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1st indoor swimming pool opened in London (1742)

1st indoor swimming pool opened in London (1742)

The history of indoor swimming is long and fascinating with the first indoor pool in the UK opening in London in 1742. Swimming became such a sensation that pools started opening all over the country in the 18th Century.

Activity Ideas:

  • Try our sensory swimming petal activity – here 
  • Have a go at our swimming activity book – here
  • Have a go at our swimming quiz – here
  • Try out some underwater aerobics with our activity – here
  • Make some DIY bath salts to encourage water relaxation – here