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  • | Accessible Swimming

    SAFER RECRUITMENT: Safer recruitment is a set of practices to help make sure staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. It's a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keep children and vulnerable adults safe from harm. This can include: ​ Confirming both character and employment references Requiring full employment history Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) Checks Supervision Buddy system Induction process Ongoing training and development Appointed safeguarding lead ​ ​

  • | Accessible Swimming

    Accessible Swimming SPECIAL OLYMPICS

  • FACILITIES | Health | Scarborough Disabled Swimming Group | England

    The Facilities Scarborough Sports Village is a state of the art Olympic Games legacy community pool. The pool we have today has developed over time to incorporate many reasonable adjustments, with the aim to remove or reduce a disadvantage related to disability or a health condition, so as many people as possible can access the facility and the benefits of sports and physical exercise. 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. ​ Although most of the chairs are in prominent locations, some are located in quiet areas to support those who need space or lower noise levels. 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. My Jukes Headsets Waterproof headsets to improve hearing and direct communication between swimmer and swim teacher. ​ ​ To find out more visit our dedicated My Jukes webpage ​ 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 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 platform is located by the main pool Can be used by wheelchair users as well as those who struggle with the pool steps 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 Main Home Page Next Page

  • AMAZON SMILE | Health | Scarborough Disabled Swimming Group | England

    AMAZON SMILE AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support a SDSG every time you shop, at no cost to you. Register: Step One - Register for Amazon Smile If you are not already an AmazonSmile member, sign up on your web browser. Step Two - Nominate SDSG as your charity Simply select Scarborough Disabled Swimming Group to start generating donations, at no cost to you. Step Three - Download the Amazon App Download or update to the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app on your phone. Step Four - Turn on Amazon Smile Open the app and find 'Settings' in the main menu (). Tap on ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone. SIGN UP NOW

  • | Accessible Swimming