Kenwood Ladies' Pond Association (KLPA)
Kenwood Ladies' Pond is part of a chain of ponds, situated on the eastern fringe of Hampstead Heath just off Millfield Lane. It is the only pond on Hampstead Heath reserved solely for ladies' swimming and is open to all, including non-members.
LATEST NEWS & EVENTS:
Pond Opening and Closing Times:
Pond opening time will change to 7.30 am from Sunday 3 December 2017, due to reduced daylight.
This means that vacate water time changes to 2.45 pm and closure time is 3 pm
Please make sure you get to the pond in good time to have your swim before 2.45 pm.
Lifeguards need to clean up and secure the place by 3.00pm and they have homes to go to!
Early morning swimmers are asked to wear bright coloured hats to increase their visibility.
GENERAL OPENING/CLOSING HOURS INFORMATION:
Check the City of London website for more information.
Membership is open to all women and costs £5.00 per year - click here to join.
(Please note: paying to be a member is separate from paying to swim, which can be done in cash at the ponds).
NEED INSPIRATION? Check out this fabulous video courtesy of Hanna Aqvilin
"It is December, 2015 and 6 degrees in the water. This is short film about winter swimmers at the Hampstead Heath pond in London. Most swimmers at the ponds swim every day year around. Thanks to all swimmers at the mixed pond, who wanted to participate in this film."
Main website photo owned by Denni Schnapp