A Phenomenal Year What a year this has been. From the early opening on April 1st to to the sad closing in mid December as the colder weather closed in. Our Lido continues to attract visitors from all over the Country and the comments in the Visitors book are testament to this. Who can forget … Continue reading A Roundup of 2023.
By Monica Ilett and edited by Sophie Etheridge. August 2023 This year the Lido has welcomed a number of new swimmers with various disabilities. With the closing of St Georges Hydrotherapy pool and several unfortunate periods when the City's Regional pool had to close, a number of swimmers found or returned to the Lido. One … Continue reading Sophie’s Channel Challenge
By David Godfrey FoPL Chairman Newsletter
By Susan Broccoli 'We Love Peterborough' Photos by Susan Broccoli and Clare Marshall Friends of Peterborough Lido volunteers helped set up this unique performance of the Summer Outdoor Theatre from Mask Theatre - Faustus. They will ensure you have a good experience and adhere to safety regs by ensuring you’re not going near the pools … Continue reading Faustus at the Lido
Friends of the Lido got together this afternoon and added another 200 flowering plants to the flowering planters and the entrance flower beds. The flowers were kindly provided by David Fail and were added to those planted earlier this year. Nick, Paul, Clare and Ellis were joined by Ellis' mum, Jo and grandmother Janet. Under Ellis' … Continue reading Midseason Flowerbed Regeneration.
Solstice 2023, as the dawn chorus heralded in the 2023 summer Solstice the Lido sunrise swimmers were greeted with the sun creeping over the horizon in a clear blue sky. This morning our Lido's 5th Solstice Sunrise swim since 2018 almost 200 swimmers arrived to enjoy an early morning sunrise swim with a light breakfast … Continue reading The Summer Solstice 2023
A look back at 80 years of Peterborough's Lido. A BBC Film from June 2017, The year the Lido Friends came together. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-cambridgeshire-40359329
Ellis Hannan, a Friend of Peterborough Lido and young horticultural enthusiast together with Tesco's Community Champion project team, Ejaz and MJ and Friends of the Lido Volunteers, Kay and Clare gave a few hours of their time on Saturday, planting the flower bed outside the Lido entrance and the planters inside. A huge thank you … Continue reading The Flower Beds and Planter get their Seasonal Overhaul.
With a last push to prepare then tomorrow, we're open! March 31st and volunteers from the Friends of Peterborough Lido have been busy all week helping the Lido team with cleaning, painting, weeding and getting the lockers ready in preparation for the official opening tomorrow Saturday Members of the Friends of Peterborough Lido enjoyed their … Continue reading Spring 2023
By Clare Marshall FoPL Vicechair. On 21st. March 2023 the Friends of Peterborough Lido held their Annual General Meeting to which all paid-up members were invited. The meeting was held at the Hampton Premier Fitness Centre café. The Vice-Chair provided an overview of the last year including thanks to all who were involved. The Annual … Continue reading FRIEND OF THE LIDO MARCH 2023 AGM