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West Street, Hoyland, South Yorkshire, S74 9EH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include children's pool, adults swimming pool, ground and first floor fitness suites, spinning room and a physiotherapy room which is used by the NHS.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Kirk Balk Acadamy.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Friday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 07:30 - 19:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 20:00.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Elsecar.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 600cm (11ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 5 shows the dropped kerb.
    • Photograph 6 shows a narrow gulley between the car park and the venue.

Access Point (Pedestrian Access)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located leading from West Street.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 145cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 142cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • The touch screen is not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located opposite the main entrance.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is a lowered section at the counter.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 46cm (1ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located to the corridor to the left, close to the poolside.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails, a shower chair and a flip-down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 47cm (1ft 7in).
  • Other facilities available include; a dropdown rail.
  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

Standard Changing Room (Wet Side - Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the reception area.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is a changing cubicle within this area with a pull cord alarm.
    • The alarm is not fully functional as it is higher than 10cm from the floor.
    • The height to the highest locker is 165cm.
    • The height to the lowest locker is 67cm.
    • The wet side changing room is adjacent.

Standard Toilet(s) (Wet Side)

Parent and Baby Room (Wet Side)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located in the family section of the wet side standard changing rooms.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 17m from the main entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is no signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 103cm (3ft 5in).
  • There are not disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There are two baby changing rooms in this area.
    • There is access to this area from the standard wet side changing room.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is manual.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 6 and 7 show the small pool to the right of the main pool.

Level Change (Viewing Gallery)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located off the left side corridor.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Entrance (Accessible Entrance - Ground Floor Fitness Suite)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of reception.
  • Entrance View
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the ground floor fitness suite for wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility.

Fitness Suite (Ground Floor)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located off the ground floor main corridor.
    • The fitness suite is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite has attained IFI level two.
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: treadmill, upright cycle, recumbent cycle, upper body ergometer, leg curl, leg extension, upper body multi-station and small equipment package.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is in house training and NVQ Level 2.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.

Physiotherapy Studio

  • This area is located off the right side corridor and is 30m from main entrance.
  • There are chairs without armrests available in the waiting area off the corridor.

Other Floors (Reception)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the first floor fitness suite, a studio, toilets and changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There is a chair lift on the stairs.

Other Floors (Ground Floor to First Floor Fitness Suites)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are first floor fitness suite.

Fitness Suite (First Floor)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the stairs.
    • There is not step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite has attained IFI level two.
    • A number of staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equality Training.
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: treadmill, upright cycle, recumbent cycle, upper body ergometer, leg curl, leg extension, upper body multi-station and small equipment package.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 1 and 2 show the barrier leading to the fitness suite.
    • The barrier is double, opens towards you by card scan and is 90cm wide.
    • The card scan is 98cm high.

Accessible Changing Room (First Floor)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located on the first floor.
  • The facility is 11m (12yd 1in) from the stairs.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 307cm x 236cm (10ft 1in x 7ft 9in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 240cm (7ft 10in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 47cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and handrails.

Standard Changing Room (Dry Side - Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the stairs.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the first floor.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.