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Dunbar Leisure Pool

Castlepark, Victoria Street, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1EU

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Opening Times (Centre Opening Times)

  • Monday 09:00 - 21:00..
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00..
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00..
  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00..
  • Friday 09:00 - 21:00..
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00..
  • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00..

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Dunbar.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Dunbar.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in 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 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 500cm (9ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 74m (80yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 80m (87yd 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • 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 level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 151cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

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 medium.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the foyer as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1.
  • The lift is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
  • The clear door width is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 105cm x 143cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 8in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 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.

Restaurant Bar Internal

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are 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 varied hot and cold meals.
  • Comments
    • Plastic cups, cuttlery and straws are available.
  • Opening Times
    • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite
    • The fitness suite is located to the left of the building on the lower floor.
    • The fitness suite is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • 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 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General)
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • 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.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is 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 5 steps.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.
  • Comments
    • There are 6 steps to exit from the flumes landing pool.

Level Change (Swimming Pool)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down from the changing area.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading down from the cafe area.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

Level Change (Flumes)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading up to the flumes.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located in the wet side changing area.
  • The facility is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 270cm x 245cm (8ft 10in x 8ft).
  • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The locker is within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are a flip down seat and a fixed seat.
  • The height of the seat is 44cm (1ft 5in).
  • Comments
    • The fixed bench is 40cm high.
    • The lockers are located opposite the changing room.
    • There is a wet chair available in the adjacent first aid room.

Accessible Toilet (Wet Side)

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the rear of the pool.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 158cm x 196cm (5ft 2in x 6ft 5in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet (Dry Side)

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right of the lift on the lower ground floor.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 277cm (4ft 10in x 9ft 1in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 93cm (3ft 1in).

Standard Changing Room (Wet Side)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 3m (3yd 10in) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the rear of the pool.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Changing Room (Dry Side)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the lower floor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

Standard Shower (Swimming Pool)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located beside the swimming pool.
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s) (Wet Side)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s)
    • The female and male toilets are located to the rear of the swimming pool.
    • The female and male toilets are 40m (43yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the family changing rooms.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Standard Toilet(s) (Dry Side)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s)
    • The female and male toilets are located to the rear of the reception.
    • The female and male toilets are 18m (19yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
    • This is by lift.

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.
  • This service cannot be requested.