BATHURST POOL SPLASH NEWS!! - We are getting ready for our 2017 Summer Season!
We have been working hard improving things behind the scenes. We look forward to welcoming you all to the pool when we open in the next few weeks!!
Serious Swim Club recommenced on Monday 1st May:
Opening times daily from May 3rd - May 26th: 10 - 5 pm * Please Contact Bob directly for swimming at other times.
Public Swimming Sessions recommence from Saturday 27th May:
Opening times daily: 12 noon - 6pm
Please note: Prices have been maintained for another year. There is no charge for under 3's. Children under 16 pay £2 entry. Entry for adults costs £3. There are no concessions for spectators, students or senior citizens.
Please check our Facebook Page for more up to the moment information about the pool. We will still answer any of your queries during our 'shut down' period. Even if you haven't signed up to Facebook, you can still look at our Facebook Page. Click here Facebook Page.
2016 was our best season ever! We hope that this summer season will be even better and look forward to your continued support. Let's keep this magnificent local facility thriving!!
We are running the Bathurst Mile swim this year and have a sponsor. £10 entry and all successful swimmers have the choice between a t-shirt or polo shirt to mark their achievement. We also hope to run several night swim sessions.
We will still gladly accept cheques made payable to 'Friends of Bathurst Pool'. Please send cheques to: 77 High Street, Aylburton, Lydney, Glos. GL15 6DE. NEW: You can also donate to our cause via our 'Click HERE' link below or our Donate Now button on our Facebook Page.
Welcome to Bathurst Pool
Given as a present to the 'inhabitants of Lydney and Aylburton' by the Bathurst family in 1920, Bathurst Swimming Pool in Lydney is considered to be one of Gloucestershire's best kept secrets.
This 38 metre outdoor pool in the Forest of Dean is run by volunteers and open for at least ten weeks during the summer each year. Costing £3.00 for adults (including Spectators, OAPs and Students) and £2.00 for children (Under 16). Under 3's entry is free. We are open at other times depending on the weather, details on the hours or contact us links.
Serious Swim Club Recommenced on 1st May 2017. Please note that this session is for length swimming and is non-lifeguarded.
Blue Membership: £35 (10 - 12 noon and 6 - 7.00 pm daily and 7.30pm on Wednesdays)*
Gold Membership: £50 (Daily entry 10 - 7.00 pm and 7.30pm on Wednesdays) Includes entry to our public sessions.* Serious Swim Club will be available from 10 - 5pm from 3rd May - 26th May. For swimming outside these times please contact Bob directly on 07810 507751.
One off swims are at the discretion of the management and on busy days members have priority.
Public Sessions recommence from Saturday 27th May at 12 noon.
Bring your friends and family down for a great day out! We look forward to seeing all of you during the summer season.
Our very reasonable entry fees have been maintained for another year. Please note that the public session is weather dependent.
Our pool is a lovely place to spend time at. Have you ever wanted to have more exclusive use of our fabulous facilities for a pool party or a swimming event? Please contact us for further information about Pool Hire.
*** On Show for the last time on Thursday 25th May 2017 ****
Bathing Belles in Cubicles 2 - 17 - Some images from the forthcoming book
A photographic study about some of the ladies that swim at the pool. A Channel swimmer, bell ringer, beekeeper and belly dancers are just some of the characters united in water, here at the pool.
The exhibition supports the eagerly awaited book - 'Bathurst Bathing Belles' by Amanda Harwood.
Please do come and have a look.
Exhibition Entry and Opening Times: Donations to the pool. From 10.30 - 12.30. Please change in cubicles 18 and above.
We will be publishing Night Swim dates later in the season. keep up to date with what's happening at the pool by liking and following Bathurst Pool on Facebook.
We've already had a group of people successfully completing their Bathurst Mile Swims. Why not enter our ' Bathurst Mile Swim' - 44 lengths of the pool? Choice of T-shirt or Polo Shirt for all successful swimmers - £10 entry fee. Enter now and complete your swim in cooler water!
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