Tooting Bec Lido

Opening dates and hours

24 May to 31 May

  • Main pool: 6am to 6pm
  • Paddling pool: 10am to 6pm

1 June to 31 August

  • Main pool: 6am to 8pm
  • Paddling pool: 10am to 6pm

1 to 30 September

  • Main pool: 6am to 5pm

For the rest of the year, the Lido is open every day to members of the South London Swimming Club. Visit the Places for people website for more information about opening times.

For admission fees, visit Places for People Leisure Centres (Tooting Bec Lido) website.


Tooting Bec Lido is the largest fresh water, open air swimming pool in England.

It has a 90m pool and children's paddling pool with nearby gazebo shaded area. There is a cafe, open seven days a week from 7am to 7pm.

Using the pool safely

Swimming pool contamination is the biggest contributor to unwelcome pool closures, causing inconvenience to many.

Download advice on how you can help keep Tooting Bec Lido fresh.

Don't let sunburn catch you out when using the Lido. Get advice from Sunsmart website (Cancer Research UK) - the UK's national skin cancer prevention campaign website.

Disabled access

Facilities for those with disabilities include showers, toilets and changing areas. Visit the DisabledGo website for details.


Smoking is only permitted within the designated smoking area. Find out more about our smoking policy.


Tooting Bec Lido has a no re-admission policy.


Find out about filming at the Lido.


Tooting Bec Lido
Tooting Bec Road
SW16 1RU