This Olympic size heated outdoor swimming pool is open all year round. Located in Hackney, the swimming pool offers lane swimming, lessons for children and adults, as well as a café, sundeck and sunbathing area.
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London Fields Lido
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What can I say, except that I feel very lucky to have this Lido in my backyard! I decided to test this one out yesterday (the first spring-y sunday of the year) and expected it to be crowded but I was wrong. First, this swimming pool is a proper "swimming" pool, with 4 different lanes for all levels of swimmers. Family, Slow, Medium & Fast lane...these are well respected which and even if your...more
Of course it's still 5 star, I mean it is the biggest outdoor heated pool in London!
A few extra things to add though:
- watch out for aquasplash on school holidays or weekends. A massive inflatable obstacle course takes up half the pool and pushes all lane swimmers into two lanes whilst 2 children at a time complete the obstacle course - just stupid if you ask me.
- new floodlights mean the...more
Such a pleasure to have this lido in the neighbourhood. It has amazing opening hours, 6:30 - 21:00 including weekends which as the days get longer is perfect for an after work dip.
The way the lanes are divided makes it comfortable for all levels of swimmers as there are dedicated lanes from slow to fast and in between.
The reception staff are always smiling and I've even had a couple...more
Outdoor heated pool, in the middle of a park! COME ON.
Its just gorgeous - and competitive - BRING a friend and see who can get to 10 lengths first. A sure way to make sure that you are hungry enough to justify whatever you want afterwards.
Its heated (as I said) - which means that even swimming in rain is fun.
You can admire the high-rise apartments nearby and wonder if they are also...more
It's no where near where I live but on a hot summers day it is so worth the trek...and the long line to get in.
It was busy on a Sunday but there was still room for me to lay out my towel and shtuff on the pool deck.
My main goal that day was to dip in, get out, lay on my towel and read my book until the sun naturally dried me off. and repeat until Im satisfied. BUT if I wanted to actually...more