Tooting Bec Lido

Opening dates and hours

The Lido is open to the public for summer swimming from 1 May to 31 August 2016, 6am to 8pm.

During September 2016, the public opening hours are 6am to 5pm.

Last entry is 30 minutes before closing time and swimmers must leave the pool 15 minutes before closing.

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.

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.