The nights are drawing in, the leaves are turning brown and this week brought another local indicator of changing seasons: Charlton Lido’s winter swimming timetable came into effect. The heated pool is now open:
Monday: 06:30-14:00 and 16:00-20:00
Tuesday: 06:30-14:00 and 16:00-20:00
Swim Doctor sessions continue as through the summer, with the exception of Thursdays:
You may have noticed that it’s a little bit warm outside. Today, tomorrow and Thursday, Charlton Lido will be open until 9pm each evening to allow swimmers to cool off for longer during the hot spell. Or you could beat the crowds and go for an early-doors dip at 6.30am.
The lido’s Swim Doctor sessions – drop-in swimming classes for adults, included in lido membership fees or £3 on top of the cost of a swim – are now running 6 times a week:
Tuesday 9.30–10.30am and 12.30–1.30pm
Friday 7–8.30am (fitness) and 9.30–10.30 am (technique)
This writer highly recommends these classes as a way to improve your swimming as part of a supportive group of swimmers of varying experience and ability, without having to commit to regular attendance.
@Swim__Doctor@charltonlido is for all swimmers that can swim 50m regardless of ability, technique and injuries. It is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills and great for your wellbeing!
Today’s 9:30-10:30 session was based on endurance swimming on average 2k pic.twitter.com/cPSOObRo69
— Tracy – Swim Doctor at Charlton Lido (@thewhitesat64) May 17, 2019