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 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 …

The Lido Café


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 …


Half term timetable

Please click/tap the image or title for details of some minor adjustments to our usual timetable during half term (w/c Mon 31 May)…

Lessons info

Half term children’s swimming lessons

From Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th June 2021, we are pleased to offer three levels of children’s intensive swimming lessons with our successful and popular teacher, Jess Miles. 10.30-11.05am – Improvers’ course for children already able to swim 25m and confident in deep water (recommended for NPTS stage 4-5). Aim is to improve confidence, stamina and stroke style. 11.15-11.50am – …


Activities are back!

We are delighted to resume our programme of activities to complement swimming and make the most of our lovely space.

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View from the office

Receptionist required

The Lido is renowned for its beautiful setting and clear blue water, but our wonderful staff are also key to the fantastic experience that is a swim here. Would you like to join us? We are seeking a receptionist, starting w/c 19th April, to work Monday-Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm. While we welcome applications from anyone aged 16+, we are particularly …