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Lidos and splash pads

Lidos in Hitchin and Letchworth

Letchworth Lido and Hitchin Swimming and Fitness Centre both have heated 50 metre outdoor pools and smaller heated pools for toddlers and younger children. The pools also offer:

  • grassed areas for sunbathing
  • cafés providing refreshments and snacks
  • concessions for families, multi-swim tickets and swim memberships
  • private hire options for functions and pool parties

2024 dates

Letchworth Lido is open from Saturday 25 May to Sunday 8 September 2024.

Hitchin Lido is open from Saturday 25 May to Sunday 8 September 2024.

Letchworth Outdoor Pool

Letchworth Lido

The heated 50 metre outdoor pool is surrounded by a grassed sunbathing area, and includes a separate toddler pool. Refreshments and snacks are available.

Hitchin outdoor pool

Hitchin Lido

Surrounded by a sunbathing terrace, the main heated 50 metre outdoor pool is complemented by a small pool and play area that is great for your little ones.

Splash pads

Our four splash pads in parks around North Herts open from 10am to 6pm, seven days a week during spring and summer.

2024 dates

Our splash pads will open from Saturday 4 May to Sunday 8 September 2024.

Howard Park and Gardens paddling pool

Howard Park and Gardens, Letchworth

A popular 120 metre long paddling pool sits at the heart of Howard Park. Experience water jets, and paddle and splash about in the pool during the summer season.

Bancroft Splash Park

Bancroft Recreation Ground, Hitchin

The buccaneer-themed splash park includes interactive water jets, tipping water buckets, a pirate ship and a play stream for younger children.

Priory Memorial Gardens splash pad

Priory Memorial Gardens, Royston

Royston's splash park in Priory Memorial Gardens is 160 metres squared and includes features like interactive water jets, a maypole and play streams for children.

Avenue Park Splashpad

Avenue Park,

The splash park at Avenue Park in Baldock offers water jets and lots of other water park fun for younger children and families of all ages to enjoy during the summer months.

Leisure centres

Want to exercise indoors? No problem! Visit one of our popular leisure centres instead: