FREE swimming classes at Govanhill Baths

Govanhill Baths Community Trust are delighted to announce free beginners swimming lessons to the following groups living in the G41 & G42 postcode areas. Adult & Baby (6mth+)on benefits or in receipt of working tax credits Adult & Toddler (1-2yr) on benefits or in receipt of working tax credits Pre-School children (3-5yr) whose parents are […]

April Arts Programme at The Baths

Another exciting month for the Baths sees a varied programme of events including music, drama and dance. Our inhouse Theatre Company – Govanhill Theatre – present Alan Rickman’s “My Name Is Rachel Corrie”, directed by Bruce Downie. Rachel Aliene Corrie (April 10, 1979 to March 16, 2003) was an American Evergreen State College student and […]

Learn to Swim at Govanhill Baths

After 16 years, swimming has finally returned to Govanhill Baths.  Our Learner Pool has been in use since January 2017, and we been busy setting up a variety of new programmes.  We have begun a Learn to Swim programme for young children and our first term finishes at the end of March, and we will […]

Centenary Open Day – Saturday 25 March

Join us on March 25th to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the famous Govanhill Baths on Calder Street. Characters from Govanhills history will take on tours of the wonderful Edwardian Bathhouse. Historic Environment Scotland will be running free “Whats Your Heritage” workshops. Our Commmunity Archive will be open to view and we hope you can […]

Govanhill Baths Spring Programme

We have a very busy programme for the Spring of the year, with new classes in Archery and Pottery and mkore, running alongside our usual regulars. Have a look at the What’s On guide below or contact us at The Baths for more details on the Wellbeing programme. Rags to Riches continue their outreach work […]

1917 to 2017 – 100 Years of Govanhill Baths

Govanhill Baths opened to the public, for the first time, on 28th February 1917. As we move towards the second grand re-opening in 2019, Govanhill Baths Community Trust is celebrating the last hundred years of the Baths and Govanhill. A series of commissions, workshops, events and exhibitions are planned over 10 weeks from the anniversary […]

Pledge to Save the Baths!

PLEDGE TO SAVE THE BATHS! from Govanhill Baths on Vimeo. Govanhill Baths Community Trust today launch a fundraising campaign to raise the last million to refurbish the Baths. Costing more than £6million in total, the modern sports, wellbeing and cultural centre will transform lives if the building can be saved. The Trust is asking for […]

Nathan Coley to work with Govanhill Baths development

The Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) are delighted to announce that they have commissioned artist Nathan Coley to develop ideas for an artwork that will form part of the physical fabric and social history of the building in its next phase of redevelopment. Support from Creative Scotland will enable Nathan to carry out an intensive […]