The lido was built on the site of former tennis courts by female volunteers in 1963 and opened a year later
It had a variety of pools to suit all levels of swimming abilities, including one for diving and a smaller pool for younger children, and was extremely popular until its closure in August 1984.
Entrance was subsidised by Clipstone Colliery Miners’ Welfare and boasted facilities such as a hothouse, cafe, changing rooms and first aid room.
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