ALDERSHOT Lido will open for the summer season at the weekend.

Owned by Rushmoor Borough Council and run by Places for People Leisure, the outdoor pool offers three water flumes, a diving platform, toddler paddling pool, sandpit and a water fountain feature.

The lido is set over nine acres and will be open between 10am and 6pm from Saturday, May 24 until June 1.

During June, it will be open during weekends only. From Tuesday, July 1 to Sunday, September 7, the lido will open daily.

Entry to the lido costs £6.90 for an all-day adult pass and £4.20 for juniors. Under threes get in free.

The lido also offers family tickets at special discounted rates. Entry for an adult and two children is £11.40 or for two adults and three children £19.20. There are also reduced entry prices after 4pm.

Further information about the lido is available at

Other lidos in the wider area:

Northcroft leisure centre - 72 metre outdoor pool. Northcroft Lane, Newbury, RG14 1RS. 01635 31199.

Petersfield Pool - heated outdoor pool. Heath Road, Petersfield. GU13 4DZ. 01730 265143.

Lymington open air seawater baths – open daily to swimmers between May and September. Bath Road, Lymington, SO41 3SE.  01590 678 882.

Arundel Lido. Queen Street, West Sussex, BN19 9JG. 01903 884772.

Hilsea Lido Pool for the People, Portsmouth – freshwater lido which is being restored by volunteers and should re-open this season. Find out more online at