SLSC - Guidance for visiting Tooting Bec Lido

At Home

  • Book your swim slot on the Places Leisure website or App
  • Self assess for covid symptoms – cancel your slot and do not swim if you have any risk of COVID
  • Put your swimming costume on
  • Pack a drink (hot or cold depending on weather) and warm clothes

On Entering the Site

  • Sanitise your hands
  • Register your arrival – reception
  • Put valuables in locker (you will need your own padlock, locker is very small)
  • Walk around the pool clockwise
  • Find a place to change and leave your belongings by the side of the pool (not in a cubicle)
  • Maintain a safe distance from others

In the water

  • Choose your lane and enter water (no diving) – shallow end for slower swimmers, deep end for fastest swimmers. Max 10 swimmers per lane.
  • Swim clockwise around your lane
  • Keep a distance from fellow swimmers - minimise overtaking
  • Move lane if you are too fast or too slow compared to others
  • Swim until you are advised by lifeguard to leave the water (45 minute time limit or weather or H&S)
  • Exit by nearest ladder or straight out….keep walking clockwise back to your belongings

Getting changed and warming up

  • Chose an available cubicle (if you wish)
  • Put on woolly hat and layers asap
  • No indoor showers
  • Toilets are available subject to max number (sanitise your hands on entry)
  • Have a warm drink

Home time

  • No lingering – please leave the site promptly
  • Always stay 2 metres (6ft) from others
  • If you come down with symptoms within 7 days from your visit contact Places Leisure so that they can instigate Track and Trace process

Failure to comply with any of this guidance may result in a warning and ultimate cancellation of membership for ongoing breaches

These rules will be updated along with Government guidance. Government guidance will always always take precedence.