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Sandford Parks Lido opens 1 May - Entry only 2p!!!


Sandford Park Lido

Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham reopens for the 2010 season at 11am on Saturday 1st May with the annual ‘Turning Back Time’ celebration and admission costing just 2 pence.

This year the lido celebrates its 75th consecutive season and the ‘Turning Back Time’ day offers the first opportunity to take a dip in the 50m outdoor pool and children’s pool. 

Lifeguards on duty will be wearing traditional navy whites as worn on the opening day in 1935 and visitors are also encouraged to don 1930s outfits. 

Cheltenham Silver Band will be entertaining visitors to the site as the gates open for the first time at 11am.  There will be fete games on the lidos main lawn and a children’s trail and treasure hunt for sixpences around the site.  The traditional Sandford Sprint will also be taking place once again, with competitors racing 50m, one length of the main pool, in the free to enter race.

Crescent Artists' Network and The Cheltenham School of Fine Art will be running a drawing activity suitable for adults and children of all ages making 1930s themed postcards; Cheltenham Swimming & Waterpolo Club will be providing a Waterpolo demonstration game followed by a chance for the public to have a go and Cheltenham Canoe Club will also be offering a chance to try out the sport.

Season tickets are available with a 10% discount if purchased before Sunday 2nd May so why not visit the lido this Saturday and let the whole family soak up the atmosphere.

document  Sandford Parks Lido Season Ticket Application Form
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Explore Gloucestershire
30 April 2010


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