The sunshine was welcomed in Saltdean this weekend as over 3,000 swimmers to to the waters in a sell-out open weekend at the newly refurbished Saltdean Lido.
The weekend saw families and groups of friends excited to be among the first to take to the water, with most having pre-booked their two-hour slot. The party atmosphere was enhanced by the pop up bar and stalls serving delicious burgers, stone baked pizza and ice cream.
The iconic lido has been refurbished after a long campaign by the Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company (CIC), who have appointed Fusion Lifestyle as their operating partner.
With six lidos already inits portfolio* Fusion is the ideal partner for the Saltdean CIC, founded by local residents, and has played a key supporting role in making the main outdoor pool and children´s pool operational again. Fusion is committed to breathing new life into disused pools across the UK and is currently driving the campaign to bring Broomhill Lido in Ipswich back into use.
Anthony Cawley, Director of Operations at Fusion Lifestyle commented, "We are delighted to be the operational partner at Saltdean Lido. The atmosphere there was incredible this weekend and it´s wonderful to see this historic site up and running. We are committed to providing top quality,affordable sport and leisure facilities to local communities and breathing new life into lidos like this is one is something we are passionate about."