Welcome to the Friends of Ilkley Lido

Founded in 2008, FOIL is run for and by those who love the Lido and want to support, protect and improve this fantastic facility.

We aim to provide a strong voice for Lido users and to play a leading role in promoting and improving the Lido for the benefit of the local and wider community.

We work with Bradford Council and many other organisations and groups, raise funds, organise events and activities to broaden use of the Lido, link with other local friends groups and outdoor pools around the country to share ideas, help to publicise and promote the Lido, input to future planning and much more.

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2022 Opening Update:

An Update from Bradford Swimming facebook page on early opening

⭐️⭐️Ilkley lido – Spring Opening ⭐️⭐️ We are delighted to announce that Ilkley lido will open 23.04.2022Opening times Monday – Friday 7.30-8.3014.30-18.00Saturday – Sunday10.00-14.00The lido will be open during these times up until our traditional May Spring Bank holiday opening date. At this point our full timetable will come into effect. If warm weather is forecast these times may be adjusted. Updates will be published on our website, Stay Connected (sign up here) https://www.bradford.gov.uk/…/stay-connected-sign-up…/Bradford Swimming’s Facebook page. Be sure to follow these pages and information streams for the most up to date information. Pricing – These prices will be in affect up until our full May Spring Bank openingAdult £5.05Child / senior-citizen £2.60Spectators £2.60Bradford Leisure Card holder £2.50Under 3’s / Members – FREELido extension passes for existing members only need to be purchased after May Spring Bank to use the facility within our peak summer season. Online booking is not available for the Lido. The lido cafe will be open in the afternoons mid week and weekends, accepting cash and card payments with card being preferred. Bradford council’s Children in Swimming Pools Policy and Swimmers Code of Conduct apply at all times and can be found here. Please read these before arriving at the facility.Should the lido water temperature drop below 10° the lido will close as per our on-site risk assessment. Look forward to seeing you down at the pool.


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