Corona Virus

Covid-19

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Updated Friday 20th March 2020

Friday 20th March: 19:00
Due to Government Guidelines, all centres will be closed as from Saturday 21st March 2020.
 
We are aware FIT4 members are very concerned regarding membership and we will be releasing more information tomorrow.
 
Thank you once again for your continued co-operation as we work through these difficult times.
Thursday 19th March: 12:00
South Downs Leisure places the highest possible priority on the health and wellbeing of our members, our visitors and members of staff. Exercise continues to be a vital part of everyone’s health and wellbeing routines.
 
As off Thursday 19th March:-
  • We are creating more space for members to help with social distancing, bearing the 2-metre guidelines in mind, and creating more space between cardio equipment in the gym. 
  • All Group Exercise Classes, Amazon, Creche, Swimming  Pool, Phoenix,  Table Tennis, will reduce in capacity by 50% to ensure appropriate space
  • All classes will finish 5 mins early to allow time for additional cleaning of the areas & equipment.
  • Swimming  pool open as normal, with reduced capacity.
  • Worthing Leisure Centre Health Suite closed.

We are continuously following the advice and guidance of the Government and will move quickly if things change.

Thank you once again for your continued co-operation as we work through these difficult times.

Tuesday 17th March: 10:00
South Downs Leisure places the highest possible priority on the health and wellbeing of our members, our visitors and members of staff. Exercise continues to be a vital part of everyone’s health and wellbeing routines.
 
We remain committed to our mission of providing the best possible health and wellbeing facilities for everyone and are aiming to run all of our programmes as close to “business as usual” as possible.
 
At the moment we can’t predict how concern about coronavirus will affect the demand for our classes and courses, so there may be some last minute changes. 
 
Our commitment to providing the highest standards of hygiene and in order to allow us to facilitate additional cleaning, we will be finishing all of our classes five minutes earlier than usual. We will be asking for your help to clean your own equipment.
 
We will continue to monitor this situation and ask to keep an eye out for future updates.
Monday 16th March: 12:00

We are aware of the increasing concerns regarding Corona Virus (Covid-19).  At South Downs Leisure we are continuing to work closely with the Government guide lines, Swim England and Public Health England.

At this time, all our centres are open.  Classes are running as normal.  Swimming Lessons and courses are also running as normal.

We would like to remind all our customers to avoid our centres if you have a new or continuous cough or high temperature.  Please follow the NHS Guidelines on what to do. 

Try an Online workout today
Couch to 5K

5 Good Reasons to keep exercising

  1. Physical activity and exercise can help boost immune function
  2. Exercising is proven to improve mental health
  3. Exercise lowers stress and anxiety
  4. Increases strength
  5. Improves endurance

 

How can we keep everyone active during closure

We have plans in action!  Watch this space!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is South Downs Leisure open as usual?

All centres will be closed as from Saturday 21st March 2020 until further notice.

What will happen to our FIT4 Membership?

Rest assured that we will be freezing direct debits for our FIT4 and Aquaschool members whilst the imposed closure is in place.  There is no need to cancel your direct debits.

I pay upfront for my membership

All FIT4 memberships paid upfront will have their memberships extended for the duration of our centres being closed.

Can South Downs Leisure help me with advice or exercises that I can enjoy at home?

Our fabulous Chief Executive has demonstrated a great workout to try at home.

Will there be any online workouts?

Absolutely, workout at home with Les Mills.  Classes include

  • Bodypump #110
  • Bodycombat #80
  • Bodybalance #85
  • Les Mills GRIT Cardio #29
  • Les Mills GRIT Athletic #29
  • Les Mills GRIT Strength #29
  • CXWorx #35
  • RPM #83
  • Bodyattack #105
  • Bodystep #116
  • Sh’Bam #36
  • Les Mills Spring #16
  • Les Mills Barre #07
  • The Trip #18
  • Les Mills Training Cardio #01
  • Les Mills Training Yoga Flow #01
  • BodyCombat Invincible Intro
  • Workout #01
  • Les Mills GRIT HIIT Beyond Level 1
  • Les Mills GRIT Cardio HIIT Blast
  • Les Mills Mindfulness
  • Les Mills Mindfulness Body Scan 1
Click to access workouts on demand

WE ARE A CHARITY

As a charity, we are committed to your health and wellbeing.  We (South Downs Leisure) will do our utmost to ensure you are kept up to date with the latest guidelines we receive from the government.

We thank you for your co-operation.