Peterborough Lido

The beloved Peterborough Lido is closed for the season and will be reopening again around the 30th May 2020.

Skip the queue, book online.

This year we will be offering additional sessions such as Midnight swims, extending our early morning swim offering to include Sundays, and back by popular demand our Summer Solstice. Click here to check out our Lido calendar of events.

Remember, swimming is also free for all children under 5's with a Vivacity card, so treat the family to a perfect day out.


Customer notices: 

Services will be limited, subject to the weather. Call us to check availability.

Bishops Road, Peterborough. PE1 1YY

Call: 01733 864 761 

Email: or

Booking: Book online, phone or visit.


Customer notice: 

Early morning swim on Wednesday and Sunday will be adults only 16+.

This fantastic outdoor swimming complex offers three heated outdoor swimming pools; a 50m heated main pool, a teaching pool for children and a paddling pool for toddlers.

The 3 large sun-bathing terraces, a large grass lawn and play area for the kids make the Lido the perfect venue for a fun family day out. The onsite cafe has been extended, serving hot and cold food as well as ice-cream and refreshments.



Admission Fees

Card Type


Children under 16

No Vivacity Card



With Vivacity Card



Under 5's (Free if they're registered to a Vivacity Card. Please ask for details)



Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children)



Family Ticket with food (2 Adults and 2 Children)



30 consecutive day pass



Entrance to the Lido is free to some Vivacity gym members and discounted with some Vivacity cards, please give us a call for more information.  

  • Children using the pool under the age of 8 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/guardian or a suitable, responsible adult who is at least 18 years old.
  • Ratio's of children under 8 years old to adults is, 2:1 in the teaching pool and 1:1 in the main pool


  • Children aged 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult, ratio 1:1.
  • Vivacity operates a suitable swimwear policy that must be followed at all times.
  • Services will be limited, subject to the weather. Call us to check availability.

For more information call on 01733 864 761 or email

The Lido is now closed for the season. 

We look forward to seeing you in 2020 when we expect to be open from around the 30th May 2020. 

Monday 9.00am-7.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am-7.00pm
Wednesday (Early bird swim 7:30am to 9:00am - Over 16's only)  7.30am-7.00pm
Thursday 9.00am-7.00pm
Friday 9.00am-7.00pm
Saturday 9.00am-7.00pm
Sunday (Early bird swim 7:30am to 9:00am - Over 16's only) 7.30am-7.00pm

Please note: Times are subject to suitable weather and may be changed for event bookings. Click here to view our events calendar.

Click here to download our Lido events calendar.

Fri 21 Jun Summer Solstice* (Click here to find out more) 4:45am - 6:45am / 8pm - 12:30am
Mon 1 Jul Peterborough Pride - Transgender & non-binary swim 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 4 Jul Peterborough Pride - LGBTQIA+ swim 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sat 6 Jul Great British skinny dip** (Click here to book) 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri 12 Jul Midnight swim 9:30pm-12:30am
Fri 9 Aug Midnight swim 9:30pm-12:30am

*Ticketed event

**External booking events


Join the Friends of Peterborough Lido for just £5 per year

Benefits of becoming a friend include:

  • Exclusive pre-season swim and lunch from the outdoor café
  • Exclusive post-season swim and lunch from the outdoor café
  • 10% discount off the café - not including ice creams and lollies

Complete the membership form below to become a Friend!

Click here to visit the Friends of Peterborough Lido website.

Friends of Peterborough Lido Application