Bert Huddart

Burt Huddart taught me to swim at Byrne Ave in 1968, I was 6 years old. On a school visit from Brackenwood Juniors, I swam a mile in the Spring of 1973. Good luck with your venture. Marie.

25 yard breaststroke

This is indeed ‘where I learnt to swim’ , in the mid/late 60’s. Polystyrene ? float strapped to my back, and a no nonsense instructor. Also seem to remember swimming gala entries, i think maybe cubs rather than school, watching from the balconies...

Our Great Aunt, Jean Lewis

Our Great Aunt, Jean Lewis, still living in Prenton, aged 98, was a first aider with the St John Ambulance during World War II when Byrne Avenue Baths was utilised as a community first aid post. She volunteered three night shifts a week as a first aider and three...

We used to attend here

We used to attend here most days when we were children. We lived in Rock Ferry, and my Grandma and family lived in Byrne Avenue when we were children. I visited these baths every week. When in high school we also attended each week for sports. I am super excited to...