Winter Dip

Add to Calendar 2019-01-20 00:00:00 2019-01-20 00:00:00 Winter Dip Join the WaterAid Winter Dip and take to the chilly water at Parliament Hill Lido for a pool dive with a difference. Location WaterAid UK [email protected] Europe/London public
Parliament Hill Lido, London
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Join the WaterAid Winter Dip and take to the chilly water at Parliament Hill Lido for a pool dive with a difference.

We know January can be a struggle. Short days. Freezing temperatures. And the festive hangover. So, let’s beat the January blues with a life-changing splash! 

The ripples you make when you jump in will spread far and wide. Bringing clean water and healthier lives to people all over the world. Whether you jump in with friends, family or colleagues, all you need is a smile and a sense of adventure.

Dare your best friend. Sign up your family. Challenge your boss. The important thing is to have fun.


What exactly do you mean by a 'dip'?

Okay, picture this: an unheated swimming pool, where the water barely reaches above 0 degrees. A line of people stand along the edge of the pool and when a whistle blows, everybody jumps in. Sounds easy, but when the water's that cold, it's bound to knock your socks off.

Who can take part?

Anyone over the age of 18 can take part. However, we ask those with certain medical conditions like heart conditions not to take part.

Can I jump as part of a team?

Absolutely, we'd love for you to get a team of friends, family and colleagues involved. Each person will have to register themselves, but you can jump as a team on the day. 

Can I wear fancy dress?

Of course, fancy dress is always a winner in our books. Maybe your team could pick a wintery theme -  favourite Christmas films, snowmen, retro ski gear? The whackier the better. The only things you can't use are face paint and glitter, as these will affect the pool and its water quality.

Can I wear a wet suit?

Come on now, that would be getting off lightly. The water will be cold, but that's the whole point. Who wants to sponsor someone to take a dip if they're wrapped up warm?! So we're asking that you don't wear a wet suit.

Contact us

Have a question about the event you've signed up to? Or do you need some help choosing your next challenge? Our Events team will be happy to help.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 020 7793 4594