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Fairfield Leisure Club

Fairfield House Hotel, 12 Fairfield Road, Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA7 2AS

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Introduction

Opening Times (Leisure Club)

  • Monday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 20:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Ayr.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Ayr.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is 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 are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 550cm (16ft 5in x 18ft 1in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the leisure club 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Leisure Club Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the leisure club to the left of the hotel.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Leisure Club Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance after an easy ramp to the right.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the leisure club entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • 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 bright.

Level Change (Sauna, Steam Room and Internal Hotel Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the sauna/steam room and hotel entrance.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to the sauna/steam room and unisex changing room from the hotel.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the right as you enter.
    • The fitness suite is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the leisure club entrance.
    • There is 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 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is not level access to all of the equipment.

Level Change (Fitness Suite)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the rear of the fitness suite.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

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 steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 4 steps.
  • There is not a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 deep steps with handrails on both sides leading up to the swimming pool, and 4 steps with a central handrail leading into the pool.

Level Change (Jacuzzi Steps)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up and into the jacuzzi.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Level Change (Poolside Baby Changing)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located beyond reception leading down beside the pool.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are in the centre.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located beside the swimming pool.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 108cm (3ft 6in).
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the baby change facility.
    • There are level access baby changing facilities available within the hotel's accessible toilet.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 14m (15yd 11in) from the leisure club entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd 4in) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the venue.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Changing Room (Sauna/Steam Room)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 3m (3yd 10in) from the internal hotel entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the sauna and steam room.
  • The standard changing rooms are located up to the rear left of the venue.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to this unisex changing room from the hotel.

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located in the standard changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible toilets available within the adjoining hotel.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available 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.