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COVID-19: Visiting leisure centres and sports facilities


  1. Overview
  2. Bookings
  3. COVID-19 safety measures
  4. NHS Test and Trace


Gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, saunas and steam rooms are open.

From Monday 19 July 2021, our leisure centres will remain COVID-secure. 

Current COVID-19 practice will continue across council services until at least 16 August, in order to maintain and protect customers, service delivery and staff. For more information, see Council Caution to Protect Customers, Services and Staff - Thursday 15 July 2021.

We anticipate high demand and expect phonelines to be busy with queries. Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

If you're a member, please book online if you can.


You must book a time slot before coming to a centre. 

Members can book these sessions online.

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COVID-19 safety measures

From Monday 19 July 2021, our leisure centres will remain COVID-secure. 

We are increasing capacity for some leisure activities. All other measures are in place.  

  • everyone must book a session 
  • please arrive 'swim-ready' or 'ready to exercise'
  • we ask that you continue to wear a face covering when entering a leisure centre, unless exempt - you can remove the face covering when using the leisure facilities
  • we are cleaning the centres throughout the day - areas will be closed at certain times for cleaning
  • hand sanitiser is available
  • floor markings and signs are in place, to help you keep a safe distance from other visitors 
  • no spectators are allowed 
  • you cannot use the cafes or toilets unless you are using the centre 
  • the cafe at Haven Point is open for table service and takeaways
  • changing rooms and showers are closed (apart from for swimming)

Full details:

NHS Test and Trace

You must confirm at the reception desk that you have arrived for a session so we can record your attendance for NHS Test and Trace.

Please arrive early and to allow enough time to register your attendance and pay.

You may get a default mark on your account if do not tell us that you have attended a session.

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