Disabled Access Facilities
South Downs Leisure is committed to providing safe, inclusive and accessible facilities across the following five sites taking into account the whole community.
Assistance dogs are welcome on site including in the café area. Please speak to a member of staff if you require water.
Worthing Leisure Centre is set on one level with the exception of the viewing gallery overlooking the main hall and the spa pool in the gym. Corridors throughout the building are wide, and the outdoor 400m running track is wheelchair accessible with ramps leading from the building to the track area.
There is a hearing assistance fixed loop system at the main reception of Worthing Leisure Centre.
There are eight disabled bays situated in the main section of the car park. A dropped curb edge allows smoother transition to the pavement leading towards reception of the main building.
Toilet Facilities & Changing Places
There are two disabled toilets on site: one in the reception area equipped with a sliding door and handrail. The second is a ‘Changing Places’ toilet facility (located by the entrance to ‘Amazon Adventure’) and is equipped with a hoist, adult size changing bed and space for a wheelchair.
Fully trained and experienced coaches instruct Aiming High Trampolining sessions and an accessibility hoist is available.
Further details of session times and prices are available here.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome on site, and a bowl of water can be provided if required.
Ramps lead from the car park into the main reception area with automatic doors leading into the facility. The building is set on one floor with level access and motorised scooters are allowed in the venue.
Three disabled parking bays are available, situated directly adjacent to the main entrance.
Toilet & Shower Facilities
There are accessible shower facilities located within the disabled toilets, featuring drop down rails and a flip down seat. A radar key is available from reception.
There is a hearing assistance fixed loop system at both the main and gym reception on the ground and first floor.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome at Splashpoint Leisure Centre, and water for your dog can be provided on request.
Splashpoint Leisure Centre benefits from double width automatic entry doors and low level reception desks for inclusive access. As the site is based over three floors, a lift is available for full access. Corridors are wide, and the café benefits from a height adjustable table. Evacuation chairs are situated on the stairwells in the event on an incident.
Five disabled parking spaces are available at the front of the building, with level access towards the main entrance.
Swimming Pool Accessibility & Changing Places Facilities
Splashpoint Leisure Centre has a ‘Changing Places’ changing room and toilet which is situated by the reception desk, and leads directly out onto poolside due to its two door access. This allows users with mobility requirements to travel the minimum distance from reception to poolside. The main pool and diving pool are accessible via a hydraulic hoist. Please speak to a member of staff for assistance.
Aside from beautiful panoramic views, Splashpoint Leisure Centre gym benefits from a disabled access gate, spacious open planned layout and a hand bike. Access is via the lift, situated to the left of reception on the ground floor, and opposite the gym entrance on the first floor.
The Barn and The Pavilion have a loop system on site. Please switch your hearing aid to ‘T’ to use this service during theatre productions.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome at Field Place. Please speak to a staff member on site if you require any further assistance.
All rooms on site are ground floor level and wheelchair accessible with ramps and handrails for mobility assistance. There are external ramps as part of the pathways to access The Barn and The Pavillion.
Field Place has three disabled parking bays situated to the front of the main building for easy access to reception and surrounding buildings.
Field Place has disabled toilet facilities situated inside the main building, and a Radar Key facility accessible from an external ramp adjacent to the Pavillion.
Please contact Field Place reception on 01903 905050 option 3 for further information.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome at Field Place. Please speak to a Fitness Advisor if you require any further assistance.
The gym and studio are split over two levels, the gym is on the ground floor and the studio on the first floor. Access to the building is via a ramp. There are no automatic doors, and the door
handle to access the building is a turn and pull. On accessing the gym building there is a small flight of stairs towards the gym. There is a stair lift, which is able to accommodate a wheelchair comfortably. To the right of gym is a lift to access the first floor. Wide corridors and well-spaced equipment in the gym allow for wheelchair access. There is an evacuation chair located at the top of the main stair well outside the studio.
Worthing College has ten disabled parking bays, and there is a separate smaller car park directly by the gym entrance.
Radar Key disabled toilet facilities are located in the first floor. Communal changing rooms are located opposite the gym entrance.