A pool taken into community hands by the people of Portsmouth
Sport & leisure
Key objectives & Outcomes
To develop a large, historic lido in Hilsea, Portsmouth into a sustainable community business.
Health and wellbeing
As well as being a key local resource for grass roots sport in Portsmouth, this 67 metre long open-air freshwater lido provides year round opportunities for the community to socialize, keep fit and maintain good health.
Education and employability
Lifeguarding and catering roles at the Lido’s café have provided routes to training and jobs in this disadvantaged area.