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Lifestyles - Garston

Long Lane, Garston, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 6PE

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Introduction

  • Liverpool John Moores University staff and students can get free off peak access to Lifestiles Fitness Centres.

Opening Times

  • 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 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:30.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Garston.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Garston Station.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • There are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 330cm x 480cm (10ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (22yd) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • The patron does have to cross a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
  • Comments
    • The car park is 20m from the venue's entrance.
    • The convenient dropoff point is located outside the main entrance
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Outside Access

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are low.
  • Comments
    • There is an easy ramp leading down to the changing village (poolside).

Restaurant Bar Internal (Cafe)

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments
    • The cafe is self service however meals will be brought to the tables if necessary.

Swimming Pool

  • There is 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 steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 4 steps.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • Comments
    • There is also a hoist into the spar.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located in the changing village (swimming pool).
  • The accessible changing room is 28m (31yd) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the swimming pool.
  • Comments
    • There is also a hoist into the spar.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 17m (19yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right of reception.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 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 65cm (2ft 2in).
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 78cm (2ft 7in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
  • Comments
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are automatic taps fitted in the adapted toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilets are located to the right of reception/ the foyer.
    • The female toilets are 19m (21yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilets are located to the right of reception/ the foyer.
    • The male toilets are 15m (16yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments
    • There are automatic taps fitted in the adapted toilet.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Comments
    • Audio assistance is available via 2-way radio in Lifestyles to help visually impaired people.
    • There are Braille and tactile markings on all doors.
    • There is an accessible changing room.
    • Although the Leisure Centre itself is accessible, some gym equipment may not be. Please phone 0151 2335700 to clarify access to particular gym equipment prior to your visit. Staff are trained to take TypeTalk calls.