Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dunwich Trip – Sunday 11th October

2015 Dunwich Trip poster

2015 Dunwich Trip poster

The trip to Dunwich will be on Sunday October 11th.  Our day will follow the usual pattern.  Make your own way to Dunwich beach to meet at about 11am – coffee at the beach café –  swim in the sea together – fish and chip lunch at the café – beach walk to Dunwich Heath – tea and cake at the National Trust café – return walk – depart about 4pm.  Feel free to join for any or all of the above.

(The beach café at Dunwich – Flora Tearooms, IP17 3EN)


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Historic Tee Shirts

Historic Jesus Green Pool Tee shirt

Historic Jesus Green Pool Tee shirt

Colin, one of our long time members came to the pool yesterday in this historic tee shirt. Date of issue unknown! If you have other examples please send a picture!

Below is another Tee shirt, on a Carlsberg theme, designed by another long term member Francis’s son.

Probably the best pool in the world

Probably the best pool in the world

Jesus Green Pool sauna finally gets switched on.

barrel sauna

Jesus Green Pool sauna

With 38 days left in the current season, today marked the  inauguration of the sauna, proudly standing where the original cafe once stood. Today was a day of free entry. The sauna is now enclosed in it’s own area with wooden palings and has it’s own little gate.

Better have decided to charge, swimming season ticket holders an extra £2 for a twenty minute session identified with a rubber band, it’s unclear to me how will this will work in practice, unless a ‘lifeguard’ gets stationed at the picket fence. Day swimmers can get a swim+sauna ticket for £6.50 or maybe it’s going to be £6.80 🙂

It’s an interesting idea, time will tell if it gets used, it’s already been vandalised once by the night raiders so doesn’t bode to well 🙁


Dunwich Trip – Provisionally Sunday 11th October

Traditionally the Friends of Jesus Green Pool have made an end of season trip to Dunwich for a sea swim, fish and chips and a beach walk.  This is usually on the second Sunday of October – Oct. 11th this year.

Date and details to be confirmed – look out for posters at the pool.  An email will be sent for those on the list – you can sign up for the list in the panel to the right of this message.