What you need to know to visit our sports centres

User guide

At the swimming pool

What you should do

  • Arrive 'swim ready' to minimise use of changing rooms
  • Bring water with you. Water fountains will not be in use. Water bottles sold at reception
  • Sanitise your hands using our sanitiser station as you enter the building and continue to wash your hands wherever possible
  • Stick to lane direction signage and the lane ability you have booked
  • Follow our guidance on social distancing, direction of travel and other risk control measures
  • Take into consideration that you have not swam for over 3 months. Go steady and pace yourself. Ensure you have eaten before your swim
  • Leave valuable personal items at home. Lockers will not be available to use
  • Please shower at home. Only poolside showers will be available for a quick post swim shower. All other showers will not be available to use
  • Bring any equipment/aids with you (floats, arm bands, kick boards etc.)

What you shouldn't do 

  • Do NOT come to the facility if you are showing any symptoms of COVID-19 (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing, or anosmia for example, loss of taste or smell)
  • Do NOT make physical contact with other participants
  • Do NOT use the changing rooms unless absolutely necessary, i.e. to use the toilets, disabled or baby changing facilities and to quickly change into clothing after your swim. Maintain a social distance and avoid socialising
  • Do NOT overtake whilst swimming. Before pushing off at each turn, check to see if anyone faster is approaching
  • Do NOT arrive at the centre more than 10 minutes before your allocated time slot
  • Do NOT wear PPE in the swimming pool

Other information

  • Sessions are 1 hour long, we recommend 45 minutes to swim and 15 minutes changing time. Please vacate the building before the hour is finished to allow the next session to start
  • Hairdryers and spin dryers will NOT be available to use
  • Please note that under 16-year olds can only be booked by telephone and not using the LBRUT Sports APP
  • The centre can NOT lend out equipment and limited Zoggs retail will be available to purchase

At the gym

What you should do

  • Attend an induction session prior to booking and coming to a gym session
  • Arrive ready to use the gym
  • Ensure all equipment is wiped down and cleaned after every use
  • Sanitise your hands using our sanitiser station as you enter the building and continue to wash your hands wherever possible
  • There is NO one way system in the gym so when you need to move around please respect social distancing and communicate direction of travel with others
  • Follow our guidance on social distancing and direction of travel
  • Return all dumbbells and plates to the appropriate racks after use
  • Leave valuable personal items at home. Only bring what you need to the centre
  • Respect other gym users and keep all equipment use to a maximum of 15 minutes or three sets to allow fair and constant rotation of limited machines available
  • Only use the changing areas if necessary, i.e. the toilets and disabled facilities. Showers and lockers will not be in use
  • Dispose of all litter/tissues in the bins provided
  • Bring water with you. Water fountains will not be in use. Water bottles are sold at reception
  • After your session has finished please leave the building as directed and avoid socialising
  • Wear suitable clean sports clothing and clean indoor training shoes with socks

What you shouldn't do

  • Do NOT come to the facility if you are showing any symptoms of COVID-19 (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing, or anosmia; for example, loss of taste or smell)
  • Do NOT use any equipment that is out of use. Machines have been distanced apart for your safety
  • Do NOT use the gym if you are currently injured or still recovering from a pre-existing injury
  • Do NOT bring bags or coats into the gym. They are a trip hazard which can cause harm/injury
  • Do NOT arrive at the centre more than 10 minutes before your allocated time slot
  • Do NOT use mobile phones in the gym. If you need to make/receive a call please do so outside the building

At the studio

What you should do 

  • Check availability and pre-book your fitness classes
  • Only use the changing areas if necessary, for example, the toilets. Showers and lockers will not be in use
  • Arrive dressed ready to use the studio
  • Bring your own Yoga/Pilates mat. Limited stock available to purchase at reception
  • Sanitise your hands using our sanitiser station as you enter the building and continue to wash your hands wherever possible
  • Wear suitable clean sports clothing and clean indoor training shoes with socks
  • Follow our guidance on social distancing and direction of travel
  • Bring water with you, water fountains will not be in use. Water bottles are sold at reception
  • Leave valuable personal items at home. Only bring what you need to the centre
  • Dispose of all litter/tissues in the bins provided
  • Queue outside the studio 2m apart until instructed to enter
  • After the class please leave the Studio as instructed and avoid socialising

What you shouldn't do

  • Do NOT come to the facility if you are showing any symptoms of COVID-19 (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing, or anosmia; for example, loss of taste or smell)
  • Do NOT arrive at the centre more than 10 minutes before your allocated time slot
  • Do NOT attend a class if you have a current injury

Other information

  • Admission will NOT be allowed if more than 5 minutes late.
  • We also offer online classes. Please contact us for more information
  • Classes can be cancelled or transferred by giving 24 hours notice. This must be by phone only (not available on the LBRUT Sports APP)

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Updated: 30 July 2020