Strathclyde SportStrathclyde Sport - Staying Safe

Member and staff safety is paramount to us and below we have detailed measures that we have put in place. Please note that these measures are temporary. Updates will be shared to our social media sites and our webpage.

Booking

Fitness classes and activities should be booked in advance to secure your space.

You can book your session online at https://sport.strath.ac.uk/Book/mrmLogin.aspx

If you cannot make your booking, please ensure to cancel before the start time to avoid being charged a fee. 

 

Social distancing

Please respect the 1 metre+ rule with our staff and other members. 

Masks are required to be worn throughout the facility except from during exercise, unless medically exempt. 

In the strength and conditioning area, there will be two people allowed per platform. 

As ever, if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter the building.

 

Gym members work out on the functional rig.

Classes

Members can get free and exclusive access to a vast catalogue of fitness classes on our MoveGB platform.

Book a class on our online booking page.

 

Cleaning

Strathclyde Sport have adopted the method of: "CLEAN USE CLEAN".

We have increased our cleaning schedules to ensure the safety of our members and our staff. Please help us by wiping down your equipment before and after each use. We have hand sanitizers at various points throughout the building.

Please note: The gym will close 15 minutes before the facility closing time to allow our staff to extensively clean the equipment.

Staff

The Strathclyde Sport are loving having you back! Please ensure that you are respectful at all times, maintaining a 1 metre+ distance and please be patient whilst we adjust to this new way of operation.

Multi-visit pass and memberships

Our Multi-visit pass is a new and exclusive offering. Available to purchase for £35.00 from our reception desk, the pass allows for access to the gym, swimming pool and fitness classes. The pass is valid for 90 days and permits 10 visits to the facility for the price of 7. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance with this pass.

We have an August membership available which will be valid until 31st August 2021. Our new 2021/22 memberships will be available from the beginning of September.

 

Fitness Consultations

During a Fitness Consultation a member of the Gym Team can provide you with a variety of services, such as taking you through Personal Training session; design a workout programme and schedule; or simply be there to allow you to touch base with a trainer to get hints and tips. 

All appointments are free to members of Strathclyde Sport as well as staff and students of the University.

Appointments can be booked online.

Face coverings

Following an update to Government guidance, members are required to wear their face coverings throughout the facility, including on the gym floor and moving between exercise equipment and cleaning stations.

Face coverings should only be removed while exercising, using the swimming pool, or when using the shower. 

A face covering must be worn at all times when inside the Strathclyde Sport facility, except where an exemption applies (as defined in section 4.6 of the COVID-19 University Buildings New Working Arrangements document).

 

 

Badminton, squash and table tennis

Badminton 
If using a shared shuttle, then extra care must be taken to ensure you do not touch your face during play.   
Players to follow the practice of clean, use, clean.
Please spray badminton net before and after use. 
Players to finish booking early so cleaning can take place and can leave the sports hall prior to the next booking arriving.   

 

Squash  
Players to follow the practice of clean, use, clean.
Please clean the squash door handle and glass before and after use. 
Players should be discouraged from wiping their hands on the walls and doors of the squash court and to avoid any unnecessary touching of these surfaces.   
Players to finish booking early so cleaning can take place and can leave the squash court area prior to next booking arriving.   

  

Table Tennis  
Players to follow the practice of clean, use, clean.
Please spray table and net before and after use.  Balls to be cleaned before, during and after use.   
Maximum playing time available per booking will be limited to 45mins to allow for cleaning and safe transition to the next booking.   

Swimming pool and changing areas

The swimming pool is currently closed for essential repairs. Updates will be posted to our social media platforms and webpages. 

When entering the changing rooms, please make sure to give way to those leaving. Please wear a face mask when using the changing rooms, although masks don't need to be worn prior to using the shower.

We kindly ask that you clean your locker before and after use; we have provided cleaning equipment for you to do so. Our lockers require a padlock and you can either bring your own or purchase one from our reception desk. 

 

 

Exterior of Strathclyde Sport as it prepares to open.

Virtual Tours

New to Strathclyde Sport? View our virtual tours to familiarise yourself with the spaces:

Fitness Suite and Strength & Conditioning Area

Swimming pool, changing areas and reception areas

Dance Studio

Person with their activity plan.

Feedback survey

We would appreciate if members who have recently visited our facility, could complete this short survey on their experience: 

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