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We have now closed for the season, and we want to thank everyone who visited us in 2023 🥰 We have enjoyed making new friends, as well as welcoming back our wonderful regulars. Thank you all for sticking with us through all that the climate could throw at us this year. Please take away your best, sunniest memories of The …

Sun sets on 2021 season

Swim into the Sunset

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Join us for a final late evening swim on Saturday 9 September to celebrate the end of the season, with a special hot food menu and BBQ, hot and cold drinks, and a bar 🍷 Swim into the sunset, enjoy a drink and a bite to eat, and gather round the fire pit as the evening draws in 🔥   …

Pike Hike

The Pike Hike

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What on earth is the Pike Hike? Karen Whitehouse and a friend are climbing Scafell Pike to raise money for their favourite local charity – The Chipping Norton Lido. They thought climbing a lovely mountain in the Lake District wasn’t enough to merit your donations, because everyone can do that for fun. So decided to raise the levels of their own …

Lido Slide

Lido Slide Statement

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Following a recent visit, patron Luke Froude kindly launched a GoFundMe fundraiser to reinstate The Lido slide. This former much-loved feature of Chippy Lido was initially a victim of the Covid-19 restrictions but, unfortunately, bringing it back post-pandemic isn’t as simple as having sufficient funds to buy a new slide or refurbish the old one. Updated advice from the Health …

SUP Yoga at The Lido

SUP Yoga is back at The Lido

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We are delighted to announce that SUP yoga is back at The Lido for a last session on Friday 8 September! ⏰ 7.30-8.30pm 🎟 Tickets are very limited and cost £20 each and are now booking online! ℹ️ No paddleboarding experience is necessary; full tuition will be given. Open to everyone aged 16+, you must be able to swim 50m. Our SUP …

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The Lido Dog Swim 2023

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📣 We are happy to announce that our famous Dog Swim will take place on Sunday 10 September from 3.30pm! 🐾 The Dog Swim is an essential fundraiser for The Lido, and is your one chance to bring your best furry friend to the pool, every ticket sold helps keep The Lido open for the future! 👉🏼 The Dog Swim also …

Swimming Lessons

Summer Holiday Swimming Lessons

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Our Junior Beginners’ lessons this summer have almost sold out! With just a couple of spaces available in the first week of the holidays, jump in quick if you’d like to book! We have just one space left for a private junior 1:1 lesson. We do still have some spaces in our Improvers and Advanced junior classes. If your child …

JC KC and lifeguards

Jeremy Clarkson’s Auction Success

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Jeremy Clarkson and a packed Town Hall of Lido lovers raised over £13,000 for the pool, ably supported by Kaleb Cooper whose promise of a personal tractor lesson (in Jeremy’s Lamborghini) was the highest ticket of the night! Huge thanks to all the local businesses and individuals who supported The Lido so generously by donating lots, and to everyone in the …

Nathan Phelps at The Lido

Whistler’s Restaurant Marathon Man

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Whistler’s Restaurant swimming chef achieved the remarkable feat of swimming 10 km to raise over £2,000 for The Lido on a sunny Sunday in May! Nathan Phelps of Whistler’s Restaurant in Chipping Norton, clocked up 400 lengths without stopping while other swimmers young and old also swam lengths alongside him to achieve a collective community marathon. “We’re so grateful to …

Nathan’s Marathon Swim

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NATHAN’S MARATHON SWIM, FAMILY DAY & BBQ Lido friend and Whistlers’ chef Nathan Phelps is swimming a marathon – that’s 10K or 400 lengths of our pool without stopping!! – on Sunday 28 May, raising vital funds for The Lido in sponsorship and donations. Come and support him on the day, from 10am to 2.30pm, simply to cheer him on …