The Good Old Days?

These pictures of Bains Des Paquis (Geneva, Switzerland) remind me of so many photographs of our great British swimming past.

The difference in Switzerland is that rather than lying in ruins, river and lake bathing places are very much up and running. You can swim here and enjoy living history!

As developed and sophisticated as Switzerland has become, it has not developed the prejudice towards outdoor swimmers that brands UK swimming.

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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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