Filming Day

Last week Chippy Lido was transformed in to Chummy’s Holiday Camp for BBC drama, Father Brown! Regular swimmers will have noticed we were closed for the whole of Thursday last week and we can now reveal what was going on… the BBC booked the site for the day to film scenes for it’s popular daytime drama show, Father Brown. Blockley …

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 …