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Wearing a Face Covering at Gayton Pool

November 29, 2021

Important notice for all people entering Gayton Pool from 30 November 2021 For the safety of all customers and staff, as of 30 November 2021, everyone over the age of 12, years must wear a face covering* This applies to parents/carers waiting for children at lessons and for all swimmers. If you are attending one…

Online Questionnaire

October 7, 2021

Sport England and Derby City Council are undertaking research to understand the participant experience of using public leisure centres and their activity habits.

Great News That Our Pools Can Re-Open

April 6, 2021

The charitable trust which manages two swimming pools in the city is starting a phased re-opening of both facilities to the public from April 12. Lonsdale Swimming & Sports Trust manages Gayton Pool in Littleover on behalf of Derby City Council and also runs Lonsdale Pool in Mickleover, which it is currently hoping to replace…

Latest Update

February 23, 2021

Following yesterday’s Roadmap out of lockdown’ set out by the Government, we were really pleased to hear that swimming pools can re-open on 12 April and are currently waiting for the guidelines set out by Swim England for us to follow. Until such time, we ask that you bear with us and as soon as…

We Are Looking For Trustees To Join Our Board – Can you Help?

February 15, 2021

Do you have a couple of hours a month to spare to help Lonsdale Trust run your local Swimming Pool? We are a volunteer-led organisation that’s operating these community pools and we need your help! We are looking for Trustees to join our Board and oversee the operation of the pools.  We meet monthly to…

Temporary Pool Closure

November 2, 2020

Following the Governments announcement at the weekend, it is with heavy hearts we find ourselves closing our doors again on Wednesday 4th November 2020. Below is some important information regarding lessons and public swim sessions : Swimming Lessons Wednesday 4 November will be the last day of lessons. We will freeze all lesson payments and…

Wearing a face covering at Lonsdale Pool from 24 September 2020

September 23, 2020

Important notice for all people entering Lonsdale Pool from 6 pm Thursday 24 September 2020. For the safety of all customers and staff, as of 6 pm, 24 September 2020, everyone entering Lonsdale Pool over the age of 12, years must wear a face covering.* This applies to parents/carers waiting for children at lessons and…

Re-opening of Lonsdale Pool.

August 4, 2020

We are working really hard behind the scenes to plan for a safe re-opening of the pool. At the moment, we are hoping to re-open on 1 September however, this will be purely for swimming lessons and school lessons. Due to the fewer numbers allowed in the pool at any one time, everything is going to take much longer.

Newsletter – Monday 27July 2020

July 27, 2020

Firstly thank you for all your support, we really appreciate it.  In order to re-open the pool safely, there is a huge amount of reorganising to do, from lessons, timetables, creating an online booking facility and so much more.   In the meantime, we would like to advise you of the following changes: Waiting Lists for…

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Gayton Swimming Pool is operated by Gayton Pool Limited a Company limited by guarantee No. 7296091, associated with Lonsdale Swimming and Sports Trust Limited a Company limited by Guarantee No. 5871671. reg. Charity no. 1120352. Registered Office of both: Sterne House, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3WD.