Auction of Promises

22nd November, The Grand Auction

Yes, he’s back! On Friday 22nd November, Jeremy Clarkson returns to his role as auctioneer at The Lido’s Auction of Promises. To be held at Chipping Norton Town Hall, with doors opening at 7.15pm ready to start the auction at 8pm, this promises to be an evening of fun and furious bidding, raising essential funds to maintain the fabric of …

Chippy Lido Lottery

The Lido Lottery – September’s winners!

More than 40 years ago, the people of Chipping Norton ran a weekly lottery to raise the funds to build a swimming pool. Good ideas don’t go off, so there is currently a monthly lottery raising vital funds to keep the pool open for future generations. This month’s winners are: 1st: Susan Smith (188): £105.75 2nd: Kate Embden (92): £63.45 …

End of Season Round Up

As the 2019 season draws to a close we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us this year! Wether you are a season ticket holder, a regular early bird swimmer or just a visitor on holiday to the area, you have all helped to keep us running for another year. We are open …

Chippy Lido activities

Activities update

Chippy Lido isn’t just for swimming – try Aquafit, yoga and synchro too!

Aug BH timetable

August Bank Holiday Timetable

The weather’s fine and there’s lots of swim time available this weekend. Saturday 24th Aug 9am-11am adults only 12pm-7pm public swim Sunday 25th and Monday 26th Aug 9am-12pm adults only 12pm-7pm public swim Could be busy, so feel free to call us on 01608 643188 if you want to check whether there’s a queue.

OWL course

Open Water Lifeguard (OWL) course on 14th Sept

On Saturday 14th September 2019, The Lido is running a one-day Open Water Lifeguard (OWL) course. If you already have the RLSS UK NPLQ qualification and would like to be able to lifeguard at open water events and activities, this course is for you. Learn all the skills you need and qualify in a day (OWL qualification valid for two …

Swimming Lessons at The Lido

Junior lesson spaces still available

Our junior group lessons are booking fast but there is still space in each of the four weeks they run, starting on Monday 29th July. The lessons run Monday to Friday for children 4 years and older, with confident 3-year-olds accepted after a quick assessment (please contact us to check). Our class for the youngest children, Complete Beginners (at 10.30am), …

Water play ducks

Summer Holiday Paddle & Play

Our free water play session for under 5s resumes in August on Thursday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd at 11am-12.30pm. Held in conjunction with the ACE Centre, these sessions include toys, floats and games, a special café menu and there’s no need to book – just come and play! Open to all children under 8; parents, carers and children aged …


Adult Group Swimming Lessons

On Sunday 4th and Sunday 11th August we have adult group lessons for anyone 17+ able to swim a length of the pool (25m). Running 11.00am-12.00pm, these stroke technique workshops will concentrate on all those personal tips that will help make you a better swimmer and can cover any stroke you’d like to work on. The price per lesson is …

NPLQ Lifeguard Training

NPLQ Lifeguard Training

Gain your National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) at Chippy Lido! NPLQ Lifeguard Training Sunday 7th – Friday 12th July The NPLQ covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguarding Theory, First Aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool. Training and assessment for the …