The Facilities

Scarborough Sports Village is a state of the art Olympic Games legacy community pool.


  • Over 8 accessible parking spaces

  • Main entry doors automatically open and close

  • Bright and airy

  • Accessible reception desk

  • Loop system available

  • Seats with arms

  • Lift to pool changing area


Village Changing Room

  • Various cubical sizes and layouts

  • Group changing

  • Family changing

  • Various accessible toilets

  • Baby changing room

  • Various size, level and location of lockers

  • Various grab rails

  • Access to the changing room via accessible electronically opened doors

  • Inline with Sport England, many of the changing room benches are extra deep to accommodate overflow disabled changing

Locker Saddles

Available from reception to help those with Dementia or a learning disability to identify their locker independently. 

They can be customised with a photo to aid identification. 

SDSG secured this equipment from Sport England. 


Accessible Seating

Throughout Scarborough Sports Village SDSG has placed chairs with arms to support users who need to sit down before, during or after their activity. 



Accessible Doors

Throughout Scarborough Sports Village Everyone Active have installed accessible doors to ensure as many people as possible can independently use the facilities. 

Please do not manually push or pull the doors, this will break them, they should only be operated through the push to open button located at the side of each door. 



The Pool

  • 25 meter 8 lane main pool

  • Learner pool

  • State of the art water and air management system

  • Pool View Iris above and in water pool safety system, helping lifeguards to detect and prevent drowning

  • The pool itself was previously used in London as a training pool for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympics

  • Scarborough Borough Council secured £2.2m in Sport England funding to build the facility

  • A thick lane rope boom can be put across the deep end of the pool to support members (SDSG raised the funds to purchase this equipment)


Large Accessible Changing Room


Small Accessible Changing Room


Pool Pod Platform 

  • The platform is located by the main pool

  • Can be used by wheelchair users as well as those who struggle with stairs and can stand

  • One active wheelchair

  • Two fully adjustable Tilt Wheelchairs (which were funded through SDSG at a cost of £4k each)

  • Independent use wrist bands are available for the Pool Pod Platform from reception (training required)


Small Pool Hoist

  • Fixed seat

  • Portable

  • For both the main pool and learner pool

  • User Manual


Scarborough Sports Village

5 Ashburn Road

Off Valley Road


North Yorkshire

YO11 2JW

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