Last Friday evening was the last of the Lido Summer Midnight swims. Despite the summers unsettled weather patterns, around 80 to 90 people came along to enjoyed the opportunity to swim in the moonlight. The night was cool, but the warm Lido waters reverberated to the sound of people, young and old, having such a … Continue reading Midnight once More.
Vivacity's second Midnight swim in the Lido is fast approaching and promises to be another fantastic night. Friday, August 9th at 9.30 pm. to 12.30am. is the date for your diary. The cafe will be open. Although there may be storms in the early morning the weather (hopefully) looks as if it will be favourable … Continue reading Midnight Swim
On Thursday August 1st the cafe will only be selling limited drinks and food only. There will be no hot food due to a mid season deep clean.
Siblings Still Swimming together after many years By Clare E Marshall 16th July 2019. On the night of the midnight swim, my brother and I parked up in the rain ready to share the late-night swim together. Vivid memories of the fun we had swimming in the lido, as children flooded back and in particular, … Continue reading Siblings
by Clare E Marshall Those of us who attended the Summer Solstice swims, may have noticed one man swimming up and down the length of the pool, continuously without a break! Whilst the rest of the Solstice swimmers sat around enjoying their post swim food and drink, Paul Chapman continued swimming relentlessly, achieving 3 miles … Continue reading The Longest Swim on the Longest Day.
Rain What Rain. You are never too old for a new adventure. Despite the sudden ‘Cloud burst’ my Husband and I ventured to the Lido to the Midnight Swim. There are insufficient superlatives in the dictionary to describe the feeling of joy swimming in the warm water under a black sky, twinkling lights, laughing with … Continue reading There’s Magic in the Air
A Magical Moonlight Midnight Swim Dusk at our magical moonlit Lido Vivacity are putting on a Midnight swim this coming Friday, July 12th. Time from 9.30 pm to 12.30 am. The cafe will be open for refreshments Apart from the Solstice swims the Lido hasn't seen a moonlight midnight swim for many decades. Come along … Continue reading For Your Delight
Who wouldn't want to swim in this magnificent setting. https://youtu.be/r7uqVEcEPW8
Our Lido friend, John, has been swimming in this pool since 1962. Today he is 90 years young. Vivacity and his friends in the 'Lido Friends' put together a small celebration this morning with Vivacity providing a cake. Congratulations John, may you have many more years swimming.
Solstice 2019 Reminisces Sunrise 2019 Really lovely swim on summer solstice morning thank you! Staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfast was tasty. The water was much warmer than I expected! I will definitely be coming back for a swim soon, it would be great if there was always an “early” swim slot as … Continue reading The Solstice, See what you missed/or enjoyed