Welcome back to our centres

We are delighted to welcome you back.  At South Downs Leisure we have gone the extra mile to ensure your safety and wellbeing is our top priority. 

We really do understand that you may be worried due to Covid about returning to our centres, please rest assured that our centres are covid safe, secure and inviting.

Social Distancing to the max!

South Downs Leisure has transformed the main sports hall at Worthing Leisure Centre into the largest gym space in West Sussex to allow ample social distancing in an area 17,200ft².  All our venues have been thoroughly Risk Assessed to keep us all safe.

gym and weights room sessions easily bookable online
covid-safe gym

We mean business!

Our standards are very high to ensure you have the best experience in our centres.

Thank you for supporting us.

EXTRA CLEANING AT EACH STATION

One way systems

ONE WAY SYSTEMS

Extra time to clean

ALL AREAS CLEANED REGULARLY

Face Masks and Face Coverings

You must wear a face mask or covering when visiting any of our centres. Masks/coverings must be worn in the reception areas, when spectating and when not seated in the café areas. For additional personal protection, you must also wear a face mask whilst walking to and from your chosen activity. 

You will not need to wear mask when exercising or whilst sat eating/drinking.

face masks or face coverings must be worn

Download the NHS COVID-19 app today

The free NHS COVID-19 app is a vital part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England, and the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service.

Track and Trace

As part of the controlled COVID-19 outbreak, we will assist in the effective deployment of NHS Test and Trace in helping to identify and contain localised outbreaks.  We do this by collecting certain data about both visitors to the venue and staff who work there.

Please scan the relevant QR codes below when visiting our centres.

Worthing Leisure Centre QR code

WORTHING LEISURE CENTRE

Splashpoint Leisure Centre Track and Trace

SPLASHPOINT LEISURE CENTRE

FIELD PLACE MANOR HOUSE

Davison Leisure Centre Track and Trace

DAVISON LEISURE CENTRE

Guidance and Support

Pool Rules
  • Ensure you book your session in advance, either via our online booking system or app.
  • All swimming sessions are only available to book 48 hours in advance.
  • If you are displaying COVID Systems, please contact us immediately.  These are;
    • a new and continuous cough 
    • high temperature
    • loss of tase or smell
    • shortness of breath
  • If you are suffering from cold or flu-like symptoms prior to a swim, please do not swim and contact the centre to cancel your booking ASAP. 
  • Arrive beach ready, swim costumes under clothes, don’t forget your flip-flops for poolside.
  • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your session, to help reduce over-crowding and to ensure social distancing is maintained.
  • Upon arrival, ensure you queue in the correct place depending on whether you are attending a Gym/Class or swim session – this will be apparent when you arrive.
  • Please sanitise your hands upon entering the centre.
  • Follow the 1-way route around the centre and poolside.
  • Use the toilets and pre-swim showers before entering the pool, post-swim showers are available for a rinse only, no soaps or shampoo.
  • Lockers are currently still not available.
  • Belongings can be left on poolside – there are seats spaced out around the edge of the pool to leave a bag or belongings on – these seats are not to sit or rest on.
  • Customers are advised to wear face masks, to and from sessions and when spectating. 
  • Maintain social-distancing as you move around the centre and be considerate to others around you.
  • Maintain distance in lanes too – allow space between you and the swimmer in front.
  • For safety purposes, please do not swim backstroke or butterfly.
  • Limited Changing Village cubicles are available for after your swim.  However, we still recommend to Towel-Dry and dress on poolside if you can – remove wet costumes and bring towel robes, dry robes, dressing gowns, onesies or clothes that are easy to slip back on.
  • The Leisure Pool is still currently closed to Public swimming.
  • Exit poolside and the building following the 1-way route – please be mindful of the possible crossover point where the exit route meets the pool entry route (highlighted on site).
  • Each session is 1 hour with a 45 minute swim, this includes time to get into the pool and exit the pool afterwards. Please do not encroach on other people’s session times to ensure everyone can make the most of the pool.
AquaSchool Pool Rules
    • If you or your child is displaying COVID Systems, please contact us immediately.  These are;
      • a new and continuous cough 
      • high temperature
      • loss of tase or smell
      • shortness of breath
    • If anyone is suffering from cold or flu-like symptoms prior to a swimming lesson, please do not swim and contact the Aquaschool Team immediately.
    • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your lesson, to help reduce over-crowding.
    • 1 parent/carer to accompany swimmers, again to help reduce over-crowding.
    • Please sanitise your hands on entering the centre.
    • Arrive beach ready, swim costumes under clothes, don’t forget your flip-flops for poolside.
    • Follow the 1 -way route around poolside and the building.
    • Use the toilets and pre-swim showers before entering the pool, post-swim showers for a rinse only are available, no soaps or shampoo.
    • Lockers are not available.
    • Belongings can be left on poolside or taken with parent/carer to the spectator area.
    • Parents/Carers to leave poolside during lessons and watch from the upstairs spectator seating (except AquaSplash parent/carers).
    • Spectators are advised to wear face masks, to and from lessons and when spectating. 
    • Maintain social-distancing and be considerate to others around you.
    • Swimming Hats must be worn in lessons (exceptions for pre-school, Rookies, Diving and Adult Lessons, but long hair must be tied-up).
    • Pre-school swimmers, must wear a swim nappy where appropriate.
    • Goggles are optional. Please practice putting goggles on at home in the bath or shower, it can help.
    • Limited Changing Village cubicles are available for after your swim.  However we still recommend to Towel-Dry and dress on poolside if you can – remove wet costumes and bring towel robes, dry robes, dressing gowns, onesies or clothes that are easy to slip back on.
    • For Stage 7/Squad and Rookies Swimmers, please remember to bring your own water bottle.
    • Lessons are 20 minutes in the 30 minute time slot, to allow for extra cleaning in between each session and reduce over-crowding on poolside.
    • For Stage 7/Squad and Rookies, lessons will be 50 minutes in the 1 hour time slot and Diving will now be 30 minutes in the 40 minute time slot, again to allow for extra cleaning.
    • There is no Public Swimming during lessons (the exception is during pre-school lessons, when the public can swim in the Main 25m Pool, via the on-line booking system).
    • The Leisure Pool will be closed to Public swimming.
    • Exit poolside – following the 1-way route.

