SWIMMING POOL

We have re-opened w/c Monday 27 July with Quackers Swim Lessons, Bramcote Swimming Club, Creating Waves & Robin Hood Lifesavers in the Swimming Pool.

TLC has Adult Swims Mondays & Wednesdays 7.45 – 8.45 pm – swims are first come first served and paid for in advance.

These public sessions will be bookable via the phone and paid for in advance.  

Gym will be 50 minute slots on the hour – our capacity will be 6 people in the gym at any one time. 
Monday August 10 – 22 –  opening times will be ….Mondays 4 pm – 9 pm, Tuesdays 6 – 8.30 pm Wednesdays 4 pm – 8 pm , Saturday’s 8.30 am – 5pm.  These will be increased over time.

We have had a thorough Covid-19 Safety Check from JAK Water Systems Ltd they help advise the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group – PWTAG – they have given us the ‘Green Light’ on all our Pool Water Plant and Swimming Pool to open.

Chlorine will run at 1.7 ppm & the ph will operate 7.2.
Our Air Handling units give out 100% ‘fresh air’ which gives us at least 4 changes of air an hour and well within 20 litres of air per bather per hour.  We have 185 cubic metres of water with a Turnover Rate of 2-3 hours.  Pool Temp will be set at 29 oc.

Our water has been sampled by Socotec and all readings have come back clear of pathogens – This satisfies regulations from PWTAG to say we can open! 

The health and wellbeing of our customers and employees is our top priority. We are following government guidelines in order to make your visit feel as comfortable as possible and provide a safe but enjoyable visit.

  • Though we are excited to take this next step in reopening The Lenton Centre, the health and safety of our customers and staff remains our number one priority. Therefore, we ask that all customers adhere to our Terms & Conditions.
    • If you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms you must not make a booking or come into the centre.
    • If you have been in contact with anyone displaying COVID-19 symptoms in the last 14 days, you must not make a booking or enter the centre
    • We will need your contact details.
    • Please note that there is limited access to toilet and changing facilities
    • Staff will be carrying out a thorough sanitisation process between all bookings and we encourage all our members to do this after use of equipment too.
    • Please observe social distancing rules with our staff and other customers.
    • If staff suspect that you are infringing current government regulations, you will be refused entry.
    • Please Don’t Be A No Show Thankfully most customers let us know if they wish to cancel their booking.
     So if you know you are not able to make it please let us know.

What safety measures have been put into place?
In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we are putting a number of safety measures in place which will allow us to provide a safe environment for our employees and guests. This includes implementing measures such as social distancing, staggered booking, only gym and swimming times, hand sanitising stations, providing staff with Covid-19 specific training and more.

We are limiting the number of people in the Gym.
 
The number of people in one area will be limited and it is vital that you book in and adhere to the time limits during this time.  The sessions will be 50 minutes only.

How will social distancing be enforced?
All employee and customer areas will be arranged and managed so as to promote and maintain social distancing within our leisure centre. A one-way system will be in effect and a limited amount of people in one area at any time.

To save time
To reduce time spent in changing areas please consider the following guidance:
Arrive ready to swim (private changing facilities will be available for those that require it)
We will be asking everyone to remove shoes on entry to the area for cleanliness and hygiene reasons.
Once you have finished your swim leave the facility as soon as possible.
Shower post swim at home.
Arriving wearing your swimwear under your clothing and showering at home afterwards will help to minimise time
spent in the changing rooms.
Bring hand sanitiser so you can sanitise during your visit. We will provide sanitising stations at the
venue entry and exit points. Please use them.
Bring any equipment with you such as floats, goggles and kickboards. Staff cannot lend any equipment out. This includes armbands, armbands are available to purchase from the pool reception.

Arrival
Please make use of the hand sanitising station before entering the pool area.
Do not arrive for your session any earlier than 10 mins before the start time. Your ticket gives you guaranteed
access to that session.   If you arrive late for your booked
session, no matter what your arrival time is, you must vacate the water at the end time. You must leave the
premises within 15 minutes of the end time. We have sessions back to back and cannot allow extra time or
lingering.

Where possible arrive ‘Beach Ready’ this means with your swimwear on under your clothing, this will help avoid
the use of changing facilities as much as possible. Shoes to be removed on entry. 

Toilets will be open and available access will be one at a time, if needed please use the toilet before the start of you swim. Of course if you need to use the toilet during you swim then please do so.

Lockers will be available for use and sterilised once a day. Where possible leave your property on the benches.

Whilst Using The Pool
Respect that people of different standards and abilities will use the pool, respect their right to enjoy their swim.
We have divided the pool into 2 wide lane to make lane swimming as smooth as possible. If you need to overtake someone please be patient and wait for them to stop at the end of a length and allow you to pass. If you notice someone faster than you allow them to pass between lengths. This will help everyone enjoy their swim.

Do not make physical contact with other pool users. Always attempt to maintain an appropriate social distance between yourself and other swimmers.

No overtaking
Please wait to pass swimmers at the end of a length, please be aware of swimmers and allow them to pass you. Before pushing off at each turn, check to see if anyone faster is approaching.
Please be courteous to other swimmers and adjust your stoke accordingly, if the lane is busy please avoid Butterfly. Swimming back stroke in a straight line is difficult, if you are not well practiced then please avoid backstroke to help the smooth running of the lanes and avoid collisions.

If you need a breather between a set of lengths be mindful that other swimmers will want to continue swimming  without stopping. Please move to the left corner of your lane and face the wall not the swimmers.  Stay hydrated whilst swimming, bring you own pre filled water bottle labelled with your name.
You cannot stop at the end of the lanes for a chat in any circumstances.
No diving or jumping in. Please use the ladders/step provided.
Follow the directional signs for your lane.

Vacating
Please vacate the pool safely. Changing rooms will also be
available for you to use.   Bringing a robe with you is a great idea and makes changing easier, as you would if you were going to the beach.

If you prefer to use the changing rooms you can do so, staff will be cleaning them regularly.

Use the emergency exit to leave the facility not the stair well. The exit is clearly signposted.  Please vacate the pool area promptly after your session and within 15 minutes of the end time, we have sessions back to back. This will help the smooth running of pool, staff will be very grateful not to have to prompt pool users on this. Be courteous to the swimmers awaiting the next session
we cannot start it until you have vacated the area.

Thank you so much for supporting The Lenton Centre – we cannot do this without your help, we love all our customers dearly and please be patient with us during this testing time, enjoy your Swim and Gym

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