FAQs

Do I have to be a member?

You only have to be a member to use the swimming pool; you do not need a member to use our other facilities including the gym.

Are there lockers available?

Lockers are available in all of the changing rooms. A £1 coin is required to use the lockers; this is returnable after use.

Is there parking?

Yes, there is free parking at the Sports Centre.

How do I find Stonyhurst Sports Centre?

We are on the site of Stonyhurst College. Follow the signs for Swimming Pool Car Park. Membership cards permit you to access to College site via the Knowles Brow entrance; follow the signs for main entrance/deliveries.

Can I bring my child swimming with me?

You are welcome to bring your child swimming with you; if they are under 5, they must be in the pool on a 1:1 basis with a person over the age of 16 and if they are under 8, they must be in the pool on a 2:1 basis with a person over the age of 16.

Can I bring a guest with me?

Yes, guests of members are welcome to use the pool, gym and fitness classes on a pay-per-session basis.

Do I need to sign in when I arrive?

Yes, please check in at reception upon arrival.

What do I wear in the gym?

You can wear any comfortable clothing that you can move freely in. You must wear tops, socks and trainers at all times. We advise that you bring a bottle of water with you; these are available for purchase in the centre.

Am I able to freeze my membership?

If you wish to freeze your membership you can do so for up to 6 months. A payment of £5 will be taken from your account each month. One weeks’ notice must be given.

How do the fitness classes work?

We highly recommend pre-booking fitness classes; classes can be booked up to 7 days in advance. Members are able to reserve spaces for themselves and on behalf of another member. All attendees are required to complete a membership form prior to the class. Any cancellations must be made at least 3 hours before the commencement of the class.

When am I able to use the changing rooms?

Members must refrain from entering the changing rooms when they are being used by pupils. Please check on arrival if the changing rooms are available. An alternative additional changing room is available downstairs for members.

What do you offer?

We offer a range of membership options to suit everyone, personal training sessions, 1:1 swimming lessons, a variety of sports courses and facility hire.