This is how Doncaster leisure centres plan to restart group exercise classes at three venues from Monday

Bosses running Donaster leisure centres have revealed how they play to restart group exercise classes at three venues from Monday.

By David Kessen
Thursday, 13th May 2021, 12:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th May 2021, 12:07 pm

Following the latest government announcement, Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust will be restarting group exercise classes at three of their venues, as well as reopening the campsite at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre and welcoming food and beverage customers back inside, from May 17.

The trust as already re-started fitness, swimming, cycling and golf, when stages one and two of the lockdown restrictions were eased and thousands of customers have made the return to exercise.

In this latest stage group exercise classes will resume at Adwick Leisure Complex, Armthorpe Leisure Centre, Doncaster Dome and Fitness Village Balby, and campers will be allowed back to the popular site at Hatfield.

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Exercise classes are set to re-start on Monday, This is a file picture taken before the pandemic

Michael Hart, chief executive at the trust, said: “It has been great to welcome customers back to swimming, cycling, golf and exercise and we are now looking forward to slowly and steadily reopening more of our activities.

“Group exercise classes will restart, with reduced numbers, and all of the covid safety measures in place to protect staff and customers.

“Camping will resume at Hatfield and visitors will be able to make the most of the café-bar that was developed last summer.

“Our food and beverage venues will be welcoming customers back in doors and the details of what will be open and when will be on our website.

“We are looking forward to welcoming even more of our customers back in a cautious and measured way. We will continue to have reduced numbers in our venues and all activities must be pre booked.

“Digital online booking will remain in place so that we can manage numbers effectively and our gym changing rooms will remain closed at this time. We are opening our swimming changing rooms but will ask that customers arrive swim ready to reduce the time spent in these areas.”

They are among a number of activities that are able to open from Monday.

The latest easing also allows pubs and restaurants to re-open indoors, and soft play centres to re-open, as well as other changes.

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