Pool Information and T&Cs

Important Pool Information

Please note the following important pool information prior to your visit to Guildford Lido

Online booking

  • Members and active cardholders can book online 14 days in advance.
  • Guests / non members can book online 7 days in advance.

Bookings go live at 7.00am each morning

other terms & conditions while using Guildford lido for public sessions

  • all concessions are required to provide verification of a valid ID (including students, registered disability and carers) to main reception whilst purchasing tickets.


  • swimmers unable to swim 50 meters in a strong recognisable stroke must remain within their depth at all times

  • LOCKERS REQUIRE 20p TO OPERATE (non-returnable)

  • strictly no glass or alcohol is permitted within Guildford Lido grounds


    • Large Inflatables

    • ANY balls

    • Water Pistols

    • Full Face Masks and Snorkels

    • Mermaid Tails

photographic policy

Use of cameras, video, mobile phones or any other equipment used for recording images of any kind, still or video, is strictly prohibited within all areas of the centre. Permission will only be granted for specific sessions, where written consent has been obtained from the duty management team. Thank you for your co-operation.


Very limited parking is available on site. On warm days this fills up very quickly and parking at the Lido can never be guaranteed. Once the car park is full please park nearby at Guildford Spectrum which is just a 10 minute walk away.

Guildford Lido thank you for your co-operation and please be respectful to our immediate neighbours.

pool ratios (for general swimming sessions)

  • Age 0 - 5 years: 1 adult to 1 child
  • Age 6 - 8 years: 1 adult to 2 children
  • Age 9 - 11 years: adult poolside supervision

Children under age 11 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times (aged 16 years or over)