Accessibility and Specialist Exercise
At Hutton Moor Leisure Centre we pride ourselves on offering accessible facilities for disabled customers with a commitment to continuously improving the accessibility in our centre to ensure we meet the needs of our customers.
Hutton Moor Leisure Centre is equipped with adapted fitness equipment to allow people with a range of abilities to get the best possible workout and has Inclusive Fitness Initiative Accreditation.
- Disabled parking
- Step free access into the building
- Wheelchair friendly low level main reception desk and area
- Wheelchair friendly low level gym reception desk and area
- Lift from reception area to cafe and fitness studios
- Lift from gym to first floor fitness studios
- Handrails throughout the building
- Automatic doors
- Directional signage is clear
- Staff are trained in disability awareness.
- Accessible toilets, showers and changing facilities
- Non slip floors
- Main pool hoist
- Accessible cardio and weights machines to include the following:
SciFit Arm/Leg Bikes - Enabling use of upper or lower body or both simultaneously with wheelchair access if needed.
Concept 2 Rowing Machines - Offer inclusive exercise and enable wheelchair access.
Vario Pully Resistance Machine - Offering multiple planes of movement for inclusive exercise.
Free weights - a range of functional training equipment including weighted wrist and ankle straps and kettlebells.
Stability balls - offering multiple choices of resistance exercise whilst improving core muscles.
Inclusive Activities and Information
- Dedicated Specialist Health and Fitness Instructor enabling the delivery of the following programmes.
Specialist Health and Exercise Programmes
Gentle exercise programmes supporting people with long term health conditions.
We have dedicated Health and Exercise Instructors and a number of specialist programmes to ensure everyone can receive the expert advice they need to lead an active life in a safe, supportive and welcoming environment.
GP Referral Scheme
Runs in conjunction with local GP Surgeries, Physiotherapists and Nurses, this 12 session course is taken by our qualified GP Referral Co-ordinator and incorporates health screening and a personal exercise programme. These sessions aim to integrate you into the gym and gives you the tools and confidence to help you reach your personal goals.
Wednesday (Pool): 15:00-16:00
Energise Cancer Rehabilitation
An exercise based programme delivered by a Cancer Rehabilitation Instructor, offering a gradual individually tailored introduction to physical activity. To help recovery from the side effects of cancer treatments (such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and hormone therapies) in a safe, friendly and motivating environment.
Taken by a qualified BACPR Rehabilitation Instructor these sessions gently encourage health and fitness to promote long term improvement.
Tuesday (Stroke Group): 12:00-13:00
Wednesday (Cardiac Group): 12:00-14:00
Swimming lanes provided for the registered disabled and their carers (if required)
Give it a go: increased sense of wellbeing, increased stamina and energy, strong bones (lower risk of osteoporosis), improved heart and lung efficiency, lower blood pressure, less tension and stress.
Pay per visit or discounted memberships available!
Please contact our Active Life Co-ordinator on -
Telephone: (01934) 425900