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Edlington Leisure Centre

Tait Avenue, New Edlington, Doncaster, DN12 1HJ

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Access Guide

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Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 14:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 21:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 12:30.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 12:30.

Opening Times (School Holidays)

  • Monday 14:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 12:30.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 12:30.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Conisbrough.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • 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 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 570cm (11ft 10in x 18ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located either side of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 142cm (4ft 8in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) 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 does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible viewing gallery on the first floor.
    • The gallery is 14m from the lift.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G,1,2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (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 second floor viewing gallery.
  • Comments View
    • There is further stairs to the left side of the building that leads directly to the standard female and male changing rooms on the first floor and to the viewing gallery .

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the main ground floor corridor.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G,1.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 91cm (2ft 12in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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.

Second Floor Viewing Gallery

  • The viewing gallery is located on the second floor.
  • Access is via the right hand staircase.
  • The gallery is not accessible by the lift.
  • There are 2 medium steps without handrails in the viewing gallery to access a lower platform.

Changing Places

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located off the main ground floor corridor.
    • The facility is approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 207cm x 335cm (6ft 9in x 10ft 12in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 186cm (6ft 1in).
    • The facility toilet is corner.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on the right.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • 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.
    • Disposal facilities are not available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

Accessible Changing Room (First Floor - Unisex)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located on the first floor.
  • The facility is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the lift.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 219cm x 322cm (7ft 2in x 10ft 7in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 145cm (4ft 9in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 48cm (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 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The accessible changing room has a ceiling tracking hoist.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, a shower chair and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 51cm (1ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • The closest locker is in the standard changing rooms, which are 11m from the accessible changing room.
    • There are two single doors to open in the corridor en route to the standard changing room.
    • The doors are single and open away from you (push).
    • The doors are 75cm wide.
    • Please note there is a step beyond the standard changing room door.

Standard Changing Room (First Floor - Female)

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the the pool.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The highest locker is 128cm.
    • The lowest locker is 36cm.
    • There is a male changing room adjacent.

Level Change (Corridor Doors - Accessible and Standard Changing Rooms)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of each door.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 75cm (2ft 6in).

Level Change (Female Changing Room)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor)

Standard Toilet(s) (Female changing Rooms)

  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the female standard changing room.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are further standard toilets in the standard male changing room.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grassed areas around the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.