Lido Ponty, the National Lido of Wales, is all set launch its 2017 season and will open to the public on Saturday, April 8

The popular outdoor family attraction will open in time for the Easter holidays for a special two-week period and re-open fully for the summer season on Saturday, May 27.

As well as the opportunity for lane swimming and more relaxed swims, and a Splash Pool for the little ones, there will once again be a whole host of activities on offer at Lido Ponty throughout the season.

From fun inflatables to Aqua Scooterz, Aqua Peddlerz and Water Walkerz, there will be something for everyone. 

Visitors will be able to book their swim sessions and activities online and in advance, with limited spaces also being made available daily at the Reception Desk. Please note: Bookings cannot be made over the telephone. 

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the original opening of the lido at Ynysangharad War Memorial Park in Pontypridd, on July 30, 1927. 

Lido Ponty is a Grade II listed facility. Features include external and internal showers, heated indoor changing facilities, original wooden outdoor changing cubicles and a state-of-the-art Visitors’ Centre which tells the amazing story of The National Lido of Wales.

The Waterside Café, open all year around, offers many mouth-watering delights on its menu for all ages and culinary tastes.

Lido Play, the childrens’ adventure park which is also open all year around, captures the imagination of younger visitors as they explore the swings, slides and tunnels in this locally-themed attraction celebrating our industrial past.

Lido Ponty is set to re-open to the public on Saturday, April 8 until Sunday, April 23. It will then be open fully for the 2017 summer season from Saturday, May 27, to Sunday, September 10. 

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