The 1912 Amateur Swimming Association  directory for swimmers in England listing: Indoor swimming baths, lidos, swimming lakes, swimming rivers, and seaside swimming facilities...


No Baths or Bathing Places.

Private Bath at Uppingham School.

Rutland Water Bathing Beach

This life-guarded swimming oasis boasts a sandy beach and warm clear water. It stands as a beacon of best practice, a shining example that could be replicated country wide if only local authorities and water companies could face up to and overcome their current prejudice towards outdoor swimmers. A heartening example of what can be achieved to advance the interests and quality of life for all.
Rutland Water Bathing Beach
The social history of swimming in the UK, Swimming History

Take a trip back in time! Discover just how many official ASA recommended outdoor swimming facility's were available to a nation keen to take the plunge back in 1912...

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