Snowy Chippy Lido

2021 recruitment

Swimming in The Lido may still look and feel a long way off. However, behind the scenes, we are planning for that moment and looking ahead to a new season. As you know, quite apart from our beautiful setting and clear blue water, also key to the fantastic experience that is a swim in Cotswolds fresh air is our wonderful …

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2021, here we come!

While we imagine most of us are delighted to wave 2020 goodbye, it is worth a quick backwards glance, if only to thank you for your support of Chippy Lido during a difficult year. Having had to open late and adapt our operations, it was great how many of you got to swim during our abbreviated season. It really endorsed …

2020 sunset

2020 season ends

As the sun has now set on this strange 2020 season, we would just like to say thank you to everyone who supported us. Most sessions were fully booked and we received some wonderful feedback from both regular swimmers and visitors from further afield. Huge credit and gratitude is due to all the Lido staff: lifeguards, cashiers and the marvellous …

Lido yoga

Sunday morning yoga

Yoga on the lawn is back! Starting 16th August, then every Sunday morning, 10.30 – 11.30am, yoga taught by Lucy Crane-Lupton in the open air (weather permitting) for safe practice. Limited capacity and pre-booking essential by phone or email (01608 643188 / info@chippylido.co.uk). Please bring your own mat/blanket/rug/cushion/water bottle, as no equipment can be borrowed or shared. £8 per session …

Pool warming up

Welcome Back (soon) for a Swim with a Difference!

We are pleased to confirm we can open The Lido in 2020 and we should be able to announce the opening date soon. Please bear with us. You may have read Emma Pusill’s illuminating article on the challenges facing pools around the country. If so, you will understand this is no easy task and many Lidos simply will not open …

#OpenOurPools

#OpenOurPools campaign

THE LIDO’S OPENING CONTINUES TO BE DELAYED BECAUSE OF THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC. Our first responsibility is to keep our customers and staff safe, and to follow government guidance, so we still cannot give you a new opening date. We are desperately disappointed that swimming pools remain closed despite the latest easing of lockdown restrictions in England. …

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Wish You Were Here – our postcard project

We miss you! If you are missing us too, please send us a postcard to tell us what you love and miss most about The Lido. Download a blank postcard here, or pick one up in Chipping Norton from The Fibreworks or from outside The Lido. Write your message on the back and make a picture for the front… a …

Pool at the ready

A message to the Lido community

You will be aware that the Lido’s opening has been delayed because of the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Our first responsibility is to keep our customers and staff safe, and we will always comply with government advice on this matter, so it is at present impossible to give you a new opening date. We are desperately disappointed to …