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Posts Tagged: "lido"

12 Great UK Lidos

Nothing beats the freedom and the beauty of swimming in the open water, but if you’re landlocked or unable to get to your nearest river, lake or seaside, then an open air pool is the next best thing! We’ve picked out some of the most beautiful and interesting lidos from across the country. How...

In-between SwimTreks - Exploring the Lidos of London.

Short of winning the lottery and being able to afford countless trips with SwimTrek every year, outdoor swimming remains a bit of a challenge for me in the UK – too cold, rain, wet suits, buddies –you name it, the excuses are endless!! A chance remark by one of my pals at the end of our last trip...

London Lido Crawl

From my tropical perch, I used to shake my head in disbelief when scanning through the pictures and posts UK swimmers contributed to the popular (among swimmers) Facebook group "Did You Swim Today?" How could people be smiling while swimming in "skins" in water that regularly...

Charlton Lido Celebrates Year Round Opening with a SwimTrek Offer

Charlton Lido is a heated (25 degrees) 50m outdoor Lido which for the first time will remain open all year round and to celebrate the lido is offering a free first swim to anyone who comes to their reception with a copy of SwimTrek's November newsletter. The lido is located at : Charlton Lido...

Open Water Swimming Training Tooting Bec Lido, London, UK

March sees the online sales of our London based Tooting Bec Lido swim program, Londons premiere Open Water Swim training venue. This program is delivered by Open Water Specialist Swim Coach, Dan Abel. Tooting Bec Lido is a 92M long unheated outdoor swimming pool. It is as close to swimming open...

SwimTrek joins the UK Open Water Swimming Championships

January saw the 5th Uk Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido, South London and 350 people braved the chilly waters. SwimTrek entered a relay team dressed as Pierrot clowns and some of the guides valiantly took part in individual races, good use was made of the sauna and hot tub! ...