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Return to Swimming...Pools reopen Friday 7 August

PEC Pool Reopens 7 August

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Queen's Sport are delighted to announce the reopening of our swimming pools on Friday 7 August

The team have been working hard to ensure your swimming experience is safe and enjoyable and in line with current Public Health guidance.  Here are a few things to consider before you arrive at the PEC;

 Booking your session

  • All swimming sessions are pre-booked online via the Queen’s Sport app or online via the Queen's Sport website
  • Numbers are based on changing room capacities - Female 10 and Male 12.
  • This is reflected as Female and Male swim sessions when booking.
  • If this doesn't meet your needs or you wish to discuss your changing requirements please contact staff on 02890 681126.
  • Sessions will last one hour; this will include your swim, rinsing, and leaving the changing room.
  • Members are restricted to one booking per day.
  • If you are unable to attend your session please cancel. Cancellations can be made up to one hour before your session begins.
  • Cancellations can be made using the App. or via the website.

Dress Code

  • Please come to your session ‘Pool Ready’ with your swimming gear under your clothes.

 Changing Rooms

  • Limited lockers will be available to store your belongings.
  • Showers will be very limited due to social distancing so we advise that you shower at home. We will have 2 showers available for use.
  • Hairdryers and electrical outlets will not be available for use to encourage people to leave the changing as promptly as possible.

Pool Layout

  • For your safety we have doubled the width of our lanes continuing to provide a fast, medium and recreational lane
  • Please be mindful of other swimmers when using the lanes
    • no overtaking swimmers
    • before pushing off at each turn check to see if a faster swimmer is approaching
  • The diving pool will be open for Aqua Jogging only
  •  At this point we can only facilitate 'Lane Swimming' it is hoped that we can introduce 'Family Swim Sessions' on a later date.
  • Floats, aqua-jogging belts, goggles and other poolside equipment will not be available for use so please bring your own
  • After your swim we ask all customers to make their way to the changing rooms and leave the facility promptly to allow staff to clean and the next group to enter
  • The poolside sauna will not be accessible due to social distancing

 For your safety

  • We ask all customers to please adhere to social distancing at all times
  • The facility will have clear signage in place to guide you
  • Before every session QS are implementing enhanced cleaning protocols
  • Please read our Return To Fitness Guidelines for more information