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The Pickwick Club
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The Pickwick Club - A well-established naturist club with a Spa-like swim
Pickwick Club was
in Corsham in 1986 by a local couple whose family had been naturists for
felt that there was a niche for a swim club in the Wiltshire area as the
nearest one to Corsham at that time was Chepstow in South Wales and the
increasing cost of the Severn Bridge tolls and travel expenses made
Chepstow an expensive evening.
with the Paris Council and North Wilts District Council were held and a
trial swim took place in January 1986. Only the pool was available then,
the hiring cost being £16 for one hour.
16 naturists attended the first swim this figure including 4 children and
a volunteer lifeguard. After several swims we had sufficient numbers to
form a club.
name Pickwick was chosen as the pool is located near Pickwick Road and the
village of Pickwick Nr Bath.
steering committee was formed and Chairman Treasurer and Secretary
gradually increased and the introduction of the Health Suite, which
included Sauna Jacuzzi and Steam Room, combined with an increase from one
to two hours proved an extra bonus for our members.
The Club also negotiated with a local farmer to rent a secluded and private area as a Club Site.
quarterly Fun Night was subsequently added to our programme.
is now a well-established naturist club with members travelling from all
over the Wiltshire area and beyond
This site was last updated 08-01-13
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