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Accessibility


Accessibility signs/icons

Signs you are likely to encounter in East Riding leisure centres are depicted and described below.

Accessibility signs/icons used in leisure centre

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Description

Disabled parking

This icon indicates that we have disabled parking bays available at our facility.

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Other accessible/adapted toilet and changing facilities are available for use.

Accessible routes

Areas and facilities which are not on one level can be accessed by a lift.

Guide dog

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Large print

Leaflets, on request, will be provided in braille, audio or large print format.

Hearing loop

A hearing induction loop is available at reception and in our conference meeting room.

Disabled icon

 

Our facilities are suitable for customers with limited mobility and wheelchair users.

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Language and alternative formats

We want to make our services accessible to everyone. We understand English is not everyone’s first language, so we try to provide a range of interpreting and translation facilities to meet your needs.

Please note: Leaflets, on request, will be provided in Braille, audio or large print format – please ask at Reception.

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Information about our services in British Sign Language (BSL)

A video below introduces Leisure Services with British Sign Language so our deaf and hearing-impaired residents can access those services easily.

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Positive about disabled people

At East Riding we pride ourselves on providing a top class leisure experience to all, both online and in person. With this in mind we have various facilities and services in place for users with disabilities, to ensure they receive the same level of enjoyment from our facilities as everybody else.

There are many facilities available throughout the whole of the building, as well as some more specific to certain activities. If you feel that you will need assistance on your visit to the leisure centre, we will only be too happy to help. Please call reception prior to your visit to make arrangements for someone to meet you on arrival.

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Parking for blue badge holders

There are 10 disabled parking bays adjacent to the main entrance. Customers using these bays must obtain a parking ticket from the pay and display machine. The left-half (main part) of the ticket to be displayed on the vehicle windscreen and take the right-half of the ticket to Reception. Please ensure you display your blue badge.

For further information on car parking please visit the Car parking page,

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Main entrance and reception

There is level access with automatic opening doors leading into reception. There is a second entrance with gentle slopes from the main promenade leading into the cafeteria with sea views.

The reception desk is low level.

Located opposite the main reception deskwe have a changing room which fulfils the requirements of the Changing Places campaign. This changing room is also accessible from the pool changing area.

The toilet has space either side for a carer, an adult sized height adjustable bench, movable hoist, and screen for privacy.

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Carers

Carers are admitted free if they are helping a disabled person take part in an activity.

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Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome; please notify Reception prior to arrival where possible. A dog drinking station is available on request.

Customers with limited mobility and wheelchair users

East Riding Leisure Bridlington has facilities on two levels with a lift to the first floor located in Reception.

The three pools, sports hall, climbing wall, health suite with sauna and Jacuzzi, Sewerby conference room, cafeteria and spectator viewing area with sea views are all located on the ground floor.

The Tone Zone, Exercise class and Myride studios, squash courts, sports hall viewing balcony, Flamborough and Bempton meeting rooms are located on the first floor.

The pool gala spectator viewing balcony is accessible from the first floor for wheelchair access, and ground floor for other users.

There is a pool pod with two separate wheelchairs to assist users in wheelchairs access the main pool, please ask at Reception.

The main pool, learner pool and splash pool are all deck level pools.

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Hearing loop

Hearing induction loops are available at Reception, spectator areas and in our conference meeting rooms.

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Other changing/toilet facilities

There are accessible/adapted toilet facilities in the following areas – pool and sauna changing, sports hall changing, Tone Zone changing, and cafeteria.

Emergency call systems are available in toilets.

We also have 2dedicated changing facilities in our poolside changing room.

There are accessible showers with seats. For more information please visit Changing Places (external website)

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Facilities for customers with very young children

Five family changing cubicles and baby changing facilities are available in our pool changing room. Safe storage for pushchairs is also available for customers using our pools, please ask at Reception for assistance. 

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