Massive Swimming Projects In The World's Grandest Cities

Massive Swimming Projects In The World’s Grandest Cities

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Like the + Pool that was via crowd funded by 3,175 backers who pledged US$273,114 to help bring the project to life.

Three American buddies using Kickstarter believe that any open body of water can be transformed into a clean place for public swimming. They set about to build an ambitious project in New York’s East River to create a + POOL floating test lab.

The Thames Baths Lido has similar goals and similar means by three British buddies – Chris, James and Matt – via Kickstarter. The trio’s goal is to create a new swimming and cultural destination for London on the River Thames using clean, filtered and heated Thames water.

Thames Baths Lido in London:


+ Pool in New York:


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