West Berkshire Council

Splash into summer at Newbury Lido!

Berkshire's largest heated outdoor swimming pool is to open on Friday 9 June.

Lido at Northcroft Leisure Centre (empty pool)

Issued on: 6 June 2017

The Lido, at Northcroft Leisure Centre, Newbury will open its doors for the 2017 summer season at 7:15am on Friday 9 June.

To get ready for what is hoped will be a long, hot summer, leisure centre staff  have been busy with the usual pool preparations to ensure that this popular, and unique community facility is in 'tip top' condition. 

The outdoor pool will be open every day through to Saturday 2 September. The timetable is as follows:

9 June to 25 June

Monday to Friday7:15 to 8:45am
12 to 2pm
3:30 to 7pm
Saturday and Sunday10am to 6pm

26 June to 2 September 

Monday to Friday7:15 to 8:45am
11am to 7pm
Saturday and Sunday10am to 6pm


Jim Sweeting, Sport and Leisure Manager at West Berkshire Council said: "The opening of this ever popular pool marks the start of summer. The staff have once again done an excellent job in preparing the pool and we hope as many people as possible will take the opportunity to enjoy it throughout the season."

Find further information on pool sessions and special events at Northcroft Leisure Centre.