Decision details

Family Swimming at the Dolphin Centre

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Community Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Introduction of Family Swimming at the Dolphin Centre on weekends in the training pool from Saturday 15 August 2020.
The pool will be split into two halves with one family allocated to each half. Families will use the school changing areas to eliminate mixing in the changing village.
Sessions to be one hour with 30 minutes gap in between for a full sanitise.

Financial/staffing/health & safety (incl virus transmission risks)/service delivery impacts/other risks and impacts considered:
Following PHE advice in relation to indoor swimming pools. Safe systems in place agreed with Health and Safety and Public Health, all in line with guidance.

Equality Impacts:
Additional support in place if required by any individual.


To introduce Family Swimming at the Dolphin Centre from Saturday 15 August 2020.

Reason: To continue to reopen services.

Alternative options considered:

To withhold this additional facility but agreed to introduce to support families and continue the process to get back to normal.

Publication date: 23/11/2020

Date of decision: 05/08/2020