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Burnholme Sports Centre

Mossdale Avenue, York, YO31 0HA

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Summary

  • Services/facilities within the venue include a Sports Hall, 2 Studios, a Gym and a Healthwise Consultation Room.
    All services within this building are on the ground floor.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Outdoor Pitches with 5-a-side football and standard football pitches.

Getting Here

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:00.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include: large print on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located on the grass area in front of the Sports Centre.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists and wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a member of staff.
  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people who may feel scared or at risk.

Parking (Blue Badge Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located at the right of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There is an additional car park for visitors.
    • Additional Blue Badge bays and standard car parking is available at The Centre on Bad Bargain Lane.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 230cm x 478cm (7ft 7in x 15ft 8in).
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to both sides and rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bay(s) have at least the recommended width of 120cm.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Paying View
    • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach (Main Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front right of the sports centre.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the opening is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located ahead as you enter.
    • The reception point is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 100cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the desk.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • There is a touch screen.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided in the reception area.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is carpet and vinyl.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • Reception Seating Area View
    • There is a seating area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the seating area is unobstructed.
    • There are sofas available.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
    • The touch screen is used to sign up for membership only and is 130cm high.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet and vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There are sofas at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • Music is played during some activities.
    • There are 2 vending machines in the entrance foyer and the lowest control is 40cm high with the highest control at 136cm high.

Treatment Rooms (Healthwise Consultation Room)

  • There is / are 1 treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Healthwise Consultation Room.
  • There is clear signage for the room (on or near the door).
  • There is written signage for the room, in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
  • There is step-free access into the room(s).
  • There is a/are door(s) into the treatment room.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
  • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • The room does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • All chairs have armrests available.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Changing Places (Front Right Corridor)

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located towards the end of the front right corridor, on the right, just before Studio 2.
    • The facility is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The facility is not in addition to standard and accessible toilets.
    • The facility is located close to other managed facilities (e.g. reception or service counter).
    • There is level access into the facility.
    • The facility surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • There is a sign at the entrance to the Changing Places facility indicating the location of the nearest toilets and baby changing facilities.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 395cm x 287cm.
    • The ceiling height is at a minimum of 2.4m.
    • There is a clear 200cm x 180cm manoeuvring space in the facility.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The facility toilet has a transfer space on both sides.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 131cm.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 235cm.
    • Dropdown rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the dropdown rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • As you face the toilet there are vertical grab rails on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a spatula flush.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the toilet.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
  • Changing Bench and Hoist Details View
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in the cubicle.
  • Shower Details View
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head height is fixed.
    • The height of the shower head is 181cm (5ft 11in).
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There are not horizontal and/or dropdown rails available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • The colour contrast between the shower rails and wall is good.
    • There is a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the vertical grab rail(s) for the shower and wall is fair.
  • Other Facilities View
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the wash basin grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser is not at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 122cm.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the hand dryer is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the facility.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is not a coat hook.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The emergency alarm is a push button alarm at a height of 140cm.
    • There is a fixed height, flip down baby change unit and the height of the baby change unit is 100cm.

Studio 2

  • Studio 2 is located at the end of the front right corridor and is approximately 20m from the main entrance.
  • There are double manual doors to enter at 152cm width and the doors open away from you (push) and may be difficult to open.
  • The flooring on studio 2 is vinyl and shiny in places.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Studio 2 contains pilates exercise bikes.

Changing Area (Male - Gym, Studios and Sports Hall)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located at the beginning of the rear right corridor, on the left.
    • The changing area is approximately 15m from the main entrance.
    • The changing area is approximately 10m from reception.
    • The changing area is approximately 5m from the Gym and Studios.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard changing rooms/cubicles and standard showers.
    • This is a male changing area.
    • Similar female changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is vinyl.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are not lockers within the changing area.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are good.
    • There is a second door to enter the Male changing area and the second door has the same dimensions as the first.
      The lockers are in the main corridor facing the Female changing area and Female standard toilets.
      There is a low level locker for a wheelchair user.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the shower facilities.
    • There is an easy ramp to access the shower cubicles.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 210cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a fixed seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm.
    • There is not a/are not wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are not available.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s) (Male)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The male toilet is located in the rear right corridor, on the left, just before the Gym and Studio 1.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 15m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 84cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Barrier Control for Gym and Studio 1

  • The security barriers are used to access the Gym and Studio 1.
  • The security barriers are located in the rear right corridor, on the left, just after the Male standard changing area and is 79cm wide.
  • The accessible barrier is 108cm wide and barriers are accessed by a swipe card reader.
  • The swipe card reader is 100cm high.

