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 …

Clarkson's Auction for The Lido

Clarkson’s Auction in aid of The Lido

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Our (in)famous Auction of Promises will take place on Friday 2 June in the Town Hall. Jeremy Clarkson has kindly volunteered his services as auctioneer once again and we already have a brilliant range of lots, including holidays in Italy, Scotland and Tenby, a tour of the Alpine Formula 1 factory, delicious foodie experiences, tractor driving with Kaleb, and much, …

Nathan Phelps

Let’s Give Nathan a Boost!

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Lido fan and local legend, Nathan Phelps of Whistlers Chipping Norton is getting back on track for his marathon swim, despite illness and set backs to his traing regime. Swimming a marathon can not be taken lightly and the training for it can be brutal, so please give Nathan a much needed boost by visiting his fundraising page (details below) and …

Cafe at Chippy Lido

Cafe Staff Needed

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The Lido is seeking a part-time second chef for its café for the summer season. We are looking for an individual aged 18+ with catering experience, able to prep, cook and serve food and drink, and happy to work alone at quiet times and as part of a friendly team when we are busy. The successful applicant will be sociable …

National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification (NPLQ) Course

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Would you like to train and work as a lifeguard for The Lido? At the heart of The Lido are our wonderful team of lifeguards, who span many different ages and backgrounds and are our ambassadors for fun and safety in the water. You need to attain the National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification (NPLQ), and we have a course for brand …

The Lido at Chipping Norton is recruiting for staff for the 2023 season!

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The Lido is a precious community-led outdoor facility in the Cotswolds with swimming pool and toddler pool, large lawn and lovely café. We offer swimming alongside activity classes, and we are a community space for meeting, play, exercise and relaxation. Our friendly and welcoming team are a key part of a visit to the Lido and we value our wonderful …

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Sunset swim and famous dog swim

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Our second sunset swim and famous dog swim are booking online now. The sunset swim is this Friday 19th August from 7.30pm, while the dog swim rounds off the season at 4pm on Sunday 11th September. Both events are also essential fundraisers for our lovely Lido, so we welcome your support. For more information and to book your tickets, please …

Sunset over the pool

Summer Solstice Evening Swim

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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 …

Tai Chi

Tai Chi on The Lido lawn

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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, …