Covid-19 updates

Sir William Jordan Recreation Centre

Covid-19 fitness protocols. 

Covid-19 Protocols

Service operating information: Sir William Jordan Recreation Centre


Commences 14th May 2020

All equipment in the gym has been moved 1 to 2 meters apart. A skeleton group fitness timetable will be put in place and group fitness will commence on 18th May 2020. Booking essential for every class. Small group training and spin classes will now be held in the stadium. We ask that you please bring a sweat towel or you will not be able to train. Personal training will remain but trainers are to keep a 1 meter distance at all times. All equipment will need to be thoroughly wiped down after use. Water fountain is for drink bottles only.

If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you would please stay home.


Commences 18th May 2020

Updates to come

If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you would please stay home.


Commences 14th May 2020

Social distancing will be required and we will have a maximum of 30 people at one time. All league's will be confirmed at a later date.

If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you would please stay home.

Central covid-19 service updates

YMCA will be following level 2 COVID-19 guidelines. 

Area Capacity 

Our centre will run to a maximum of 100 people allowing for the appropriate recommended physical distancing in each space. If the centre reaches capacity the we will implement a one in one out policy. 

Physical Distancing  

Entry and exits will be clearly marked out and we ask that you follow direction from staff. Our changing room facilities will remain open however, we encourage where possible for customers to shower at home to reduce congestion in the changing rooms. 

Hygiene Standards 

Increased cleaning schedules have been put in place for all areas of the facility. We have changed our cleaning products to use on all surfaces and more hand sanitizing stations have been added around the centre. Water fountains will only be available to fill up water bottles. 

If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you would please stay home. 

Contact Tracing 

Every person entering the facility (including staff) will be required to register their attendance at reception. The Centre will have a QR code to be scanned on your personal phone in order to be checked in. All users must check in through the QR code in order to enter the facility. Staff will be monitoring the attendance of our customers and capacity. 

The website for our QR codes is

Contactless payments 

We ask that if paywave is an option to please use it. We will be accepting cash payments.