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Gym

City of Glasgow College, City Campus, Level 2, 190 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0RF

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Gym is located on level 2, beyond the central lifts from the main entrance.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Opening Times (Sports Desk)

  • Monday 07:00 - 09:00.
  • Monday 16:00 - 20:30.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 09:00.
  • Tuesday 16:00 - 20:30.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 09:00.
  • Wednesday 16:00 - 20:30.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 09:00.
  • Thursday 16:00 - 20:30.
  • Friday 07:00 - 09:00.
  • Friday 16:00 - 20:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located at the side of the building, on level 2.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 10 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 430cm x 601cm (14ft 1in x 19ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is City Campus Car Park.
    • The car park is located further towards the city centre, off Cathedral Street.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is NCP George Street Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Montrose Street.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 220cm x 550cm (7ft 3in x 18ft 1in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Rottenrow.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 270cm x 700cm (8ft 10in x 22ft 12in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Rottenrow and Montrose Street.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in the turning circle of the building car park, near the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are steep gradients on Montrose Street/Rottenrow.

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located on College Way, off Cathedral Street, to the left as you face the City Campus Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are City Campus Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the City Campus Building.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the City Campus Building.
  • Comments View
    • An intercom security barrier is in operation.
    • There are 2 spaces available with a charging point for electric cars in the car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Level 2)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building, to level 2.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the car park from Cathedral Street.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located leading up from the slope towards the entrance.
    • There is / are 15+ step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There are heavy 135cm wide revolving doors to the right at this entrance.

Reception

  • Sport & Fitness reception is located off the main foyer, beyond the central lifts.
  • The desk is 46m (50yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.

Entrance (Fitness Suite)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located along to the left from the reception desk.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).

Entrance (Rear Fitness Suite)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located over to the left from the main entrance, towards the engineering faculty.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played within the fitness suite.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located over to the left as you enter.
    • The fitness suite is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main 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 double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • A portable hearing loop is available for induction.
    • Staff are trained to use the portable hearing loop.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is available for induction.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • Portable hearing loops are available from the Disabled Store, located on the first floor of the City Campus Building.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located between the reception desk and fitness suite.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 46m (50yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the fitness suite.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 235cm x 270cm (7ft 9in x 8ft 10in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; handrails, a drop down rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located within the main building, near the lifts.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located adjacent to the fitness suite.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 46cm (1ft 6in).
  • Other facilities available include; a drop down rail.
  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located between the reception desk and fitness suite.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 55m (60yd 5in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the fitness suite.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the standard changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)