Memberships

YES, UP TO 6 Months (subject to review in the case of a second closure or withdrawal of services)
Freeze requests must be submitted in writing to memberships@derrystrabane.com

All direct debit membership payments will restart on 1st & 15th September 2020 respectively.
Advanced payment memberships will restart with remaining term left after 13th March term, added on from 7th August.

Brooke Park and City Baths standard memberships can choose to use another centre in the Council area. Please email memberships@derrystrabane.com to confirm your choice.
Members on all inclusive packages will have their membership restarted.

Reopening & Bookings

Gym and class sessions will commence from 7th August, timetables displayed on centre screens, social media and website www.derrystrabane.com/leisure

Only active members will be able to book gym and class sessions initially, this is under constant review and will update non-members/casual members as guidance changes.

Gym and class sessions will be able to be booked 7 days in advance.  Where possible, bookings should be made online at www.derrystrabane.com/leisure or contact the relevant centre by phone.

Due to different gym area/hall sizes, this will vary by centre location.

Classes are 45mins duration, gym sessions are 60mins duration.

5 sessions per week, a mixture of gym sessions and classes (maximum of one session per day).

Due to current guidelines, one to one training and small group will not be available when we reopen. We will monitor this and update members as required.

Centre will reopen on normal opening hours. Identified slots of deep cleaning where no bookings take place have been allocated to specific areas.

NO, members must book in advance to ensure no queues develop. This can be completed online www.derrystrabane.com/leisure or by contacting the centre you wish to book.

Initially no. Based on shielding. However, we will have to monitor and see what advice is on offer for vulnerable groups. When shielders are allowed to participate in indoor exercise then this will be reviewed.

Facilities

The swimming pools will not be available in this phase. Further information will be available on our website when these facilities are available to use.

No. Due to social distancing measures, we will not open saunas and steam rooms for a temporary period.

Further information will be available on our website when these facilities are available to use.

No. To maintain the highest possible level of hygiene and safety for our staff and members, we will temporarily place all water fountains out of use.

Please bring water with you or you can purchase bottled water from our vending machines in the centre.

We hope to confirm a date for re-commencing climbing wall sessions in the coming weeks. This will be subject to governing body advice, industry guidelines and NI Executive updates. There are likely to be some restrictions in place once we reopen, so please keep following this link for further updates and user information.

Cleaning & Hygiene

During the closure period we have been busy preparing and making important changes as our staff and members’ safety is our highest priority. Additional hand sanitiser and cleaning stations with anti-bacterial spray and wipes for your use, social distancing measures in place throughout the centre, including limiting the capacity where required and increased cleaning hours for our staff.

Yes, we request members to wipe down all equipment that you use after you’ve finished with it.

Cleaning stations with anti-bacterial spray and wipes are located throughout the centre for your use.

No. We kindly ask that you refrain from taking any towels onto the gym floor or into classes. This is to ensure that we limit any possible risk of spreading a virus, so all members are asked to only use the wipes available for wiping down equipment.

Yes, we will have hand sanitiser available at reception when you enter and at various points throughout the club.

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