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:
Crisis Midwinter Swim 25 November 2017:
There is still time to register for the Crisis Midwinter Swim at Parliament Hill Lido. This takes place just one month before Christmas when Crisis will open a network of shelters across London and other cities to support homeless people when other services are closed.
Details can be found HERE.
Pond Opening and Closing Times:
The winter limit line has now returned and vacate water time is 2.15 pm (vacate facility 2.30 pm).
Please make sure you get to the pond in good time to have your swim before 2.15 pm.
Lifeguards need to clean up and secure the place by 2.30pm and they have homes to go to!
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