Information regarding Covid-19 – Back to the pool!

UPDATE – 6th August 2020

Finally, we’re able to bring you the fantastic news that we’ll be back in the pool from Wednesday 12th August.

Thank you to all of those who responded to say that you’ll be swimming in August, we have been working hard on the risk assessments, guidance documents and collaborating with the leisure centre to ensure that what we have in place is in line with Swim England guidance as well as with Places for People’s needs and will work on a practical level for our club.

Chris Mutton has very kindly taken on the role of Covid-19 lead for the club. He can be contacted via this email address:

For August we will be offering sessions as follows:

Wednesday 12th, 19th, 26th 18:15 – 19:45 Platinum, Gold, Silver, Improver 3, Improver 4, Masters, Student
Friday 14th, 21st, 28th 19:00 – 21:00 Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Masters, Student
Sunday 16th, 23rd, 30th 07:45 – 08:30 Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Masters, Student

Based on the responses we’ve had for August, we will be able to manage safe numbers in each lane. For August; Nicky, Caroline and Geoff will be coaching with support from Hazel and Louise.

There will be guidance coming out by the end of this week which will provide you with information on the procedures for entering the pool, leaving the pool, expectations of you before you swim etc. Please wait to receive these documents before asking questions.

For September onwards, we’re looking to get back to being as “normal” as we possibly can – further information will be forthcoming.

For those of you who will be swimming in August, we will appreciate your feedback on the Covid-19 measures that will be in place.