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Heated Olympic sized Pool and Lido

Opened in 1934, Stonehaven Open Air Pool is the UK's only art deco Olympic sized sea water lido. The water is heated (29°C/84F) and is open from late May to early September. Paddling pool, Splash Cafe and a new chute opened in 2021!

The 2022 season is in full swing!

The Early Season runs from June - July and then the Peak Season takes over from July - August (inclusive). Finally, the Late Season runs from August - September.

Opening Times

What's on at the pool

Fun for everyone!

  • Fun sessions for kids, paddling pool for under-8's

  • Quiet swims and lane swimming sessions

  • Sheltered sun terraces; water normally warmer than the Med!

  • Live entertainment at weekends

  • Moonlight swims - swim beneath the stars to disco music

  • On site cafe with lots of FREE parking

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Become a Friend of the Open Air Pool

Formed in 1994 as a community group to fight the threatened closure of the Pool, "The Friends" is now Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) which works in close partnership with Aberdeenshire Council.

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