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St Michael's Pool COVID-19 Operating Procedure

COVID Safety


In line with Swim England and government guidelines, here are the extra measures in place:

  • You may only use the pool with people you live with or formed a support bubble with

  • Extra daily sanitising of commonly touched surfaces

  • 15 minute break between slots to ensure social distancing

  • Windows open at all times to ensure ventilation

  • Sanitising facilities for hands on entry

  • Sanitising equipment for surface cleaning on entry and exit

  • New safety signs



  • Do not come to the facility if you are showing any symptoms of Covid-19 (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing, or anosmia e.g. loss of taste or smell).

  • If you are high risk or shielding, please follow the medical guidance issued at all times.

  • Arrive ready to swim with swimwear underneath robes or clothing.

  • Shower at home to help us maintain the water quality. There are no showers at St Michael's Pool.

  • Take hand sanitiser with you.

  • Take any equipment/aids with you (floats, kick boards etc.) ensuring it is clean and identifiable as yours before you arrive.

  • Bring your own bag in which to store personal belongings.

  • Remember your booking details with the new gate combination code!


  • Wait in the car park until your allotted time.

  • Do not enter the pool complex (through the combination gate) if anybody else is inside the pool complex.



  • Bring as few personal belongings as possible

  • Use hand sanitiser/wash stations wherever made available.

  • Report anybody who is inside the pool complex outside their allotted time to

  • Clean handrails with sanitary equipment provided.


  • Leave the pool complex by the end of your allotted time.

  • Clean handrails with sanitary equipment provided.

  • Once you have finished your swim, leave the venue as soon as you can.

  • Shower when you return home.

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