The pool and facilities
The Centre has a fully accessible hydrotherapy pool which is equipped with overhead tracking hoists and situated in a Scandinavian log cabin with an ambient temperature of 32 degrees.
The pool provides an excellent base for exercise, providing a relaxing and fun environment for movement. The water’s warm temperature decreases muscle spasm, relieves pain and can increase range of movement. Each member undertakes a hydrotherapy assessment to determine the level of support they need and to establish an appropriate exercise program.
Pool Dimensions: The pool measures 6m by 4m, with a water line depth of 1.25m. Volume: 30m³
Pool Temperature: The pool water is maintained at approximately 32ºC, with the air temperature kept at least 1º higher at 33-34ºC.
Access to the pool is by 4 steps. Access can also be made by using the ceiling track hoist.
A maximum of 8 people exercise in the pool during each 30 minute session.
There are 5 changing cubicles, 2 are wheelchair accessible changing areas, there is also a shower cubicle and toilet.