Welcome to the Friends of Ilkley Lido

1010430_509252409128006_1456176245_n - Version 2Founded 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.


Christmas Swim

The Christmas Swim is on Sunday 21st December 2014  12.00 – 14.00 Tickets £4.40 & free to winter swim club members.

If you want to swim please do look a the OSS advice here on cold water swimming, particularly if you are not acclimatised. Last year the Lido was 3 degrees!!


Opening Hours

The Lido is now closed for the winter, please see above for our Winter Swim Club and our Christmas Swim. The Lido opens again around May 2015.