Hydrotherapy pool

Sessions at the hydrotherapy pool are for people with rehabilitation and special needs only. Aquatic therapies can be used to treat muscle weakness, balance disorders, musculo-skeletal injuries, soft tissue injuries and other conditions that impair circulation.

About the pool

A unique environment for people who require supported exercise as part of a rehabilitation programme.

  • Water temperature is maintained at 34 to 36°C
  • 9.5 x 5 metre deck level pool
  • Accessible to disabled users
  • Open sessions are for families and adults (per 30 minutes)
  • Adult sessions reserved for customers 18+ years

Changing facilities

  • 3 x assisted changing cubicles with waterproof, adjustable and movable beds (one with a shower in the same cubicle)
  • 3 x curtained disabled changing units with seats
  • 1 x disabled shower and toilet cubicle with seat
  • 1 x disabled shower cubicle with seat
  • 1 x open shower next to poolside
  • All changing rooms have emergency alarms in place

Other facilities

  • Shower and toilet accessible wheelchair
  • Walking frames by main entrance
  • A manual oxford dipper 140 hoist next to poolside
  • An electronic Bianca movable and adjustable hoist that can be used from poolside into the assisted changing unit
  • £1 coin returnable lockers
  • Nappy bins are available for use

Public sessions

Prices are for 30 minutes and are valid from April 2017

  • R/C £8 per person Non R/C £8.80 per person
  • R/C concession £4 per person
  • Carers go free (this does not include Physiotherapists and Rehab Specialists).
Opening times - public sessions
Day Times Session
Monday 7.45 to 9am Adult
  12.30 to 1.30pm Adult/child
  5 to 6pm Adult/child
  6.30 to 8.30pm Adult
Tuesday 7.45 to 10am Adult
Wednesday 6 to 8pm Adult
Thursday 7.45 to 10am Adult
Friday 9.30 to 11am Adult/child
  3.30 to 4.30pm Adult/child
  5.30 to 7pm Adult
Saturday 8.15 to 9.15am Adult
  9.15 to 10.30am Adult/child
Sunday 8.30 to 9.30am Family (for families with special needs only)

Booking

Public sessions are fully supervised by a qualified lifeguard but do not have a physiotherapist in attendance.

Places must be booked in advance (bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance).

All attendees must complete a Hydrotherapy Indemnity and Screening Form (pdf, 40.0 KB)* prior to their first visit. (* If attendee ticks 'yes' to any of the precautions or are over the age of 69 years, then a doctor or professional needs to sign and stamp the form too).

Carers attending must also register in advance by completing a Hydrotherapy Carer's Registration Form(pdf, 197KB). If the carer is required to enter the water, then a Hydrotherapy Indemnity and Screening Form (pdf, 40.0 KB) also needs to be completed.

Private sessions

The hydrotherapy pool can be hired privately - please contact reception for more details. Any physiotherapist or organisation wishing to use the facility can also hire the pool on a regular booking basis.

Regular booking prices

Weekday:

  • £52 per hour with lifeguard
  • £30 per 30 minutes with lifeguard

Weekend:

  • £39 per hour with lifeguard
  • £27.60 per 30 minutes with lifeguard

All block bookings must be fully paid for in advance.

Updated: 3 May 2017