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
June 24th With storms, a possibility Monday afternoon We've repeated the storm/swimming safety procedure . Weather pundits predicting rain and thunderstorms tomorrow, Monday afternoon. Apparently, there will be a 50 % chance of thunderstorms between midday and around 3pm. So if you’re swimming in the Lido, sadly, the first clap of thunder will clear the … Continue reading Storm Policy
The Lido Friends Committee and The Friends would like to say a big THANK YOU to Josh, Zac, the wonderful Lifeguard Team, Naomi and Kelly in the cafe and Steven and Vivacity for putting on the Solstice Sunrise and Sunset Swims. The Sunrise event was especially appreciated with the event of the clear skies after … Continue reading Thank You
July 6th. Evening Skinny Dip 7.30 to 9.30pm. Part of The Great British Skinny Dip. The Event is open to anyone. You do not need to be a member of any organisation or club. Everyone is welcome - just come and enjoy swimming without clothes. This is the perfect place to try swimming naked. https://www.greatbritishskinnydip.co.uk/ … Continue reading Skinny Dip
Join us to celebrate the Solstice again this year. Have a fantastic swim in good company and watch the sun come up or an evening swim and see the sunset. Celebrate the Solstice with us. A Sunrise swim from 4.30 am. to 7.30 am. Sunrise 4.37 and the weather looks promising. cost £12.50 Friends discount … Continue reading Summer Solstice Swim