outdoor swimming

Brockwell and Tooting Bec Lido water polo returns for 2019

Two of south London’s iconic Lidos have joined forces to host another summer of recreational water polo sessions for all ages, genders and ability levels set in scenic locations.  Brockwell Lido and Tooting Bec Lido will be the homes of the sessions, hosted by South London Swimming Club. Newcomers are welcome to try it out with a FREE intro session.

The season will also contain the first-ever outdoor water polo tournament in London, welcoming teams from as far away as Cambridge and featuring involvement from ex Team GB players.

North Versus South Swimming Gala

Following on from the success of last years revival gala between Brockwell and Parliament Hill Lidos the Brockwell Lido Swim Team were invited  for a rematch in celebration of Parliament Hill Lido 80th year. The Parliament Hill Lido Swim Team won but Brockwell Lido Swim Team put on a good show and got in a several wins against tough opposition. The Brockwell Lido team ranged in ages from 26 to 71 and included representation from Brockwell Icicles, Streamline Swims and individual swimmers.

Gala Day at the Tooting Championships

A gala day was had by Brockwell Swimmers at the seventh Tooting Cold Water Swimming Championships 2017. Our first two teams came a disappointing second to last in the relays, but triumphed in our third race by coming sixth out of six. Result!

An amazing day full of fun and lots of cold water. Hats off to the South London Swimming Club and all their hard working volunteers for running such an amazing event. We look forward to their Invitation Gala happening in March.

Brockwell Swimmers go PHISHing

Brockwell Swimmers travalled up north to swim at the annual Parliament Hill Ice Swim Hootenanny (PHISH) on Saturday 21st January. Never wanting to be outdone by other London pools, such as our comparitively warm Brockwell, their water was cooled to a decidedly chilly 2°C! But with the sun shining, hot coffee and bacon butties on standby, and a very cosy 80°F sauna, nobody was complaining.

Team Brockwell win medals in Poland

Brockwell Swimmers traveled to Poland to take part in the Fourth International Winter Swimming Championships. This year’s venue was the beautiful and historic port of Gdansk with the 25 metre course positioned at the marine in the centre of town.

Make a Splash for Brockwell

Brockwell Swimmers have again been invited to enter a team for the annual Tooting Lido Heron Invitation Gala happening Sunday 20th March. The race is for all abilities and the distance is only one width. With our honour at stake this is surely a challenge we cannot refuse.

Brockwell Lido Swimmers racing at Tooting Bec Lido

Tooting Bec Invitation Gala


Your Lido Needs You!


Brockwell Swimmers have been invited to make up a team for the annual Tooting Bec Lido Invitation Gala 2015 happening Sunday 8th March at 10am.


Having proved ourselves competent swimmers at our very own Gala earlier this month [the future of which has been put into question by managers of the centre] surely this is a challenge we cannot refuse?!


The event is free to enter and will start prompt at 10am moving briskly though the races to finish at around 11:30am, so no hanging around getting cold. We will need to find around twelve swimmers to enter all the races so please ask any friends you know with a Brockwell connection.


Last time we actually won some medals! so hoping for a repeat performance.There will also be their lovely sauna to relax and warm up in, and of course plenty of cake.


If you are interested in swimming please contact info@brockwellswimmers.com or call Tim Sutton on 07803 206 204.


Go Team Brockwell!

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