Lots Going On All Summer



Helmsley Triathlon

Our lido is 50 this summer.
To celebrate this, we are hosting our first ever triathlon – all of it in the stunning National Park. Not for the faint hearted…

800m swim (heated) 
40km bike (lots of hills) 
10km all terrain run (Helmsley 10km route)

More information and pictures here

Aquathlon 2019

Now in its 5th year these popular swim & run events will take place on Tuesday 30th July and the following two Tuesdays in August. Junior and Adults, novices and masters are all welcome.

Check out our Aquathlon page to find out more and pre-register today

Solstice Swim

A unique opportunity to swim at dawn on the longest day, Friday 21st June.

We will open at 04.30 until 07:30 on the summer solstice and again from 19:15 to 22:15! The pool will also be open as normally with 4 sessions from 11:15 to 19:00.

Book your tickets here

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Cool Pool

After the tremendous response to the introduction of cool pool in autumn 2017 Cool Pool has returned!


Cycling the Yorkshire Lidos

Yorkshire has 3 beautiful lidos at Ingleton, Ilkley and Helmsley with Otley our best hope of a 4th and they all need your help. It is a 95 mile cycle between them, that can be under taken over the weekend or one day for the super fit.

A planned cycle may return in 2019 to celebrate our 50th Anniversary.

We offer free swims to anyone who has cycled from the other 2 lidos

See route one here

See route two here


Aqua Aerobics Classes

Every Wednesday

Hopefully starting Wed 13th June 7 – 8pm

£5 Each

Lifeguarding Classes

See the ‘friends’ page for more details. We would like to extend our season into September and we required volunteer lifeguards to do this. The plan is to hold training sessions at the start of the season for the volunteers