Welcome back to The Watershed - here is what you need to know

Sunday, July 5, 2020

The wait is over and we are finally able to open the doors to our Pool Complex and Gym after a temporary closure of almost four months.  Here is the information that you will need in order to access our Gym and Swimming facilities.  

Gym

  • We are not taking Gym bookings – admissions will be stopped when we reach capacity as per government guidelines
  • Session Times are as indicated here on our Opening Hours page
  • Everyone must complete a Self Declaration/Contact Tracing Form which is to be handed in at Reception for each visit. Forms are available at Reception and on our website, if you like to print out and complete at home
  • You are welcome to work out at any time during the times listed but must vacate the gym at the end of the session, so bear this in mind when planning your visit and ensure you arrive with sufficient time to complete your workout
  • There is no access to changing or showering facilities Please arrive in your gym gear, ready to work out. Lockers may be used to store personal belongings
  • Please bring a water bottle with you and also a yoga mat if you need one for stretching or performing floor exercises
  • Please note that towels are not permitted
  • Everyone must wear the Wristband given to them at Reception
  • On entering the Gym, please observe the One Way System (Keep Right) and remember Social Distancing
  • You are not permitted to have someone ‘spot’ you when training so do not include heavy weightlifting in your workout
  • Certain equipment such as the Ski Rig, Assault Bike, Rowers etc have been moved to the Personal & Group Training Zone, please ask a member of staff if you need access
  • Please sanitise your hands and ensure they are dry before handling any equipment. Please note our sanitisers contain alcohol and are used at the customer’s own risk
  • Please vacate the Gym promptly when instructed by the Fitness Team at the end of your session to allow our staff full opportunity to perform their cleaning and sanitisation duties in preparation for the next session

Pool

  • We are not taking Pool bookings – admissions will be stopped when we reach capacity as per government guidelines
  • Session Times are as indicated here on our Opening Hours page
  • Everyone must complete a Self Declaration/Contact Tracing Form which is to be handed in at Reception for each visit. Forms are available at Reception and on our website, if you like to print out and complete at home
  • Your swim session will be for a maximum duration of one hour
  • We recommend that you arrive ‘Beach Ready’ i.e. with your swimwear on under your clothing to enable you to spend as much of the hour as possible in the water
  • Everyone must wear the Wristband given to them at Reception, including children
  • On entering the Changing Village, please observe the One Way System (Keep Right) and remember Social Distancing
  • You must pre-shower and you must wear a swim hat at all times
  • Please vacate the pool promptly when instructed by the Lifeguards at the end of your session
  • Please dry and change as swiftly as possible to allow staff full opportunity to perform their cleaning and sanitisation duties in preparation for the next session.
  • Note: use of the showers after your swim is not permitted, however, you may use the showers briefly to rinse the chlorinated water from your skin if you wish - maximum 30 seconds, no shampoo, no shower gel
  • The use of hairdryers and shavers is not permitted
  • We are sorry but… our Health Suite and Giant Inflatable Slide are not available for the time being
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