Perth Leisure Pool

Glasgow Road, Perth, Perthshire PH2 0HZ

01738 454 654

leisure@liveactive.co.uk

www.liveactive.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 09/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include swimming pool, fitness suite and cafe.

  • Monday 10:00 - 20:30.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 20:30.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 20:30.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 20:30.

  • Friday 10:00 - 21:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 18:30.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • The kids disco on a Saturday is 18:30 - 20:30.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in Perth.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Perth.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There are 10 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 320cm x 480cm (10ft 6in x 15ft 9in).

  • The car park type is open air and underground.

  • The nearest designated bay is 5m (16ft 5in) from the accessibe entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 87m (95yd) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

  • The ramp has a handrail on the right going up.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 104cm (3ft) wide.

  • This door has a buzzer entry system.

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The lift is located to the rear of reception.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 140cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 7in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • the lift gives access from reception to the changing rooms and pool.

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.

  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.

  • There is a wet side chair available.

  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.

  • The hoist is manual.

  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.

  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.

  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.

  • There is a wet side chair available.

  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.

  • The hoist is manual.

  • There are steps into the swimming pool.

  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

  • The fitness suite is located to the left of the ground floor beside the stairs.

  • The fitness suite is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • There is not level access to the fitness suite.

  • Fitness Suite.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The opening is 82cm (2ft) wide.

  • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.

  • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes weight lifting equipment.

  • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

  • The fitness suite door has a code to enter system 140cm from the floor.

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance.

  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing room is 8m (26ft 3in) from the stairs.

  • The standard changing room is 3m (9ft 10in) from the fitness suite.

  • The standard changing rooms are located in the fitness suite.

  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.

  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 41cm (1ft 4in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is varied.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located to the left of the cafe.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the flumes beside the leisure pool.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up at the rear of the venue.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There are 11 steps to the first jacuzzi at the landing.

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.

  • The accessible changing rooms are located on the ground floor, next to the lift.

  • The accessible changing room is 5m (5yd 18in) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible changing room is 16m (17yd 19in) from the swimming pool.

  • The vending machine controls {Radio} within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.

  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 210cm x 190cm (6ft x 6ft).

  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are A wheel in shower, handrails, and a changing table.

  • Other facilities available are accessible toilet, flip down chairs, wheelchair.

  • There is level access to the changing room.

  • The flip down chair is 46cm high.

  • The flip down changing table is 87cm high and 180cm in length.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the left of reception, near the cafe.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 190cm (5ft x 6ft).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 125cm (4ft).

  • There is no dropdown rail.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (17in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").

  • The hand dryer is 115cm (3ft) high.

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").

  • The toilet roll holder is 120cm (3ft) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Lighting levels are ultraviolet.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 82cm.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located to the front right on the lower floor.

  • The female and male toilets are 23m (25yd) from the stairs.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing room is 2m (2yd 7in) from the stairs.

  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd 4in) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room is 16m (17yd 19in) from the swimming pool.

  • The standard changing rooms are located on the ground floor.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

  • The female toilets are located to the left of reception near the cafe.

  • The female toilets are 20m (22yd) from the main entrance.

  • The male toilets are located to the left of reception near the cafe.

  • The male toilets are 15m (16yd) from the main entrance.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.