Return to Swimming

posted 13 Apr 2021, 02:37 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 13 Apr 2021, 09:44 ]

On Sunday April 25th we will be returning to swimming on a limited basis. For a short while swimming sessions will be on a Sunday afternoon and we will have two lanes of the main pool.. You must book for these sessions, Ideally this should be done either  by an app on a smartphone or on the GLL website
The RSDA sessions were not on the system at the time of writing, but should be in time for you to book. 
If you feel independent enough you could book a place in the "Swim for Fitness" sessions that will be taking part in the other lanes.

It may be possible to book at the centre on the day but places are very limited and may all be taken.
You must book for one of the two sessions: 2 pm or 3 pm. It will not be possible to book for both or to overrun from one into the other. Only cashless payments will be accepted and the price has not been changed from the £2.60 that it was in 2019.
If you will need a helper please try to bring one as helpers from the association will also be very limited.
If you do need help from us please let us know. Don't let it stop you coming.
The disabled changing rooms will be available for those who need them, but if you don't need them please follow the rules for the general public and arrive with your swimming gear on underneath your clothes, remove outer clothing by the poolside and put your clothes in a bag poolside. You will need to bring your own bag. When you have finished your swim you will be able to use the showers and changing rooms. The cafe will not be able to open yet, so you will then have to leave the building. Attached is a guide to using the booking system on the GLL web page.

Covid 19 Guide to face coverings

posted 24 Jul 2020, 06:04 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 24 Jul 2020, 07:07 ]

The Smart family have sent in this easy-read guide to Covid 19 face coverings that Bradford Talking Media have provided.

Trampolining Update

posted 15 Jan 2020, 00:20 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 17 Mar 2020, 07:24 ]

The date set for the next RSDA trampolining session will be advised as soon as we start operating again
Both trampolines will be used from 10.30am to 11.30am
This time has been chosen to make easier for those who want to have a swim first.

Participants are advised to wear either tracksuit bottoms or shorts rather than jeans and to remove shoes to avoid damage to the trampolines. They should wear socks to prevent injury to feet.
They should also avoid jewellery and have any long hair tied back to prevent injury.

For insurance purposes we keep a register of those taking part. Please ensure that your name is on the register before starting.
Next sessions: to be advised

RSDA tops World Crossbow Rankings

posted 29 Apr 2019, 04:13 by Bernard Purdy

Three members of Rugby Sport for the Disabled Association (RSDA) are in top places in the 
As of the end of December 2018:

Iris Bingham

 is ranked 1st in the Target Bow Indoor and Target Bow Outdoor rankings and 4th in the Sport Bow Indoor rankings.

Graeme Mooney 

is ranked 1st in Sport Bow Indoor rankings and 2nd in the Sport Bow Outdoor rankings. 

Kevin Rumble

is ranked 2nd in the Sport Bow Indoor rankings. 

In the 2018 World Indoor Championships Iris won 2 Gold medals on her own and 1 as part of a team with Graeme and Kevin.
Graeme won 1 Gold on his own and 1 as part of the team.
Kevin won a Silver on his own and a Gold as part of the team. 
Iris set 2 World Records on her own and 2 as part of a team with Graeme.

The Passing of KMLC

posted 9 Aug 2013, 11:44 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 2 Oct 2017, 00:36 ]

The Ken Marriott Leisure Centre finally seems to have gone for good.

Now you see it

Taken on 8th August 2013

Now you don't

Taken on 10th August 2013

Apparently it came down on the afternoon of 9th August 2013

Meanwhile, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre is nearly there

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