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Stanhope Open Air Swimming Pool

#DailySwimmingFact: On #NationalStressAwarenessDay - did you know that our #ValueofSwimming research found that compared to non-swimmers, open water swimmers say they feel 8.9% happier, while indoor swimmers feel 4.3% happier? #SE150

Full report here πŸ‘‰ bit.ly/ValueofSwimming
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Nearly time for our last cold water swimming session. The water is 16.2Β°C, are you joining us? ...

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We have managed to source enough staff and volunteers for one final swim tomorrow evening before we turn the filters off. We hope to see you there! ...

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Who is joining us for cold water swim this morning? This may be our last one due to staff heading back to uni ...

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Who's coming for our cold water swim tonight at 6:30-7:30

The water temperature is 18.6Β°C
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We're looking forward to seeing everyone for cold swimming tomorrow!

After some support from the lido guide, we have decided to rescind the guidance published about wetsuits being compulsory.

Instead, you are welcome to make your own call though the staff will be being extra vigilant about getting people out if they are showing signs of being too cold.
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During cold water swimming this morning. 21Β°C. ...

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Looking forward to seeing everyone at the first cold water lane swimming tomorrow evening, 6:30pm till 7:30pm!

In line with ASA guidance when the water is 20 degrees or more no wetsuit will be required.

Water temperatures between 18 and 19.9 degrees swimmers can choose whether they wish to wear a wetsuit or not.

Water temperature between 16 and 17.9 degrees wetsuits will be compulsory.

Once the water temperature falls below 15.9 degrees we will no longer be opening for swimming.
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We will have cold water lane swimming on Friday and Sunday. Normal lane swim times for those days. Feel free to bring wetsuits etc! ...

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Unfortunately, that's us closed for the season. πŸ”’

A huge thank you to all of the staff and volunteers who help us keep this place open, without them we would have closed years ago. ☺️

We will still be running cold water swims for the brave souls who do open water swimming, more information will soon follow! ❄️

Next year if you would like to be invited to our end of season party pop down before we open to do some volunteering in helping us clean and get things ready for opening! πŸŽ‰
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Due to a turn in the weather we are unable to open for lane swim. Apologies for any inconvenience caused ...

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Is it the weather for a lovely swim? β˜€οΈ

Decide for yourself, pop down for a quick refreshing dip πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ
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We are happy to announce that we will be running cold water lane swimming on a Friday evening and a Sunday morning throughout September for as long as we have the staff available to do so! More details will follow. ...

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Outdoor pools always get filled with small stones, sand, leaves and other small bits of debris.

Our pool cleaner, Pablo, sucks up these bits to keep the pool nice and clean. As part of our cleaning schedule the pool cleaner goes into the pool at the end of every day, keeping the water crystal clear!

One of our supervisors stuck a GoPro to it whilst it was in during lunch break

The video is sped up by 400%
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Why not come for a relaxing swim in the sun πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈ

If swimming isn't for you then we have sun loungers, get yourself a late summer tan! β˜€οΈ
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A huge good luck to everyone, including some of our lifeguards, who are picking up their A-level results today 🀞 ...

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Get yourself down while the sun is shining! β˜€οΈ

Press the get directions button down below now! πŸ˜€
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What a difference an hour makes, we will be open for the 4:30pm till 6:30pm session! ...

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Huge thank you to Cornerstone Supported Housing and Counselling for our new pool furniture, we love it! ...

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