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Club Motivation

61 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3QD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a fitness suite, resistance suite, swimming pool and dance studio.
  • Related link Holiday Inn.

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 - 21:00.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 21:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • 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 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 470cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 14m (15yd 11in) 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 hotel building to the left.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 139cm (4ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 139cm (4ft 7in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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 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 not level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the fitness suite and dance studio.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to the dance studio.
    • There is no level access to the resistance suite, fitness suite, swimming pool, accessible changing room and standard changing rooms.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you enter, between reception and the fitness suite, swimming pool, accessible changing room and standard changing rooms.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 134cm (4ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • The accessible fitness suite is located on the level landing at the end of the inital ramp (photograph 1). The accessible changing room, standard changing rooms and swimming pool are located at the bottom of the second part of the ramp.
    • Access to the swimming pool is through the standard changing rooms.

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 not a wet side chair available.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • 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
    • There is stepped access from the level landing at the bottom of the initial ramp refered to in the inside access level change section to the swimming pool.
    • There is also stepped access leading to a second entrance (73cm) to the fitness suite from the swimming pool.
    • Both sets of stairs mentioned above have 4 deep steps.
  • Comments View
    • There is stepped access from the level landing at the bottom of the initial ramp refered to in the inside access level change section to the swimming pool.
    • There is also stepped access leading to a second entrance (73cm) to the fitness suite from the swimming pool.
    • Both sets of stairs mentioned above have 4 deep steps.

Fitness Suite (Accessible)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located at the end of the level ramp.
    • The fitness suite is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is not level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 88cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is in house.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes a multi-gym and free weights.
    • 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 (First Floor)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is not level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 73cm (2ft 5in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is company.
    • 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.

Level Change (Fitness Suite - First Floor)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left as you enter, immediatley beyond the door labled resistance suite.
  • There is/are 10 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 not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located to the left as you enter, at the bottom of the ramp.
  • The facility is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 188cm x 270cm (6ft 2in x 8ft 10in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 131cm (4ft 4in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are not available.
  • The toilet seat is 42cm (1ft 5in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • 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, handrails and a shower chair.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 22m (24yd 2in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 3m (3yd 10in) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the left as you enter, down the ramp and to the right.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The information above is for the male standard changing room.
    • There is a similar female standard changing room available.
    • Both lead into the swimming pool.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.