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.

Windrush Aquathlon at Brockwell Lido and Park, June 2nd

Windrush Aquathlon is at Brockwell Lido and Park on 2nd June. A very inclusive and fun race where participants swim 500m in the lido and then run 5km around the park. Every finisher receives a t-shirt and medal. There will also be a junior race over shorter distances. Entries close in 2 weeks! www.windrushtri.co.uk/page/windrush-aquathlon

Midwinter swim in aid of Crisis


Crisis Events Team

  The Crisis Midwinter Swim - Saturday 15 December 2012   



Swim all winter at Brockwell Lido


The pool will be open throughout the winter with five sessions per week 

until the end of March 2013  (when the main swimming season begins)

From Monday, 5th November:

Monday                8.30am – 12.00pm

Midwinter Swim in the Lido for Crisis

Crisis needs 350 hardy swimmers to take the plunge for the charity’s first annual Midwinter Swim at Brockwell Lido near Brixton in aid of Crisis at Christmas on 15 December.

This unique event is being held in the great British tradition of outdoor swimming and there are three categories to choose from:

Swimmers who just want to jump in and out
Swimmers in fancy dress
Swimmers who want to swim 100m (two lengths)

Participants will receive a safety briefing at 11.45am followed by a group jump-in at midday on Saturday 15 December at Brockwell Lido.

Swimmers will need to bring a swimming costume and a strong constitution (fancy dress is strictly optional).  Everyone will receive a free Crisis-branded swimming cap as well as a hot shower, hot drinks and an all day BBQ provided by the Lido café after they take the plunge.

Last Days of Summer? Lido hours change next week all the same

Have we had the last days of this summer? On Wednesday late afternoon it was glorious! And this week is also the last week when the Lido is open for swimming all day thru the afternoon. Hours change next week. You can follow this story (where the pictures are larger too) on the Lido Facebook at:


Lido pool painting advances - aim remains first dip on April 1st!

With consistently warmer weather, Lido pool painting progresses! You can see pool painting views below! Aim remains first dip on !st April ... and let's hope that's not an April Fool's joke!!

Feasibility group for winter swimming at Brockwell Lido

12th August:


Would you like to be able to swim at the Lido all year round? Or for at least much of the winter? Would you buy a winter season swimming ticket, or welcome winter swimming to your membership? If so, you should know that a dedicated group is trying to get this started by exploring feasibility and adding names to their list of interested parties. If interested in adding your name to the list, send an email to: lidousers@aol.com


Or collect a card like the one pictured here in Lido reception - there's space to add your info on the reverse (we'd put it up here but the ink is ultra-light powder blue and very hard to get a copy of online). Then fill it out and put it in the Lido drop box.


Brockwell Lido Open Weekend 22nd-24th July

Free swimming if you arrive in Hawaain beach wear, free entry to gym (presumably not in beach wear)  and lots of activities for adults and children.  Family Aquathlon on Sunday from 11.00.

Pick up a leaflet at Lido reception for full details.

Lido Open Weekend continues today, Sunday April 3rd!

Lido Open Weekend continues today, Sunday April 3rd!


Free swimming, classes, gym and spa (yes, refurbishment is complete!) from 10-4. We were originally told 9-4 by Fusion staffers, this is now from 10.


Good day yesterday, a fair few new people took part and some new signups.


Lots of poolside activities on tap, check the boards when you come in!


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