Cheltenham Gathering

THE GATHERING of Polar Bears and Penguins will be at Sandford Park Lido in the centre of Cheltenham on Saturday 20th November 12.30 PM to 4.30 PM
This will be a fun day out of swimming with medals and badges for everybody who takes part.
No competitive races but a chance to swim in a beautiful 1930s lido and meet up with old and new friends.
Over 18s swimming only - spectators welcome ( free entry ).
The cost to enter the event will be £16.50 on the eventbrite page here THE GATHERING
sandford lido
pool bear
SCHEDULE
12.30 arrive
12.45 to 1.45 Lane swimming
2.00PM to 3.00PM Lane ropes out - Social swimming
3.15PM to 4.15PM relay races
The lido is 50 metres by 27 metres so the Lane and Social swimming will be lengths and the relay race will be widths.
Social Swimming - fancy hats allowed - (However if you want your swim to count towards the Polar Bear Challenge then strict Polar Bear swimwear rules apply.)
Relay teams of 4 - fancy dress and fancy hats  encouraged. 
There will be medals for everybody that who swims and medals for the relay contestants
Let me know on the day if you’re taking part in the relay - if you don’t have a team we’ll make one up on the day.
Prizes for best fancy dress and best fancy hat and random prizes throughout the day.
After the event we’ll get together somewhere ( probably Wetherspoons ) to celebrate.
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