Decision details

Dolphin Centre and Eastbourne Sports Complex - Swimming Pool and Gym

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Community Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To reopen the swimming pool and gym in the Dolphin Centre and the gym at Eastbourne. Places will be via booking only with reduced capacity in areas to maintain social distancing.

Financial/staffing/health & safety (incl virus transmission risks)/service delivery impacts/other risks and impacts considered:
There is a detailed plan to ensure customer access is controlled and safe systems in place agreed with Health and Safety and Public Health, all in line with guidance. There will be a financial impact due to reduced services and capacity.

Equality Impacts:
Yes, additional support in place if required by any individual.


To open both Dolphin Centre and Eastbourne with limited facilities and access on 27 July 2020.

Reason: To start to reopen services.

Alternative options considered:

To remain closed but agreed to open to support the town centre/residents and starting to get back to normal.

Publication date: 24/11/2020

Date of decision: 22/07/2020