COVID-19 Information

GENERAL COVID SECURE MEASURES WE ARE UNDERTAKING, INCLUDE:

  • Activities should be booked online

  • Should the borough of Scarborough enter tier 3 our activities are limited to disabled swimmers (of all ages) and their carers & children under 18 years of age, in accordance with Government restrictions. To view Sport England's FAQ click here

  • SDSG activities are unable to run in tier 4

  • We ask that anyone feeling ill or showing signs of any symptoms does not attend the centre and follow NHS guidance

  • Members are encouraged to scan the NHS QR code posters. You will be asked to provide your name and contact details so you can be notified if you have been exposed to the virus

  • When making bookings please adhere to the government legislation on the rule of 6

  • Customers are encouraged to wear face

  • coverings in our facilities when not taking part in an activity

  • Participants to arrive changed (beach ready) if possible

  • We ask that you arrive no earlier than 20 minutes before your booked activity start time unless agreed in advance. If you arrive earlier than 20 minutes, we kindly ask that you wait outside or in your car to avoid congregation in reception and communal areas

  • Ensuring our cleaning measures adhere to Public Health England guidance

  • All activities will have maximum numbers allocated inline with Swim England Guidance

  • Everyone Active have implement a one-way system (where possible) so we can maintain social distancing guidelines in all areas of the centre

  • Hand sanitiser and cleaning materials will be located at various locations around the building for customers to use

  • Use the hand sanitiser provided before and after your session/activity

  • All member communication can be done through this website to avoid interaction, but where this may be unavoidable, the venue have installed protective ‘sneeze screens’

  • We will provide training for all volunteers on our new way of operating, ensuring both volunteer and team safety is always a priority

  • Everyone Active have increased their cleaning of the centre and have reviewed their procedures to ensure they meet the COVID 19 Public Health England COVID 19: Cleaning of non-healthcare settings guidance. You will see additional focused cleaning of any shared surfaces and regular antivirus fogging of areas throughout the day

  • Remind both volunteers and members of Government advice through clear notices around the building

  • Anyone that is found to not be adhering to these rules will be asked to leave

  • If a swim session is cancelled due to COVID-19, notification of this will be posted on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/scarboroughdsg) and you will be sent an email from our booking system (TryBooking.com). Please check regularly. 

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Swimming:

  • ​Our swim sessions will operate with a reduced bather load split into separate activities.  Capacity will be based on Swim England guidance and will be continually reviewed. A household or support bubble can book all availble slots within an activity, if they wish. 

  • Activity times will be staggered, so there will be fewer activities starting and finishing at the same time

  • Where possible, we ask swimmers to arrive for their activity beach ready. This will avoid the need to use the changing rooms prior to their session

  • Swim Teachers will be required to teach from the poolside and maintain social distancing from members at all times

  • Parents / carers may be asked to attend activities in the water, this may be for safety reasons or social, eg to help the member to comply with social distancing

  • All activities must be booked online in advance so capacities can be managed and to limit waiting in reception

  • Members will not be able to switch activities during a swim session, this is to limit the mixing of separate groups

  • All equipment will be sanitised in pool water inline with Swim England guidelines prior to and after each use. We request that members do not share equipment.

  • Please help us to keep our pools open and our swimmers safe by maintaining social distancing whilst in the pool

Swim Etiquette:

  • Enter and exit the pool as directed

  • Please do not overtake whilst swimming. Before pushing off at each turn, check to see if anyone faster is approaching

  • Always attempt to maintain appropriate social distance between yourself and another swimmer

  • Do not make physical contact with other users

  • Whether stopping for a rest or catching your breath after completing your swim, please be mindful that others using the lane will want to keep swimming without stopping. Keep yourself to the edge of the lane allowing others to turn at the wall, turning your head away and allowing others to maintain social distancing measures

  • If you need a longer rest, please exit the pool and use the designated area on poolside

  • If activities are busy we may have to stagger exit to the changing rooms at the end of the activity so please be patient with our volunteers

  • The lifeguards are here for everyone’s safety. If  you are asked to adhere to the above guidance, your co-operation would be appreciated

Travel:

We ask that all our members to consider the safest way to travel to SDSG activities during the Covid-19 pandemic – Government advice is to avoid using public transport where ever possible.  Where distances allow, you could make your journey to our centre part of your exercise regime by running, walking or cycling.  

All booking and payments need to be via our online booking system. 

Swimming Pool with somone swimming down the lane

Scarborough Sports Village

5 Ashburn Road

Off Valley Road

Scarborough

North Yorkshire

YO11 2JW

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