"What an amazing experience swimming in Victoria Baths this morning! "
Ellie, May 2018
Swim for Restoration - Sat
7 Sep 2019 11:00 -16:00
Adults: FREE for spectators, £15 for swimmers
This is a great opportunity to explore Victoria Baths, and, on this rare occasion, experience it being used for its orginal purpose, swimming!
Swimming will take place over two days in 2019 - Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September. Swim tickets cost £15 (plus booking fee), will be limited in number and will go on sale at 11am on Friday 14th June. Link to tickets is below.
Everyone who comes to the visit the building will be able to view the swimming from the Gala Pool balcony. No booking is required for attending and specatating, just turn up on the day.
This will be only the third time public swimming has been held at Victoria Baths in 26 years. All proceeds from the Swim for Restoration will go towards restoration work at Victoria Baths.
Our Tea Room will be serving a selection of refreshments, including sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks. Hot Vimto and Bovril available for swimmers!
Our Gift Shop will also be open selling a great variety of items including books and handmade crafts.
Guided tours will take place throughout the day (no need to book in advance, you can arrange a tour at the entrance when you arrive.
Swimming Showcase Event on Saturday evening - full details and tickets via link below.