Clubs & Events at Guildford Lido

From aquathons to boot camp, Guildford Lido provides a beautiful backdrop for a number of clubs and events...

phoenix tri aquathlons


Aquathlon (swim/run) events take place at Guildford Lido during the summer season. Organised by Guildford’s Phoenix Triathlon Club, the swim takes place at the Lido, with the run element of the event taking athletes around the scenic Stoke Park nearby.

A Triathlon England sanctioned event, the Phoenix Aquathlon events will see adults complete a 500m swim followed by a 5km run, whilst children from 8 to 14 years will complete distances appropriate to their age.

2017 Events:
Friday 12th May
Friday 23rd June
Friday 4th August

The races on all three  dates are identical so it's a great way to compare your times for each race and see how your fitness improves throughout the season! We welcome entrants of all abilities and we really hope you'll come along for an evening of fun and friendly racing.

Tristar: 8 yrs (50m swim / 600m run)
Tristar 1: 9-10yrs (150m swim/1.5km run)
Tristar 2: 11-12yrs (200m swim/2km run)
Tristar 3: 13-14yrs (300m swim/3km run)
Adults: 15yrs+ (500m swim/5km run)

All races start at 7.15pm. If you have any other questions, please contact

More information regarding 2017 Events can be found by clicking here.

These friendly aquathlons are a great way to spend your Friday evening. We want to encourage lots of people new to aquathlon to come along and have a go. It’s also a great opportunity for more experienced athletes to try to secure a personal best finish time!

Event Director, Becky Russell

clubs at guildford lido

Surrey Fighting Fit Bootcamp

Guildford Lido host Surrey Fighting Fit Bootcamp on Saturday mornings all year round from 8.30am – 9.30am. If you would like to find out more, please visit their website.

Speedy Swimming Clubs

Run by Nick de Meyer, Guildford Lido host Speedy Swimming clubs including:

Ladies Front Crawl Technique Classes – Mondays from 22nd May to September 2017 at 9.00am - 10.00am

Squad Training Sessions – Tuesdays from 23rd May to September 2017 at 7.15pm - 8.15pm

If you would like to find out more, please visit their website.