For immediate release
27th August 2020
Everybody Leisure prepares to reopen swimming pools and remaining Leisure Centres in September
After a successful reopening of 11 facilities across Cheshire East for activities such as gym, group fitness and outdoor swimming; Everybody has now announced plans to reopen indoor swimming pools and four more sites in September.
Congleton Leisure Centre, Poynton Leisure Centre, Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre and Middlewich Leisure Centre will be reopening on the 1st September.
From 1st September gym and group fitness classes will be open and available to pre-book activity slots via the website: www.everybody.org.uk
Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre and Middlewich Leisure Centre will be opening in the evenings and on a Saturday for gym, group fitness classes and outdoor club sport bookings. This will be kept under review until the end of October.
Congleton and Poynton will be open 7 days a week.
Everybody is also preparing to welcome back customers to indoor swimming pools and will be opening them on a phased approach following guidance from the government and governing bodies including Swim England.
From 1st September public swimming will be available at:
- Alsager Leisure Centre
- Crewe Lifestyle Centre
- Nantwich Swimming Pool
- Macclesfield Leisure Centre
- Wilmslow Leisure Centre
- Sandbach Leisure Centre
- Knutsford Leisure Centre
From 7th September public swimming will be available at:
- Children’s swimming lessons will start to resume from 7th All of the guidance on return to Everybody’s Learn To Swim Scheme can be found here https://everybody.org.uk/returning-to-swimming-lessons/
All swimming customers will need to follow social distancing and one way systems, come dressed ‘beach ready’ and are encouraged to follow the national swimming guidance which includes showering at home and spending minimal time in the changing villages.
Due to the latest government announcements all spas and sauna area will remain closed until further notice.
Following positive feedback from members and a star rating of 4.8/5 for cleanliness and hygiene; Everybody has also made the decision to increase gym sessions from 45 minutes to 90 minutes whilst also increasing visitor capacity in some of the larger gym locations to further improve the customer experience from 1st September.
The demand for group fitness classes has been high with spaces filling fast. This means Everybody is now introducing more group fitness classes to the timetables to meet customers needs.
Nantwich Outdoor Pool is now open for pre-bookable, lane and family swimming sessions.
Take a look at what to expect when you visit one of Everybody’s swimming pools on their website. Visit https://everybody.org.uk/swimmingguidance/ for all the guidance you need on returning to Everybody swimming pools!
Notes to Editor
Everybody Sport & Recreation – Everybody Sport and Recreation is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. As a Health and Wellbeing Charity, Everybody Sport and Recreation aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by changing lives through healthy recreation. The charity operates 16 leisure facilities across the Cheshire East region as well as a range of Health, Leisure Development and Outreach programmes and the new Everybody Academy, providing local training and career opportunities. For more information please visit: www.everybody.org.uk or follow on Twitter @ebleisure.
Name: Jade Griffin
Email: [email protected]