Richard, or 'Dickie', Hubbard Arroll was a successful businessman running a painting and decorating company when the First World War started. He was also an advocate for physical fitness.
The Baths made changes to membership fees to support the men who were away fighting and women working as nurses.
Architect Andrew Myles added part of the first floor and the staircase into the Arlington Baths Club in 1893. So who was he and what else did he build in Glasgow?
Everyone wore regulation swimsuits at the Arlington Baths. For ladies before the First World War, these were heavy cotton tunics and bloomers but after the War there were demands for change...
Hundreds of members were away with the armed services during World War One, some never to return. At the same time income was down, and costs were up. So how did the Baths manage during the war years?