Tag Archives : swimming

Tom Daley rounds off weekend of top-class diving in Plymouth

A dominant display from local star Tom Daley brought the curtain down on a sensational weekend of top class diving at the Plymouth Life Centre from 1 to 3 February. The British National Diving Cup provided thrills and excitement throughout with all the big names battling it out in front of a packed crowd. The […]

Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Chris Mavin wth Matthew Dixon and Tom Daley

Plympton Swimming Pool to close for essential maintenance

Plympton Swimming Pool will be closed for essential maintenance from 1pm on Saturday 8 December until Thursday 27 December. Works will include improvements to the showers and changing rooms as well as relining the underground tank used to hold water for the pool. The gym will remain open as usual throughout the works but there […]

Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow win bronze at Rio

Plymouth-born diver Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow, who trains at the Plymouth Life Centre, have won bronze in the men’s 10-metre synchro event at Rio. Councillor Glenn Jordan, Cabinet Member for Culture, said: “What an amazing result for Dan and Tom – and for Plymouth Diving. We’re so proud to have so many of our […]

Summer swimming safety schemes get underway

It’s hoped more Plymouth children than ever before will be water confident this summer. The Council’s Second Chance to Swim scheme is back along with the ASA and RNLI’s Swim Safe water safety scheme. Second Chance to Swim ensures that any child who didn’t learn to swim during their primary school intensive swimming programme gets […]

Step back to the 1930s as Tinside Lido celebrates 80th birthday

Plymouth’s spectacular Tinside Lido will be celebrating its 80th birthday in style with a weekend full of 1930s vintage charm. Visitors to the art deco complex on Saturday 12 and 13 September will be able to step back in time and enjoy a cream tea at poolside café, with music from the era and staff […]

Plympton Pool closed for routine maintenance on 11 and 12 July

Plympton Pool will be closed for routine maintenance from midday on Saturday 11 July and all day on Sunday 12 July. The maintenance work will include redecoration of the changing rooms, along with a deep clean and general minor repairs. Swimming lessons will go ahead on the Saturday morning as usual but there will be […]

Pledge to make sure every child in Plymouth can swim officially launched!

Plymouth’s top swimming and diving stars are showing their support for a new scheme that will ensure every child in the city has the opportunity to learn to swim. The Second Chance to Swim scheme is Plymouth City Council’s pledge to ensure that any child who didn’t learn to swim during their primary school intensive […]