Aquacise 2021


Aquacise 2021

Aquacise has now finished for 2021 - please join us again in 2022

Opening Times

Open for CHILL SWIM Lane Swimming


From week commencing 1 November we switched off our boilers and introduced our Winter cold water swimming timetable – like last year we plan to maintain the pool above 12C and we will schedule swims for Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday evening and Saturday morning. Watch out for cold water swimming tips and benefits HERE and on our Facebook page.


Cold Water sessions for all weeks until 26 February:

Thursdays - Lanes: 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm.

Fridays - Lanes: 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am; 5pm, 6pm, 7pm.

Saturdays - Lanes: 8am, 9am, 10am.


February swims will be on sale from Monday 24th January





To book, use our bookings tool below


For bookings equiries call 07561 607263 9-10am Tues-Sat, or email

For further enquiries please call us on 01502 713297, or email

Admission & Prices



Cancellations and refund requests can be made to no later than 72 hours prior to session start time. Transfers are possible subject to availability and no later than 72 hours prior to session start time.

PLEASE NOTE: sessions available will vary through the year and only those sessions listed on our bookings pages are available to book on any given date. We reserve the right to change prices and the latest and correct price will be that shown on the bookings page. Many thanks.



CHILL LANE SWIM - Slow, Medium & Fast lane swimming (lane availabilty may vary)

45 minutesPEAK£4.50 per person
All SessionsSPECTATOR£2.00 per person

Sorry – 2020 & 2021 Discount Vouchers no longer accepted

Unfortunately we do not allow any animals on site, except guide dogs.

Under 8s admissions policy

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    One responsible adult in the pool can supervise one 0-3 yr old

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    One responsible adult in the pool can supervise two 4-7 yr olds

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    One responsible adult in the pool can supervise one 0-3yr old and one 4-7yr old if one or both are wearing armbands

Events, Classes & News


Our boilers are now off and we have started our Winter cold water swimming timetable – like last year we aim to maintain the pool above 12°C and we will be lane swimming Thursday evening, Friday morning and evening, and Saturday morning.


For chill swimming tips and swim kit advice please click here for Shaun’s Chill Swimming Blog.


Aquacise has now finished for 2021 - please join us again in 2022


Details of our plans for delayed or cancelled sessions due to thunderstorms


Our booking system is live for bookings. You can now use the bookings tool on our website.

Watch our information video to see how our new systems work -

The full Terms & Conditions are available here -


One of the best ways to financially support the Lido is to join our monthly lottery for just £2.50 a month, with a chance to win up to £250 each month!

The January winners were:

1st Prize£262.37A Fuller
2nd Prize£158.31M Hill
3rd Prize£104.07J Redgrave

If you would like to join the Beccles Lido Lottery please download an application form


The Beccles Triathlon will return for 2022!!!!

The triathlon will take place on 12th June 2022. Registration for the triathlon opens at 11:00am on 18th December.

Please visit or Facebook for more information.


The Beccles Beer Festival will return in 2022!

Big Dog Ferry

The Big Dog Ferry runs between Beccles Lido and Geldeston Locks Inn

A relaxing 3 mile boat journey along the River Waveney


Our 2021 summer season is now over and Big Dog will soon be hibernating.

Many thanks for your support again this summer.

We will start sailing again Easter 2022.

Canoe hire


We offer canoe, kayak and SUP (stand up paddleboard) hire from the Lido, in association with TheCanoeMan


Canoe, kayak and SUP hire has NOW FINISHED FOR 2021. But why not plan to enjoy a trip from the Lido on one of the most attractive and unspoilt stretches of the River Waveney for 2022?

Advance bookings only - please visit The Canoe Man website for more information and to book, or email


Do you allow dogs on site?

Sorry, we do not allow any animals on site except guide dogs. We also do not allow unattended dogs to be left anywhere on our site. This includes in parked cars or tied to railings outside the lido or on the pontoon/riverside area.

How long can I stay once I have paid for entry?

As part of our COVID-19 control measures, you will have a fixed amount of pool time, after which you will be called from the pool. Depending on the session type and time, you will get either 45, 60 or 90 minutes of pool time. After your swim you are more than welcome to stay on site to use our cafe.

Can I leave and come back once I’ve paid?

Unfortunately, if customers leave the site then they will have to pay the admission price again to come back in.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Customers are welcome to bring their own picnics but we do have a café on site which sells hot and cold food and drinks.

Am I allowed to bring my own inflatables or toys?

Customers are welcome to bring their own inflatables and toys, but we ask customers to check with lifeguards before taking them into the pool.

Do you have public lockers?

We have a number of lockers on site which take a returnable £1 coin.

What are the opening times of the café?

The café serves hot drinks, cold drinks, sweets and ice creams 8.00am-5.30pm daily.

The café serves hot food and snaks 9:30am-5:00pm daily.

Can I bring my own chairs and parasols?

Customers are welcome to bring their own seating and umbrellas as we only have a limited number on site.

Do you sell sun-cream?

Sun-cream is available to purchase from the kiosk (subject to availability), however we recommend that customers bring their own.

Do you sell swimwear?

Unfortunately, we do not sell swimwear but we do sell armbands, balls, inflatable rings and swimming goggles.

Can I pay by card?

For swimming, payment is by card through our online booking system. Cash payments are accepted at the cafe, as well as card and contactless.

We accept most major credit and debit cards as well as Apple Pay, we do not accept American Express.

Can I use flippers, snorkels and mono-fins?

Customers are welcome to use flippers, snorkels and mono-fins at the discretion of the manager. Please ask for permission before using them. The use of mermaid tails is not permitted.

Can I hire the pool for private functions?

The pool is currently unavailable for private hire after our public opening hours. If you would like more information or to book for 2022 then please email

Can I wear a wetsuit?

Yes you can, but please wash them thoroughly before entering the water, particularly if you use the suit in the river or sea.


Please do not use this form for booking queries, instead please send an email to

Beccles Lido

NR34 9PL

01502 713 297 (General Enquiries)

07561 607 263 (Bookings 9-10am)

01502 714 911 (Head Office - Business equiries only)