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?
Thomas Gentles is one of the faces in the photos that members see often when they are in the Arlington Baths. Here we follow his story and that of his family, including his brothers and sisters who were also members of the Baths.
The oldest photograph we have of Arlington members dates from 1896 and is captioned Early morning swimmers at the Arlington Baths. It was taken by Pastor Adolph Hanns Geyer, the pastor of the German Protestant Church in Glasgow.