Fitness Suite (Gym)

  • The fitness suite is located in the rear right corridor, on the left, just past the Male changing area and standard toilets.
  • The fitness suite is not staffed.
  • There are surveillance cameras in the fitness suite.
  • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
  • The door is manual.
  • The door opening width is 194cm.
  • Staff receive training in assisting disabled people.
  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
  • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes; upper body machines where fixed seats can be removed, arm cycles, free weights and cable resistance machines.
  • The type of flooring in the fitness suite is vinyl.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Fitness Suite Information View
    • The lockers are in the lobby area in between the security barriers and gym entrance.
      There is a low level locker for a wheelchair user.

Studio 1

  • Studio 1 is located in the rear corridor, halfway along on the left.
  • There are doors to enter Studio 1 and the doors are double width and open towards you (pull).
  • The doors may be difficult to open and are 190cm wide.
  • The floor of studio 1 is vinyl and shiny in places.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Studio 1 contains a treadmill, an exercise bike and free weights.
  • There are lockers located in the foyer outside, just past the security barriers.
  • There is a low level locker suitable for a wheelchair user.

Standard Toilet(s) (Female)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located in the rear right corridor, towards the end on the left.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 83cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Changing Area (Female - Gym, Studios and Sports Hall)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located in the rear right corridor, towards the end on the left.
    • The changing area is approximately 20m from the main entrance.
    • The changing area is approximately 15m from reception.
    • The changing area is approximately 5m from the sports hall.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard changing rooms/cubicles and standard showers.
    • This is a female changing area.
    • Similar male changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is vinyl.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are not lockers within the changing area.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are good.
    • There is a second door to enter the female changing area and the second door has the same dimensions as the first.
      The lockers are in the main corridor facing the Female changing area and Female standard toilets.
      There is a low level locker for a wheelchair user.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the shower facilities.
    • There is an easy ramp to access the shower cubicles.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 210cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a fixed seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm.
    • There is not a/are not wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are not available.

Sports Hall

  • The Sports Hall is located at the very end of the rear right corridor.
  • The Sports Hall is approximately 25m from the main entrance.
  • There is a double manual door at 158cm width to enter the Sports Hall and the door opens towards you (pull) and may be difficult to open.
  • The flooring is concrete and has a shiny finish.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is moveable bench seating without armrests in the Sports Hall.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There is no hearing system.

Changing Area (Home Team Outdoor Pitches)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located in the main corridor, to the left as you enter.
    • The changing area is approximately 10m from the main entrance.
    • The changing area is approximately 5m from reception.
    • The changing area is approximately 30m from the outdoor pitches.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard changing rooms/cubicles, standard showers and standard toilets.
    • This is a shared changing area.
    • Similar shared changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is vinyl.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are not lockers within the changing area.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are good.
    • There is a second door to enter this changing room and the dimensions for the second door are the same as the first door.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the shower facilities.
    • There is an easy ramp to enter the shower area.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 208cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
    • The wall mounted rails are vertical and are placed to the left and right of the flip down seat.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • The lighting levels in the toilet(s) are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are not available.

Changing Area (Away Team Outdoor Pitches)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located in the main corridor, to the left as you enter.
    • The changing area is approximately 10m from the main entrance.
    • The changing area is approximately 5m from reception.
    • The changing area is approximately 30m from the outdoor pitches.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard changing rooms/cubicles, standard showers and standard toilets.
    • This is a shared changing area.
    • Similar shared changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is vinyl.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are not lockers within the changing area.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are good.
    • There is a second door to enter this changing room and the dimensions for the second door are the same as the first door.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the shower facilities.
    • There is a steep slope at the entrance to the shower cubicles.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 208cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 45cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
    • The wall mounted rails are vertical and are placed to the left and right of the flip down seat.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • The lighting levels in the toilet(s) are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are not available.

Changing Area (Referees Room for Outdoor Pitches)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located in the front left corridor.
    • The changing area is approximately 10m from the main entrance.
    • The changing area is approximately 5m from reception.
    • The changing area is approximately 30m from the outdoor pitches.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard changing rooms/cubicles, standard showers and standard toilets.
    • This is a shared changing area.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 77cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is vinyl.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are lockers within the changing area.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are good.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the shower facilities.
    • There is a slight ramp to enter the shower cubicle.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 208cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is no seat for the shower(s).
    • There is not a/are not wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • The lighting levels in the toilet(s) are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are not available.

Entrance (Exit to Outdoor Pitches)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the front left corridor, at the end of the corridor.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 87cm.

Approach (Outdoor Pitches Exit to Outdoor Pitches)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.