Mark

I’ve been swimming at the Baths for over twenty years. My dad and my grandad swam at the Baths and used the washing baths when they lived in Back-to-Backs nearby. It’s my local swimming pool but so much more than that. It has a proud history and is of...

Bridget

I have enjoyed swimming in the pool for many years. I had a hip replacement Operation nearly 20 years ago and have tried to be regular in my swimming on and off ever since. But I became committed to the baths with an especial fervour after having been on a tour of it...

111 Today

Moseley Road Baths is 111 today!  Yes, this much loved Grade II* Edwardian pool first opened its doors on 30th October 1907 and has been serving the community of Balsall Heath for 111 years! Whilst we can’t have one of our usual celebratory open days until the...

Meet Rehana!

Rehana Shah is our new Volunteer Development Manager funded by our grant from Heritage Lottery Fund’s Resilient Heritage programme! Rehana started working with us at the end of August and is currently trying to meet up with all of our volunteers. She’ll also be...
Julie Berman

Julie Berman

I retired from teaching in 2017 and joined the team as a volunteer lifeguard in October 2018. My earliest memory of Moseley Road Baths is from 1963 when my Auntie brought me here…..not to swim but to take a bath! She lived in an old house with no bathroom and no...

Updated timetable

There have been a few minor changes to our current timetable! School and public swimming on a Monday now finishes at 11am with our women only Be Active session at 11:15-12:15 and adult only lane swimming now lasting a full hour from 12:30-1:30pm. School and public...

Escape and #LoveSwimming

Swim England launched the next wave of activity in their #LoveSwimming campaign on Monday 8 October.  They aim to show adults, in particular women, that swimming is a great way to escape the stresses of busy life and improve mental wellbeing. Mental health is becoming...

IT Equipment Wanted!

We urgently need a PC tower for our reception area – do you have one going spare? Or do you know a local business which might be willing to donate one in return for free publicity and the knowledge that it will help a great community cause?   It would need to be...

Today is National Fitness Day!

Join in with a free swim at Moseley Road baths. Disabled session 11.30am-12.30pm Get Active session 12.30-1.30pm Swimming can be social, is relaxing, good for body tone and fitness. Swim in unique surroundings in a beautiful Edwardian building....

Women’s Lifeguard course starts today!

Our first ever women only lifeguarding course starts today! We are short of female lifeguards and we are looking for more to train. If you are interested, you will learn pool safety, other new skills and build self confidence in a supportive environment-all useful...

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