Dorchester Sports Centre

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF DORCHESTER SPORTS CENTRE

Following the Government announcement on Saturday 31 October 2020 of a second national lockdown, Dorchester Sports Centre will close temporarily on Thursday 5 November until 2 December 2020. An email has been sent to all members with a full update. You can also find closure details here.

As our facilities and Contact Centre will be closed and unstaffed, we will be unable to respond to any enquiries from 5 November 2020 until we return. We will keep everyone up to date via email, our website and social media.

ON DEMAND CLASSES

Staying active has never been so important so be sure to check out our new On Demand Class app where you can access a huge range of workouts and classes on your device from your own home. There is something for all abilities and ages. Sign up between 5 and 15 November to get access for just £5.99 down from the usual price of £9.99. Click here for full details.

THANK YOU

We would like to thank each and every one of you for your loyal support over these past 8 months and we look forward to welcoming you back again in December. Keep safe.

When we reopen

We continue to work hard to ensure we provide a safe environment for your health and fitness journey with us. We all have a role to play in keeping safe - please support us by kindly following these simple rules:

Gym and group exercise classes

Classes only available to members at this present time. We will reopen for Pay as you Go customers soon.

Gym available to PAYG customers and members. Before using the gym for the first time, you must book a Kickstart Welcome (£10) which includes your access card and a consultation where we will shown the equipment and discuss your fitness objectives. Book online or call 01305 858400.

Max of 3 sessions/classes per person per day.

All sessions must be pre-booked in advance via the 1610 app, online or call 01305 858400 (phone line hours below).

Use the allocated wait zones in reception when arriving and leave promptly at the end of your session to allow for equipment to be cleaned.

Bring your own drinks (water fountains out of use) and exercise mat (for all classes excl Group Cycle). Towels can be used in all classes (excl Prama) but not in the gym - use the paper towels provided.

Lockers are available where safe to do so.

Turn up ready to work out, as changing facilities and showers are out of use, unless using the toilets.

Gym capacity = 24 bookable spaces. Class capacity will vary. 1m distancing for holistic classes and 2m for high intensity.

Swimming

Pay as you Go swimming is available. All sessions must be pre-booked in advance via the 1610 app, online or via our contact centre.

Turn up swim-ready (changing facilities are only available upon departure ) and use the allocated wait zone in reception.

Showers will not be available, however the cubical changing rooms will. You will have 10 minutes to leave the changing rooms following the end of your session to allow for cleaning.

Main pool capacity = 54 / small pool capacity = 12. Both pools will be split into lanes (main pool = 3 lanes).

Hoist is available if required, please call ahead.

Swimming lessons

Arrive 5 minutes before the lesson. Turn up swim ready as changing facilities only available upon departure. Please help children with goggles and hats before they enter the pool as teachers will not be able to assist.

Wait in "swimming zone" outside until collected by a member of staff. You will enter through the swim only entrance to the lesson zone.

Max of one parent per child to enter the building, and must remain seated within the gallery viewing area for the duration of the lesson. Spectators must wear a face covering.

Showers will not be available, however the cubical changing rooms will. Bags and shoes to be placed in lockers.

You will have 10 minutes to leave the changing rooms following the end of your session to allow for cleaning.

Rising 4’s classes - one parent per child will be expected to assist the child in the water for the lesson.

Swimming lesson home portal

Thank you for your support and patience.

This centre offers:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Studio
  • Free Parking
  • Dance Studio

Location and Contact Details

Contact Information

Dorchester Sports Centre
Coburg Road
Dorchester
DT1 2HR
E-mail dorchester@1610.org.uk Telephone 01305 858400

Opening Times

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