Annie applied to become a Beach Lifeguard for Ryde Beach Lifeguards in 2019, for which she was successful in obtaining the role as well as RBLG’s fully funded training programme. Which included a gruelling week of fitness and lifesaving skills in the sea and pool as we...

January 31, 2019

January 2019 marks the start of an upgrade to the much loved water inflatable assault course at the Waterside pool in Ryde, part of the Waterside Community Trust. For many years it has been hired out for pool parties and events providing much fun on a Saturday afternoo...

December 18, 2018

Despite the awful weather that hit the island last weekend,  the Waterside Pool were still able to hold their first ever Christmas Market at the revised time of Sunday morning 16th December.  

With the support and cover of marquees supplied by Coast and C...

November 1, 2018

The date was Saturday the 27th October 2018. There was monster punch, ghoulish cakes, a terrifying lucky dip, chilling decorations, scary smoky fog, killer music and yes, there was the Waterside’s Sppooookkky coloured pool of poison ! 

The sell out event proved fun and...

September 25, 2018

It was the 18th August and it was the first Pearl Dive that Isle of Wight Pearl or the Waterside Pool had ever done. The idea was born out of marketing meetings between the two companies, where talk of the original Pearl Divers and pearl extraction methods were the top...

August 31, 2018

What an incredible week we have just had with the largest group of children we have ever had for our Beach Rookies Course. This year totalling an incredible twenty five children. 

The equipment for the course was funded by Wightaid and gave the group of childr...

May 2, 2018

We just wanted to say a huge congratulations to Frankie and Tom on recently being appointed Duty Managers. They have both been with the Waterside Community Trust for many years and with the sad departure of Charity as Duty Manager, who went to further pursue her career...

March 19, 2018

Living on the Isle of Wight we are surrounded by water. The importance of learning to swim with confidence is absolutely paramount to enjoy the water that surrounds us safely.

Swimming lessons are at the forefront of what the Waterside Community Trust offers and we are...

February 7, 2018

On Friday, Tesco celebrated it's Bags of Help campaign having helped over 10,000 projects UK wide. Bags of Help is Tesco’s exciting local community grant scheme where the money raised by the sale of carrier bags is being used to fund thousands of local projects in comm...

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