Sheffield's lost swimming baths - how many can you remember? RETRO PICTURE GALLERY

They were places we learnt to swim and splashed away the summer months - but these much-loved Sheffield swimming baths are no longer with us.

Monday, 18th February 2019, 13:34 pm
Updated Monday, 18th February 2019, 13:42 pm
Can you remember swimming trips to Sheaf Valley Baths?

Sheaf Valley, Glossop Road and Park Baths are just some of the pools where swimmers used to take a dip - take a plunge down memory lane with our archive picture gallery.

Sheaf Valley was demolished to make way for Ponds Forge.
Sheaf Valley didn't just welcome young swimmers - there were sessions for older swimmers too.
The artwork of disgraced TV star Rolf Harris graced the walls at Sheaf Valley - here is the shamed star creating a mural at the baths in the 1970s.

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Park Baths in 1989, shortly before their closure
Park Baths in Duke Street in 1995.
The huge pool was where hundreds of Sheffield children learned to swim.
A trio of female visitors enjoy the Turkish Baths at Glossop Road in 1991.
Can you remember learning to swim at Sheaf Valley?
During the warmer months, Sheaf Valley was packed to the rafters - here it is on a slightly quieter day in the 1970s.
Sheaf Valley opened in 1972 - this picture was taken shortly before the opening.
Glossop Road Baths as they looked in 1974.
Sheaf Valley as it looked in 1973.
During the late 1960s, a net had to be slung below the roof at Glossop Road after the ceiling was declared unsafe.
Glossop Road as it looked in 1992.
A sponsored swim gets under way at Glossop Road in 1971.
Splashing fun at Upperthorpe in 1973.
Woodthorpe Baths as they looked in 1992.
A group of attentive youngsters during a swimming lesson at Glossop Road baths.
A group of men enjoy the Turkish baths at Glossop Road in 1986.
A busy day at Glossop Road Baths.
Sheaf Valley Baths was a popular spot for generations of Sheffield swimmers.