    TERM DATES:  Monday 14th September – Sunday 20th December 2020.
    (NO LESSONS – Monday 26th October – Sunday 1st November, October Half-Term)
     
    If you have any questions or concerns with the above, please contact the Aquaschool Admin Team at the following address: swimming@southdownsleisure.co.uk
     
    We completely understand if you are not ready to return to swimming lessons, therefore, if you wish to keep your membership frozen until January 2021, and have not already done so, please contact the Aquaschool Admin Team.

Splashpoint Leisure Centre Parking

We have introduced 2 hours of FREE parking for users of Splashpoint Leisure Centre. 

Simply input your car registration number at the kiosk in reception when you arrive, this will automatically send through to the parking operatives to show that you are covered for 2 hours of parking for FREE. 

You will be covered if you use one of the 2 car parks adjacent to Splashpoint Leisure Centre – Beach House East and West car parks.

Please note, you can park your car in the car parks more than once each day but there must be a minimum 2 hour gap between leaving and returning and each visit you must record using the kiosks located in reception at Splashpoint Leisure Centre.

 

General visit etiquette

Below are some simple guidelines that we would ask you to read and adhere to with regards to booking activities and visiting our centres.

  • Download the South Downs Leisure app.
  • Register for online booking via our online booking system, if not already done so
  • Book your session in advance – all sessions must be booked in advance, including Swimming, Gym, Weights Room, Classes, Track, Creche, Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Table Tennis and BEE FIT sessions.
  • Pay for your session in advance (if relevant).
  • Only book one of each session type per day (gym, class, weights room and racket sport).
  • Arrive on time for your session, to ease queuing.
  • Arrive ready to train or swim.
  • Changing facilities and showers are now permitted at Splashpoint Leisure Centre and Worthing Leisure Centre
  • Bring a filled water bottle to your session.
  • Bring your own exercise mat, as these will not be provided.
  • Bring a towel for drying off whilst exercising.
  • Sanitise your hands regularly.
  • Clean equipment used with provided solutions.
  • Ensure you adhere to social distance guidelines.
  • Follow one-way routes around our centres
  • Respect other facility users and staff at all times.
  • Be patient as people get used to the new layout and guidelines at our sites.
  • Enjoy your session.
  • Speak to staff if you have any questions or issues.
  • Use the specific exit routes from the facility you are visiting.

 

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FIT4 is an all inclusive membership designed for all ages and abilities. With ONE single payment per month, there is so much to enjoy.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority.  We want you to leave our centres feeling fabulous.  Our friendly team value you and your fitness needs.

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