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Outdoor Swimmer  |  April 21  


If this past year has taught us anything it’s that we should beware of crystal ball gazing, but (touch wood, fingers crossed) by the time you read this open water venues and lidos in England will be open with indoor pools following in mid-April. This issue we celebrate our pools and lidos, explore their rich history, learn how we can support them, and look forward to a bright future of regeneration and new projects. Emma Pusill, co-author of The Lido Guide, explains why lidos are more than just pools without a roof; Simon Murie celebrates the SeaLanes project that hopes to establish a National Open Water Swimming Centre in Brighton; we find out more about the renaissance of the Britain’s oldest lido, Cleveland Pools; and Ella Foote meets photographer Soo Burnell, whose beguiling images capture the beauty of historic pools.
In our recent ‘Trends in Outdoor Swimming Report’ we discovered that being an outdoor swimmer made a majority of swimmers more concerned about wildlife and nature conservation. But have you ever considered the environmental cost of your swim kit? Luke Chamberlain looks at the environmental impact of neoprene asks how green is your wetsuit. Meanwhile, Rowan Clarke has some thrifty ideas to keep down the costs of buying kit.
This issue also sees the happy return of our event listings section! Let's hope for a summer full of events and races.
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Good Range of Articles and Inspiring Photos Reviewed 25 February 2021
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Very enjoyable reading! I like the scope of abilities / interests you cover: very inclusive! Also enjoy the celebration of the natural world and those who immerse themselves in it ;-) Reviewed 04 October 2020
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Below is a selection of articles in Outdoor Swimmer April 21.

Editor’s letter If this past year has taught us anything it’s that we should beware of crystal ball gazing, but (touch wood, fingers crossed) by the time you read this open water venues and lidos in England w...
HOME AWAY FROM HIBERNATION It’s been over a year since we battened down the hatches and went into Lockdown One, here in the UK. Skies cleared of planes. Shelves emptied of toilet roll. While we all marched indoors and c...
READER PHOTO CONTEST WHETHER WILD SWIMMING, DIPPING IN AN URBAN LIDO, OR EXPLORING WARM FOREIGN SEAS… IF YOU’VE CAPTURED A GREAT SWIMMING IMAGE, ENTER IT INTO OUR MONTHLY READER PHOTO CONTEST. Three of the best pho...
OPEN WATER NEWS ROUND-UP VENUES Albert Avenue lido in Hull to reopen 25 years after it was closed to swimmers Hull city council has revealed it will invest £4.6m in building a new outdoor pool at Albert Av...
THE RETURN OF ELITE SWIMMING FINA Special Correspondent Colin Hill reports from leg 1 of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2021 in Doha MARC- ANTOINE OLIVIER ELITE NEWS "There were many waves and the race was ...
AFTER SCHOOL COLD WATER SWIMMING The Mencap Marvels, a team of schoolchildren aged 12 to 16, spent the winter cold water swimming in training for an English Channel relay. NEXT GEN Instead of a school tie Blake Ly...

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