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  • FACILITIES | Health | Scarborough Disabled Swimming Group | England

    The Facilities Scarborough Sports Village is a state of the art Olympic Games legacy community pool. Entrance 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 above and in water pool safety system, helping lifeguards to detect and prevent drowning Pool View Iris 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 Overhead hoist (please ensure it is put back to the charging cradle after use) Member to use their own hoist sling Training is available from Everyone Active Height adjustable bed Transfer board Privacy screen Shower Shower transport chair Toilet and sink Changing places compliant Bed cleaning wipes available from reception Small Accessible Changing Room Electric multi-height shower changing bed , which was purchased by SDSG to improve the accessible provision on offer Toilet, sink and shower Training is available from Everyone Active Transfer board Bed cleaning wipes available from reception Please inform reception if the indicator for "low battery" is showing ​ Pool Pod Platform The is located by the main pool platform Can be used by wheelchair users as well as those who struggle with stairs and can stand One active wheelchair Two fully adjustable (which were funded through SDSG at a cost of £4k each) Tilt Wheelchairs 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 Main Home Page Next Page

  • Swim Pixs - Communication Kit

    Swim Pixs - Communication Kit The Communication Set helps swimmers with communication challenges feel comfortable and safe by supporting them to express how they are feeling without words. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Swim Noodles

    Swim Noodles A pool noodle is a cylindrical piece of buoyant polyethylene foam, sometimes hollow. Noodles are used by people of all ages while swimming. Pool noodles are useful when learning to swim, for floating, for rescue reaching, in various forms of water play, and for aquatic exercise. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Weighted Hoops

    Weighted Hoops There is a small set of weight hoops for the more adventurous. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Kick Boards

    Kick Boards We have a number of Kickboards available, which help you to target your legs, isolating them so you can practice your kick stroke, improve your balance, or work on your leg strength. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Swim Pixs - Story Board & Strokes Kit

    Swim Pixs - Story Board & Strokes Kit A perfect tool for any swimming lesson, SwimPix were developed with additional needs in mind. SwimPix are designed to give a clear picture of a swimming skill or stroke being demonstrated by the teacher. The clarity of the cards make them accessible for non-English speakers and those with hearing difficulties, dyspraxia, dyslexia, autistic spectrum conditions, ADHD, visual and kinaesthetic swimmers. They provide a versatile, visual aid for storyboarding your training sessions. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Floatsation

    Floatsation Floatsation® is a swimming aid made of a unique matrix of balls giving total support, flexibility and independence in water for people of all abilities, disabled and non-disabled, young and old. SDSG has purchased various pieces, including the Big Citrus bed, Flexi tubes and the mini citrus. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Deep End Boom

    Deep End Boom We can put a thick foam boom across the deep end of the pool to help those who would benefit from something to steady themselves while at the deep end. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Demonstration Man

    Demonstration Man To help our swim teachers give clear demonstrations of swim positions and transitions. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

  • Water Polo

    Water Polo To help develop teamwork we have a set of floating goals so we can organise various games, including water polo. < Previous Piece of Equipment Next Piece of Equipment >

Scarborough Sports Village

5 Ashburn Road

Off Valley Road

Scarborough

North Yorkshire

YO11 2JW

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