Disabled Access
Fitness Suite
Female in Swimming Pool
Female Workout Class Group

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Our Leisure Centres have the following disabled facilities:

  • Disabled access facilities for wheelchair users
  • Disabled access facilities for people with mobility impairments
  • Toilets that are accessible for disabled people
  • Pool hoist and for our Hynd & Henshaw Competition Pool
  • Pool hoist and beach entrance for our leisure pool
  • Accessible fitness equipment 
  • Staff trained to help with disabled access trained in manual handling & customer care & equality & diversity
  • Specialised changing facilities that are accessible for disabled people.
  • Induction loops fitted at reception
  • Drop down / low counters / payment counters to ease access for disabled people
  • Car parking facilities for disabled people
  • Lifts that are accessible for wheelchair users
  • Automatic doors at entrance and main through fair that can improve wheelchair access

Additional Access Information

  • 10 disabled car parking spaces located immediately outside the facility.
  • Ramped entrance to the facility with automatic push button sliding door.
  • Adapted changing rooms with toilets located near poolside, one with a changing bed and hoist 
  • Adapted toilets first floor activity area.
  • Changing rooms are close to activity areas.
  • Inclusive Fitness Initiative accredited equipment adapted for disabled people in the fitness suite.
  • Lift to first floor and accessible lift located within the gym.

Facilities Avalable

  • 25m six lane extended swimming pool.
  • 10m teaching pool.
  • Leisure pool with beach entrance
  • Fitness suite.
  • Multi-purpose room.
  • Poolside changing for disabled swimmers.
  • Cafe with disabled toilet facilities.
  • Soft play with interactive sensory equipment.


  • GP referral exercise prescription.
  • Small group exercise classes.
  • Swimming sessions / swimming lesson. All swimming lessons are adaptive to include people with disabilities and we have specific sessions for disabled people if required.
  • Disabled swimming club sessions.
  • Paralympic swimming through club sessions.