Tag Archives : swimming


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 […]