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
Weather getting you down? … Don’t underestimate the joys of * * * swimming in the rain! * * * Swimming in the open air is exhilarating and energizing … there’s nothing better than swimming in sparkling-water and to be able to look around to see blue skies and green trees … so our website … Continue reading Summer on hold
News Flash Friends will need their membership card to get a Solstice swim discount. Early morning sunrise swim. 4.30 am. to 6.45 am Tickets £12.50p, Friends membership £10.00p. Price includes full English breakfast. Vegetarian options will be available Please remember to fill dietary requirements on the booking form. Evening sunset swim. 8 pm to Midnight … Continue reading Solstice Swims update.
By Janet Martin. Along with members of Vivacity Management and our own Lido Duty Manager, Josh, I was lucky enough to attend this event at Woodhall Spa on Wednesday 29th May, which was organised by the Historic Pools of Britain. The Society is an organisation dedicated to celebrating and supporting the many indoor and outdoor … Continue reading Historic Pools of Britain Conference and Launch of The Lido Guide
By Janet Martin. More than 70 swimmers have signed up to Friends’ membership during the first few days of the 2019 Lido Season. The Friends’ membership year runs from pre-opening day each year – and this is because one of the benefits of membership is the exclusive pre-season swim available to members. It is a … Continue reading 70 … and Counting!
SUMMER HAS ARRIVED AT PETERBOROUGH LIDO! By Janet Martin It’s been eight months since we were last able to enjoy swimming in our wonderful Lido, and many of us have been counting the days until we could savour the simple pleasure of swimming here once again. As our website proudly advocates – there is nothing … Continue reading It’s Official-
Four days to go..... Not long now Over the last few weeks, the lovely Peterborough Lido grounds has been woken up from its winter hibernation and has been the hive of activity. A great deal of planning and work goes into clearing the winter's detritus away. Scrubbing, painting repairing and generally renovating the building goes … Continue reading Getting ready for Summer 2019.